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Nissan LEAF Hits The Record Books Again

Nissan’s multi-award winning LEAF has again driven it’s way into the record books. There was a convoy of 225 cars, driven around Silverstone Circuit to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest parade of electric vehicles’.

The record beat last years previous winner Chrysler in the US who managed 218 cars. The Nissan LEAF owners travelled from around the UK from Belfast to Aberdeen and met up at the world famous Silverstone Circuit on the 24th November.

Nissan organised the event, bringing the owners together to share there ownership experiences and gather more information about how they use there world’s best selling electric car.

Famous faces such as presenter Robert Llewellyn and ‘Bang goes the Therory’ presenter Dallas Campbell joined the owners, who paraded there cars around the circuit for just two miles under the watchful eye of the Guinness World Record adjudicators.

“It was great to see so many LEAFs on the track at the same time.  We are delighted to have broken the Guinness world record and want to thank all the owners who helped us achieve this, we couldn’t have done it without them.” commented Paul O’Neill, Nissan’s product manager for LEAF.

The Nissan LEAF previously entered the record books earlier this year by becoming the fastest car over a mile in reverse, this was set at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June with stunt driver  Terry Grant.

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