Nissan Unveils Le Mans Prototype Plans

Nissan unveiled Friday the ZEOD RC – claimed to be the world’s fastest electric racing car that will reach speeds of more than 300km/h with electric technology at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

The ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car) will make its race debut at next year’s Le Mans 24 Hour. Nissan will trial variants of electric drive train technologies as part of its intended future return to LM P1 competition to challenge for overall victory at Le Mans.

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The car will compete under the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s ‘Garage 56′ entry – an additional spot on the grid for vehicles that showcase new and innovative technology.

Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car

Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car

Run as a Nissan / Nismo full factory program with input from Japan, Europe and the USA, the program design team is headed by Ben Bowlby who has been appointed as Nissan’s director of Motorsport Innovation and previously worked on the Nissan DeltaWing.

Nissan has kicked off a unique aspect of the program – fans getting the chance to unveil the car in the public area of the Le Mans circuit. Nissan intends to draw back the curtain for fans to provide continued updates via its partnership with YouTube and its Nismo.TV channel.

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