Nissan Returning to 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014 with Electric Technology

Nissan has announced that it’ll return to the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours with an innovative project showcasing electric technology.

The new project race car will be led by Nismo and will follow up on the DeltaWing experimental race car that competed in last year’s Le Mans race. Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn hinted that a new approach to innovation and excitement will be the project’s core, and confirmed that the automaker will return as the “Garage 56” entry for innovative concepts with an all-new race car featuring electric technology.

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“We will return to Le Mans with a vehicle that will act as a high-speed test bed in the harshest of environments for both our road car and race car electric vehicle technology,” said Mr. Ghosn.

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