Nissan’s assault on the Le Mans 24 Hours may have ended early, but the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC electric prototype still leaves Le Mans having reached its historic goals of hitting 300 km/h on the Mulsanne Straight and recording a complete lap of Le Mans on electric power only.
In the LM P2 class at Le Mans today, it was a great day for the Nissan engine, which took the first eight positions in class. The new Ligier JS P2 chassis made a very successful debut, as the No.46 Thiriet by TDS Racing entry took pole position. The No.35 Oak Racing entry driven by two GT Academy winners grabbed third place.
The revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC has recorded the highest ever speed by an electric vehicle at Le Mans with Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama reaching 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Less than one year since its introduction, NissanConnect℠ with Mobile Apps has rapidly gained attention in the telematics world. Earlier this week, Telematics Detroit, the world's largest forum dedicated to the future of connected auto mobility, named NissanConnect℠ with Mobile Apps the 2013/2014 Industry Newcomer Award winner.
There are 148 Nissan cars in the Gran Turismo franchise – more than any other automaker. Each car – from the Skyline Sport Coupe and Fairlady Z to the GT-R NISMO GT3 – represents a chapter of Nissan's story. On June 10 we open the next chapter.
Nissan Group today announced total Canadian sales for May of 10,658 units, an increase of 27.4 per cent and the tenth consecutive month of record sales. Sales ending June 2, 2014 also marks a significant milestone for Nissan Canada Inc.