Nissan made history at Le Mans this morning with the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of Le Mans. GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip was at the wheel as the ZEOD RC completed an entire 8.5-mile lap powered by a pair of 110 kW electric motors rotating at 40,000rpm during … Continue reading
The scene is set for another thrilling Le Mans 24 Hours and Nissan will be taking centre stage with the long-awaited race debut of Nissan ZEOD RC, Nissan’s innovative electric racing car. Over a quarter of the grid will be powered by Nissan in 2014, demonstrating the success of the manufacturer’s world-beating LM P2 engine. … Continue reading
It features thousands of parts, brand new technology, has taken countless hours of design, engineering, construction and testing and now Nissan has revealed what is under the skin of the revolutionary prototype. With every single component on the car down to the smallest nut and bolt modelled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, Nissan has … Continue reading
Spaniard Lucas Ordóñez broke new ground when he won the inagural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition but now the two-time Le Mans podium finisher is eagerly awaiting the change the face of sportscar racing with the Nissan ZEOD RC. Ordóñez, fellow GT Academy alumni Wolfgang Reip and their recently announced Japanese teammate Satoshi Motoyama tested … Continue reading
Three-time Japanese Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama will join Nissan GT Academy winners Lucas Ordóñez and Wolfgang Reip on the driver line-up for the revolutionary electric Nissan ZEOD RC at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. Motoyama will make his fourth Le Mans start aboard the Nissan racer which combines a 300 horsepower electric powertrain … Continue reading
As the countdown to the race debut for the Nissan ZEOD RC at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours draws closer, the testing schedule for the revolutionary electric prototype has switched into high gear. The Nissan ZEOD RC recently completed a multi-day test at Snetterton in the UK and will soon conduct its first European … Continue reading
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced in February that Nissan would return to Le Mans in 2014 in Garage 56 with a car that focused on innovation and excitement. At 10:30am on Friday 21 June Nissan will reveal its 2014 Garage 56 entry.