Nissan has expanded the electric Leaf trim range with a new Acenta+ version that will be released as a prelude to a next-generation model.
The new trim level, which sits between Acenta and range-topping Tekna, goes on sale today priced at 24,740 including the 5000 government plug-in grant.
Acenta+ carries a 1150 price hike over standard Acenta trim. It adds new blue 17in Autech alloy wheels and a 6.6kW charger whichallows a full charge from empty in four hours. Seven-pin and three-pin cables also come as standard .
EV director for Nissan Europe Jean Pierre Diernaz told Autocar that the new grade will give some momentum to the Leaf, before a next-generation model is released in the mid-term.
We are working on the succession plan, of course, on various aspects, he said. One is the car, another one is the battery technology and range.
A bigger battery and bigger range will come, he added. We are working very actively on this.
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