Nissan Leaf starts at AUD51.500 in Australia image

The Japanese based automaker has recently released the pricing for the Nissan Leaf in Australia, which starts at 51.500 AUD.

After the vehicle received several “Car of the Year” awards and Nissan has celebrated its 1 year birthday with a unique commercial video, time has come for the eco-friendly Leaf to be launched on new markets too, Australia being one of them. According to the car manufacturer, the Nissan Leaf starts at 51.500 AUD in Australia and only 13 dealers in urban areas of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Perth will be qualified to sell and service the electric vehicle, but Nissan will add more in the following years.

There’s no word yet on the trim levels of the model, but as a reminder, the 2012 model year Nissan Leaf is coming with a warranty of 8 years or 100.000 miles for the advanced lithium-ion battery pack. Five exterior colors are available for the 2012 model, like the Cayenne Red, Super Black, Brilliant Silver, Blue Ocean and Glacier Pearl. Nissan is continuing to offer the Leaf with front-wheel drive and its motor is generation a total output of 107 horsepower, having a peak torque of 207 lb-ft and offering a range of 100 miles (160 km) per charge.