Global Premiere: Nissan Thailand launches the brand's latest electric car


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The new Nissan Kicks E-Power Crossover SUV defied the COVID-19 to launch fully into the Thailand Auto market on May 15th!


The new Nissan Kicks E-Power crossover will launch today (Photo Credit Car 365)

So, it appears we are facing another exciting car launch. This time the model is the new 2020 Nissan Kicks E-Power Electric car, also called EV for Electric Vehicle.

This car was going to be launched pre-COVID-19, but the distress of the pandemic put that on hold, as it did so many events that were postponed because of the Coronavirus, such as the delayed debut of the GMC Hummer.

Now, with countries and economies opening up once again, even amidst the pandemic, and despite COVID-19 crippling the global automotive industry, Nissan is jumping on the wagon to launch the 2020 Nissan Kicks.

See the complete picture of the Nissan Kicks in the video:

Nissan Kicks 2020 E-Power for launch today

The amazing thing is that Nissan has chosen Thailand as the market to launch the new Nissan Kicks 2020 E-Power. This was announced by popular Thai website which is an online destination for car sales, review, expert's consultancy, and general automotive information based in Thailand.

2020 Nissan Kicks E-Power

The 2020 Nissan Kicks E-Power is, of course, Nissan’s newest Crossover-SUV. The car is being launched under the aegis of Nissan Thailand.  Nissan Thailand gives the details of the launch as happening on the 15th of May, 2020, at about 7 PM, local time. The model is the first launch that the auto company is engaging in since the pandemic hit.

Many automakers have gone the route of online launches or digital showcases to introduce their products. This bold move by Nissan Thailand is a recent first. Meanwhile, Nigeria is not left in the cold as regards the EV race; the recently launched commercial electric vehicle in Nigeria is a pointer that the electric car revolution will soon be a fact in Nigeria also.


Despite COVID-19, Nissan is pushing on with its launch of the 2020 Nissan Kicks

Specs of the 2020 Nissan Kicks E-Power

The Nissan Kicks E-power is a hybrid electric car that utilizes the upside-down concept of power. It has just one electric motor, and Nissan has said there is no limit to the range. Its gasoline engine charges the car’s electric motor, making any external charge point unnecessary.

Other specs of the Nissan Kicks E-Power include a 1.2-liter petrol engine with HR12DE 3-cylinders, used as the charging mechanism for the 1.5 kilowatt-hours battery, all together outputting 129 horsepower.  


Elegance and style define the Kicks 2020, and it's an Electric car too!

Price of the 2020 Nissan Kicks E-Power

Though not officially announced, the price is expected to be in the region of ฿1 million or ₦12 million.  For this electric car, that sounds pretty reasonable.

For great Nissan cars for sale deals right here in Nigeria, just check out the Naijauto cars classifieds section.

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Joshua, or KK as friends call him, is a Filmmaker, Writer and Director. A Christian, Joshua is a product of Nigeria’s foremost film school, the National Film Institute, Jos, where he majored in Writing/Directing. Joshua began his writing career at age 18 when an older brother gave him a four page outline of a children novel. Joshua intends to keep writing and directing. His screen name is sometimes Joshua Kalu Ephraim (Writing), and sometimes Joshua KK (directing).

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