nissan: townpod EV nissan: townpod EV
sep 30, 2010

nissan: townpod EV

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nissan recently revealed its townpod ev concept which aims to combine private and commercial features with an electrically powered drivetrain. the townpod EV was on display at the paris auto show, with only a few details revealed. the vehicle has a sizable frame that allows ample space for passengers and cargo.. the back seats are removable and adjustable giving a lot or a little more truck room. the trunk hatch itself splits into two horizontal swinging doors to make loading and unloading easy, while a small sunroof like opening in the roof allows larger objects to squeeze inside.

http://www.nissan-global.com

image: nissan

image: nissan

image: nissan

image: nissan

image: nissan

image: nissan

image: nissan

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  • interesting concept…too bad it’s ugly as hell!

    a d k v says:
  • Definitively asian style…

    Corentin says:
  • Nice.

    Rear window may be a little too small for easy parking.

    Steve says:
  • cooool

    Lenny says:
  • Optimus Prime…eat your heart out.

    This is definately Transformers influenced!

    Love it!

    Dr. Design says:
  • I like the idea, especially the adjustable seats to allow for more cargo – however, it looks like there’s a giant blind spot, and as Steve said, that rear window looks pretty small….

    dubold says:
  • it is beautiful because it is innovative, creative, esthetic and futuristic. Definately not ugly as our friend adkv seems to thing!
    In fact the word ugly cannot be attached to anything making such an innovative effort. It is not an allowable word usage.

    Brent Blake says:
  • The front of the car looks like it has been bitten by something and it is bloated from the infection.
    The wrap around glass is pretty and the interior is nice.
    I guess there is no other way to say it.
    There is no excuse for such an ugly design.
    Beady eyes and it looks like they couldn’t afford any
    more plastic for better tail lights. The blue lighting behind the charge area is incongruous since the rest of the exterior is such a waste. What a bloated mess.

    rcvs1 says:
  • Somehow, I find those crazy seats to look comfortable… in a Star Trek kind of way 🙂

    Andrew
    [url=http://www.autoanything.com/] AutoAnything [/url]

    Andrew says:
  • What a cool looking car! It also appears to be highly functional for such a smal beast. The rear hatch could fit a riding mower!

    Marty says:
  • I think it is funny that people think sci-fi vehicles are cool, but when a new car that’s futuristic looking comes out, people say they’re ugly.

    cradaddi says:

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