Nissan Testing 250-Plus-Mile Range Leaf Mule With New Battery Chemistry

2015 Nissan LEAF cutaway. The second-generation Leaf is supposed to be more mainstream in appearance. The Japanese test-mule driver that reportedly accumulated 259 miles (417 km) with over 124 miles (200 km) remaining did so during “a day of scenic drives.” Harder usage, as always, will reduce ultimate range potential.