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Nissan Leaf become 2011 World Car Of The Year

Garage: Electric Cars - Hybrid Cars - New York Auto Show - Nissan

Nissan Leaf finally made it… the zero emission all electric car become the 1st winner of the 2011 World Car Of The Year awards.

Nissan Leaf achieve the 2011 World Car Of The Year awards after competing with 39 new vehicles at New York International Auto Show. The finalists for this events are the new Audi A8, 2011 BMW 5 Series, and the Nissan Leaf.

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Citroen DS5 at 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

Garage: Citroen - Concept Cars - Hybrid Cars - News - Shanghai Auto Show

Citroen DS5 has been revealed at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show after the previous teaser image leaked on the web. The new Citroen DS5 will be equipped with a four-wheel-drive system and powered with the HYbrid4 diesel hybrid technology which results a 200 bhp power output. The company also said that the new Citroen DS5 has a CO2 emissions level of 99g/km.

Citroen DS5 is a four door, five seat vehicle that has a 465 liters luggage capacity which offers a driving position similar to the one offered by a Gran Turismo coupe. With its compact body, 1.85m in width, and 4.52m in length, Citroen DS5 has a body style which blended of various models such as an estate and a hatchback model.

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Garage: Electric Cars - Hybrid Cars - New York Auto Show - Nissan - Racing Cars

Nissan LEAF NISMO RC is an all-electric racing version car that will be unveiled by Nissan on April 20 at the 2011 New York Auto Show. Powered by a lithium-ion battery composed of 48 compact modules and a 80kW AC synchronous motor, Nissan LEAF NISMO RC may develops 107 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque.

Nissan LEAF NISMO RC can reach its top speed at 93 miles per hour and has 0 to 62 mph in 6.85 seconds acceleration time. While under racing conditions, the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC is projected to have a running time of around 20 minutes.

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