LLN drives the 2011 Leaf and writes – ‘Powered by an 80kW AC Synchronous motor producing an equivalent 107 horsepower and 207 lb-ft. of torque, the Leaf is clearly no wallflower. Power comes on instantly, and stays steady throughout the powerband, unlike a typical internal combustion engine that builds up to a peak and then tapers off. It’s kind of like that saying, “all-in.” Top speed is hit as the needle clicks over the 90 mph mark.’
Sixteen percent over the estimated mileage with using the air conditioning system? That’s not too shabby at all. Read more about the 2011 Nissan Leaf.