Nissan unveils new Leaf, the icon of Intelligent Mobility for the first time in Thailand at the International Motor Expo 2017

Automotive Press Releases Wednesday December 6, 2017 16:45
Bangkok--6 Dec--TQPR

Nissan Motor (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is showcasing a new generation of electric vehicles led by the Nissan Leaf – plus its smart e-POWER technology and the new, intelligent 2018 Nissan Navara - at the 34th Thailand International Motor Expo.

These vehicles reflect the ongoing development of Nissan's highly advanced automotive technology under 'Nissan Intelligent Mobility.' The company's entire eight-vehicle range will be available for viewing at the show, along with special offers to help customers buy the car they love.

Customers can also take advantage of Nissan's new financial program, 'Nissan Easy Pay' by Nissan Leasing (Thailand) Ltd., which provides flexible payment terms for potential customers who are interested in owning a Nissan car with monthly payments starting at just THB 3,330 per month and three payment options to choose from. Customers can choose to pay their outstanding balance as normal, extend the final installment payment for another 36 months, or trade in an old car for a new vehicle using the price difference of both vehicles as a down payment.

The show runs from 30 November to 11 December 2017 at booth A12, Challenger Hall 1 Impact Muang Thong Thani.

"I am proud to announce two pieces of great news today. One being the unveiling of the new Nissan LEAF for the first time here in Thailand, which further demonstrates our deep commitment to highly innovative product developmentunder the concept 'Nissan Intelligent Mobility,' as we continue to show true leadership in the electric vehicle market in Thailand," said Mr. Antoine Barthes, President, Nissan Motor (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

"We are also thrilled to show our new Navara, a smart, tough pickup. We will continue to follow our core values in putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, reflected in the fact that we deliver 'Innovation that Excites,' through the most innovative products, from the Navara to our e-POWER technology to the exciting new LEAF," Barthes said.

Nissan LEAF – from global market leader to a pioneer in the Thai electric vehicle market
Nissan is showing the new Nissan LEAF, the world's best-selling electric vehicle with more than 291,000 units sold, at the show. In September the company announced it will be bringing the vehicle to Thailand.

The new electric powertrain delivers an exhilarating, linear driving performance with a power output of 110 kW, 38% more than the previous generation of Nissan LEAF. Torque has been increased 26% to 320 Nm, resulting in improved acceleration.

Even with the additional power output, the new Nissan LEAF's driving range has increased. The car's new 40kWh Lithium-ion battery pack delivers an estimated range of 400 km[1], which should satisfy the daily driving of our customers.

This brand-new product also comes with the latest e-Pedal technology, which allows drivers to start, accelerate, decelerate, stop, and hold the car by using the accelerator pedal. It also features ProPILOT, a single-lane autonomous driving technology, and ProPILOT Park that automatically controls the vehicle and guides it into parking spots. Providing, even more, comfort and safety for drivers.

New e-POWER Technology

Nissan's smart e-POWER technology, a further innovation under 'Nissan Intelligent Mobility,' will be on display at the booth. e-POWER is an adaptation of electric vehicle technology perfected in the Nissan LEAF. This technology features a small gasoline engine that helps recharge the vehicle's high-output battery when necessary, eliminating the need for an external battery recharger.. Nissan's e-POWER EV-based drivetrain delivers massive torque almost instantly andconstantly, which enhances drive response and results in smooth acceleration. This means exceptional driving enjoyment while delivering much lower fuel consumption when compared to conventional hybrid vehicles.

Nissan showcases the new 2018 Navara with first-in-class functionality that further enhances the driving experience

One of the highlights of the Nissan booth during the 34th Thailand International Motor Expo this year is the 2018 Nissan Navara – the high-tech and powerful pickup. The 2018 Nissan Navara ticks all the required boxes for measurement ofsuccess by adding the state-of-the-art 'Around View Monitor' for the first time, while increasing safety now on the top model with seven airbags throughout the pickup.

The 2018 Nissan Navara with Nissan Intelligent Mobility features is priced starting at 796,500 baht for Navara King Cab Calibre EL 6 speed manual transmission to 1,090,000 baht for the top model plus the seven airbags for Navara Double cab EL seven-speed-automatic transmission.

Nissan Navara pickups come equipped with Nissan's Intelligent Safety Shield and are powered by a 2.5-liter VGS turbo diesel engine, offering customers two output levels: 190 horsepower with a a peak torque of450 Nm or a 163 horsepower version with 403 Nm of maximum torque. Both come with either a seven-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual transmission. The interior has been designed for complete passenger comfort, with a luxury dashboard that features a gentle sweep from the center panel that emphsises spaciousness, and a steering wheel with an aluminum design finish on the center cluster and console.

In line with Nissan's focus on putting the customer at the heart of everything it does, the nine Nissan models available for customers to explore at the 34th Thailand International Motor Expo 2017 are all-time favorite vehicles that meet every customer need. Interested buyers of the Nissan Navara can enjoy a special price, 0% interest, a gift voucher valued at THB 10,000, and one year of Nissan Premium Protection – its first-class auto insurance. 'Nissan Easy Pay' vehicle monthly payments start at THB 4,500 with up to 60 months of installments, and a trade-in bonus valued at THB 10,000 depending on the participating Nissan model.

A Nissan X-Trail test drive is ideal for those potential customers who are looking for a modern vehicle with a sleek, sophisticated look. Interested buyers qualify for a gift voucher of THB 25,000, a 0% interest rate with a 30% down payment, with up to 48 months of installment payments plus one year of Nissan Premium Protection – the company's first-class auto insurance.

City drivers searching for the most the comfortable and convenient vehicle for urban driving should look no further than the Nissan Almera or the Nissan Note. Buyers interested in these models can receive a gift voucher valued at THB 10,000, one year of Nissan Premium Protection. The company's first-class auto insurance, 'Nissan Easy Pay' monthly vehicle payments that start at THB 3,990 with up to 60 months of installment payments, and a low down payment beginning at THB 19,999, depending on the participating model.

The new Nissan Note also now offers additional personalized accessory colors, namely white, pink, and yellow, in addition to the existing paint finishes of orange, red, black, and purple. A new color has also been introduced for its Aero Kit, while the front-rear bumper skirts come with an exciting red bumper bar. Customers can also enjoy an Exterior Personalization Package at a special price of THB 6,800 and an Interior Personalization Package at a special price of THB 5,250.

Another exclusive offer only valid during the 34th Thailand International Motor Expo 2017 gives visitors a 15% discount on all Nissan collections and accessories for any product line.

Anyone interested in learning about the family of Nissan vehicles can find more information at Nissan's 190-plus showrooms and service centers in 77 provinces nationwide. For further information, please contact a Nissan Call Center at 02 401 9600 or visit

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