Nissan presented for the Japanese market the renewed version of the Note which is quite popular there, and its hybrid version, called e-Power, with Nismo deciding to presented the Note e-Power Nismo.
Externally the car features a different bumper with new LED lights, new alloy wheels, red accents on the mirrors and side skirts, a blue stripe on the mask, a different rear bumper and a chrome exhaust.
It is equipped with a 1.2 liter three-cylinder engine that produces 79 hp, combined with an electric motor that delivers 109 hp with 254 Nm of torque. The engine works similarly to the engine of the BMW i3 REX, with Nissan saying that the advantage of this system is the direct torque from zero revs.
The battery that stores the energy is much smaller than the one of the Leaf, about 1/20 the size of Leaf’s battery, with the system being capable to give the car an autonomy of 37.2 km with one litre of fuel, which means that the consumption of the car is 2.6 litres/100 km.