Nissan MIXIM EV by Nissan, Japan

2010: Electrifying! Beautiful, Innovative & Radiant.

Full Size Vehicle on Display at Michelin Challenge Design™


The Mixim EV is an electric sports car that debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It is powered by advanced, compact Lithium-Ion batteries driving two of Nissan’s ‘Super Motor’ electric motor/generator packs – one each for the front and rear axles. Nissan developed the Mixim along the principles of the Nissan Green Program.

Mixim has a top speed of 180 km/h with a potential maximum range of 250km from the two 50kW electric motors. The quick charging Lithium-Ion batteries can be fully charged between 20 and 40 minutes.

Nissan’s Mixim looks like no other small city car. The dramatic swept-back wraparound windscreen is the dominant feature, inspired by a crash helmet’s visor.

The flowing roofline finishes at a sharply truncated rear hatch and large scissor-hinged doors encroach into the roof making access easy.

The Mixim has a centrally mounted driver seat with two recessed passenger seats at each side of the driver, while a fourth seat is folded in the luggage area. The driver’s seat can move aside to aid passengers’ entry and exit.

Mixim has a 2530mm wheelbase, and is just 3700mm long, 1800mm wide and 1400mm high. The lightweight composite body allows a kerb weight of just 950kg.

There are a number of unique features inside Mixim including the LCD screen which displays vehicle speed, distance covered and power usage. There are rear view cameras in place of door mirrors that relay the view from behind onto screens at each end of the dash. In addition, there is a forward-facing camera that gives the driver an accurate real-time depiction of the road ahead.