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Nissan e-NV200 Upgraded for VIP Shuttle Services

After it made its world debut back in March at the Geneva Motor Show, the electric variant of the Nissan NV200 light commercial vehicle has now spawned a snazzy concept specially made to the measure of VIP transportation services.
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Dubbed Nissan e-NV200 VIP Concept, engineers and designers worked together to adapt the quirky van from an all-electric workhorse to a posh people carrier. The two-tone blue exterior contrasts with the high quality white leather-trimmed seats, themselves contrasting with the black lower portion of the cabin and the piano black control surfaces.

Two comfy seats Nissan calls 'Club Class' are fitted at the rear, coming with integrated extending leg rests and armrests. By positioning them way behind the sliding door, occupants of the rear seats can access them easily and are offered up to 670 mm of legroom, adequate space even for tall passengers.

In addition to the limousine-like levels of space, the rear occupants can keep themselves entertained thanks to an infotainment system that uses a big 21.5-inch DSP monitor. Music, movies, photos, you name it, this system can play it. Additionally, you can pair a phone, tablet or laptop to it and do all of the aforementioned, which is rather convenient.

Then there's a center console positioned between the rear 'Club Class' seats that incorporates controls for the infotainment system, ambient lighting, but also houses a neat little fridge. As for the driver, he'll be happy with the Nissan Smart Rear-View mirror housed within the structure of the conventional rear-view mirror, with a built-in LCD monitor feeding live footage of what's happening behind the posh van.

In terms of drivetrain technologies, the e-NV200 VIP Concept uses the same 80 kW synchronous electric motor, as well as the same 48-module lithium-ion battery pack as the standard e-NV200 and Leaf.

"The e-NV200 Evalia is already an unprecedentedly quiet and comfortable vehicle, and this concept takes zero emission downtown transportation further, to a new level of serenity," explains Dany Boulenger, Nissan's global corporate sales division manager. "Based on demand some of its features could easily be offered as affordable aftermarket conversions." he concluded.


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