We try Nissan's bonkers BladeGlider

James Baggott



As we hit the back straight of the twisting kart track in the middle of a shanty town in Brazil the wail of the concept car's electric motors reaches a crescendo.

It's banshee-like in pitch and would rival a hover bike from Star Wars in tone – this is noise like no electric car that's gone before it, and it's pointing to the future of EVs for Nissan.
We've come to Rio de Janeiro to experience this mad Batmobile-a-like sports car concept, dubbed the BladeGlider.

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