Nissan has revealed its all new Townstar van, a fully electric light commercial vehicle with a range of up to 177 miles.
The vehicle will be available in both petrol and electric form, but the manufacturer hopes its zero emissions drivetrain will “future-proof business operations” and accelerate the transition towards electrification.
The Townstar joins Nissan’s existing lineup of electric light commercial vehicles, which consists of the e-NV200. The fully electric van will be equipped with a 44kWh battery and advanced technology and will offer 245Nm of torque and 177 miles of range, a 43% improvement over the outgoing e-NV200.
Nissan has also introduced more than 20 new technologies to the Townstar, including a range of safety technologies and advanced driver assistance features such as Side Wind Assist and Trailer Sway Assist, Intelligent Emergency Braking featuring Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection and Junction Assist, as well as Hands-Free Parking and Intelligent Cruise Control puts Townstar at the forefront of the category.
Featuring up to 4.3m3 of cargo space, the new compact van can transport two Euro pallets and up to 800kg of cargo with ease, while the powerful powertrains allow the vehicle to offer a 1,500kg towing capacity, adapting to each businesses’ specific requirements.
Emmanuelle Serazin, LCV & corporate sales director of Nissan Europe, said: “Offering two efficient powertrain solutions, ergonomic design and unique technologies, the all-new Townstar is comprehensively equipped to meet customers’ ever-changing needs.
“With tougher emissions standards, urban access restrictions, and ever-increasing demand for last-mile delivery, businesses large and small need to find effective and sustainable solutions to remain competitive and optimise their operations.”