Gallery: Infiniti Unveils LE Concept Electric Sedan, With World’s First...

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Infiniti has just taken the wraps off of its Infiniti LE electric sedan concept at the 2012 New York Auto Show, and we were on the scence to get the scoop. The LE is a preview of the production version that is expected to reach showrooms within the next two years, and we were especially excited to find out that the car will use the world's first home wireless charging system. The Infiniti LE concept borrows styling elements from previous Infiniti concepts, but this time the overall design of the concept is closer to a model that can actually be produced. According to Infiniti it's about 85 percent accurate to the production model.

Infiniti just unveiled its new Infiniti LE electric sedan concept at the 2012 New York Auto Show, and Inhabitat was on the scene to get the scoop on this gorgeous new electric vehicle. The Infiniti LE features a 100 kW electric motor with 134 horsepower and 240 lb-ft. of torque, and a 24 kWh lithium-ion battery will enable it to travel up to 100 miles on a single charge. Best of all, the car will use the world’s first home wireless charging system, so drivers will be able to juice up their car without popping in the plug. Read on for more!

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  1. Robert Beagley-Brown April 5, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    A good few years ago, my wife designed a light that charged via induction charging and she said it was an extremely inefficient method of charging something. If that’s still true, then it seems strange to me to waste energy in this way just because people can’t be bothered to plug in a plug.

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