Nissan’s EV Sportscar Mimics A Glider Airplane [Pics]

Nissan’s EV Sportscar Mimics A Glider Airplane [Pics]
Design

The BladeGlider concept aims to offer a driving experience more comparable to solo flying.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 8 november 2013

At the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show, Nissan will be offering a look at their take on the sports car of the future. The BladeGlider Concept is an all electric, three-seat vehicle unlike anything on the road today. In fact, the design team took inspiration from outside the automotive world to inform the aesthetic design direction and driving experience. As the name suggests, glider airplanes were an influence, as well as high performance swept wing aircraft. Why look to airplanes? One look at the BladeGliders’ shape and you’ll see more resemblance to a plane than a car.

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