Similar to Nissan’s DeltaWing, with its delta-shape body, the front of the BladeGlider is narrow, while the rear is wider, setting up the 1+2 seating arrangement with the driver nestled in front while passengers sit behind each of his shoulders. However, this futuristic zero-emissions vehicle will be powered by a lithium-ion battery. This vehicle is no longer a concept and will be heading to production. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Nissan says: “When BladeGlider matures into a production car, it could be Nissan’s first use of in-wheel motors. The in-wheel motors provide rear-wheel propulsion with independent motor management, while also contributing to freedom of upper body design and space-efficient packaging. The goal was to revolutionize the architecture of the vehicle to provoke new emotions, provide new value and make visible for consumers how Zero Emissions can help redefine our conception of vehicle basic.”