Nissan will be showcasing the Nissan TeRRA Zero Emission SUV Concept on 27th September, at Paris Motor Show 2012. The TeRRA SUV has the 4×4 fuel cell electric power-train, which has the capability of off-road driving condition as well as smooth on-road experience. In the future technology of zero emission among SUV’s and crossovers, the TeRRA concept has the done an outstanding work with its zero-emission capability, which is the great achievement in Green Cars with its Eco-Friendliness and getting SUV’s all benefits in any road conditions.With Athletic in the exterior and taking care of the Europe zone conditions, the All-Wheel Drive TeRRA is featured with Aerodynamic flat body, sculptured lamps, attractive colors, short overhangs, and sharp corners. While on the interior, AWD TeRRA has soothing ambience with dashboard finished in wood/metal contrast, combination of acrylic colored and blond wood trim in the door panel and clean steering and instrument console view for driver vision. The TeRRA SUV Concept has unique diagonal and hexagonal seats layout, giving driver a more central location for clear view of front with fully flat cabin deck and arranging rear passenger positioned over the shoulder of front one to allow all passengers to provide shared and clear vision of exciting trip. It has the unique instrument cluster, which is an electronic tablet, more like a portable device which provides an intelligent key. The driver docks it when enters and removes it when leave. When docked in TeRRA, the tablet’s default view displays speed and other key performance indicators. But the driver can easily toggle to communications,entertainment, navigation and other views. Outside the car it provides all the tablet functions and constantly keep in touch with the vehicle, giving every communication and information on the road and elsewhere. It will be a promising future Electric Car whose front wheels are powered by electric propulsion system which is introduced in the Nissan LEAF. No drive shafts are used to power the rear wheels but the back wheel is powered by an in-wheel electric motor, based on the working prototypes featured in 3 successive PIVO concepts. There is no hump in the cabin floor or on the underbody and thus makes cabin deck and underside bodypan flat and under the hood Nissan uses proprietary hydrogen fuel cell stack, which is highly compact unit that provides world-leading power density of 2.5kW/L and costs just 1/6th of its 2005 predecessor.
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Photo Gallery of Nissan TeRRA SUV Concept
Auto Press Release 2012
September 12, 2012
Zero Emissions, Zero Limits Nissan’s TeRRA SUV concept takes sustainability off-road
- Nissan-developed fuel cell vehicle opens path to future zero-emission SUV featuring electric 3-motor AWD
- Compact SUV exterior design expresses athletic eco-appeal with “Modern Toughness” that’s confident off-road or in the city
- Unique seating layout and material fusion set a new paradigm in SUV category
- Portable instrument cluster creates seamless digital space