Nov 7, 2008

SEMA : Nissan Altima "HOT ROD HYBRID"

Nissan and Florida-based company Braille Battery joined hands to promote hybrid technology and alternative fuel usage with release of the “Hot Rod Hybrid”(that is based on a Nissan Altima Hybrid) at the SEMA Motor Show.

The Braille Nissan Altima Hybrid is a race car that will be used in the Time Attack Series and the Cannonball Run/One Lap of America race in April 2009.

It is powered by a 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder engine that runs on Ethanol E85 fuel and an electric system. There are a couple of customizations - a Vortech electric supercharger and an Electric Drive Braille Battery Carbon Racing Pack.

The Braille Nissan Altima Hybrid outputs an estimated 270 hp at the crank when run on E85 and 240 lb/ft of torque between 0 – 1500 rpm when run on electricity. The Braille Battery powered “Hot Rod Hybrid” horsepower is 440 hp. According to the company, the Hot Rod Hybrid hits the quarter mile in 12.9 seconds at an estimated 109.2 mph.

This Hot Hybrid also comes with accessories like : Sparco racing seats, Power Film flexible solar panels, Braille hybrid racing battery and energy conserving Yokohama tires and Stillen aero body paneling.

A Hybrid machine accompanied by Speed and Luxury, this vehicle from Nissan is really HOT!! what do you say ?


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