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 |  Jan 10 2014, 11:02 AM

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The Nissan Leaf has remained relatively unchanged since it debuted, but something called the Leaf “Aero Style” at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon could hint at the electric car’s future design.

The Leaf Aero Style features an exclusively designed front bumper that incorporates LED lights. Whether or not the front bumper is actually more aerodynamic than the current Leaf’s front bumper remains unknown, but the electric vehicle would benefit greatly from improved aerodynamics.

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Major changes aren’t expected from the Nissan Leaf anytime soon, though the Japanese automaker does want to improve its range drastically by 2016. The current Leaf has a range of approximately 75 miles, but the figure varies based on driving conditions. Nissan hopes that by 2016, its Leaf will have a reliable range of 125 miles.

GALLERY: Nissan Leaf Aero Style

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  • Leaf Man

    The new 100% charging reporting method that has now been adopted by the EPA now gives the MY14 Leaf a range of 84 miles not the incorrectly reported 75 miles that is shown in this article which appears to still be using the previous, now defunct, method of 80% charge reporting.