Scots first off the grid with new Leaf 20 | 02 | 2018

    LEADING SCOTS NISSAN dealer, Midlothian based Alex F Noble & Son, has taken delivery of the very first all-new Leaf to roll off the production line in Sunderland. The all-electric carries the first available chassis number, 0000001.

    The delivery comes seven years after Alex F Noble & Son was appointed Nissan’s inaugural electric vehicle dealership in Scotland in 2011. It also subsequently became the first dealership in Scotland to sell the very first Nissan Leaf.

    “We were absolutely thrilled when we saw we had in fact, taken delivery of the very first all-new Leaf to roll off the Sunderland production line,” Gordon Campbell, Alex F Noble Nissan sales manager, said.

    Related: 2018 Nissan Leaf starts from £21,990

    “It was a real privilege for us to have sold the very first Leaf in the UK seven years ago and this is certainly another honour for us. Whoever chooses to buy the vehicle from us, will be definitely buying a piece of history.”

    Priced from £21,990, including a £4500 government grant, the all-new Leaf now comes with a 40kWh battery to provide a much larger range on a single charge.

    Together with an exterior overhaul, with a dynamic new front end and signature ‘floating roof’, the new Leaf comes with game-changing advanced driver assistance with the innovative e-Pedal as well as ProPilot and ProPilot Park.

    Related: Scotland charges ahead with EVs

    The e-Pedal gives motorists a whole new way to drive, allowing them to start, accelerate and stop using just one pedal, making every journey simpler and more enjoyable.

    ProPilot takes the stress out of driving by automatically controlling the steering, acceleration and braking on single-lane highways, while ProPilot Park assists in similar ways, guiding the car safely into a space and making parking effortless.

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    Jim McGill

    Caption: Alex F Noble Nissan sales manager, Gordon Campbell with the very first all-new Nissan Leaf to roll off the production line

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