Nissan Land Glider

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The Nissan Land Glider is an electric concept car presented by the Japanese car manufacturer Nissan at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show.

The Land Glider, a narrow-track vehicle, looks and feels like a mixture between a car, a motorcycle, and an airplane. The rear-view mirrors have been replaced by cameras and monitors.[1] Inside, the traditional steering wheel is replaced with something similar in appearance to an aircraft's yoke control. Riding on a motorcycle-inspired Tandem architecture, the Land Glider and its tires can lean up to 17 degrees in turns. Power comes from two electric motors connected to lithium-ion batteries mounted underneath the floor. The Land Glider features a non-contact charging system that enables it to be recharged at any wireless charging station.[2][3]


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  2. ^ Michael Gauthier (2009-10-07). "Nissan Land Glider Concept Highlighted for Tokyo Motor Show". World Car Fans. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  3. ^ Nunn, Peter; Stevens, Dan (2009-10-21). "Tokyo video: Nissan Land Glider". Autocar. Retrieved 2010-05-18.