The Nissan Leaf is a 5 door hatchback electric car, shown here with bonnet and cable access doors open. It was launched in the UK in March 2011, it has a retail price of £30,990 (£23,990 after the Plug In Car grant). As of August 2011, 700 Leafs have been sold in the UK.
This is a glimpse of the future of motoring. The range is more than enough for just about any journey undertaken on UK roads by an average user – how often do you really need to travel more 100 miles in one go? You can top it up from any household 13amp socket.