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Nissan Leaf AT-EV is the electric rally car you never knew you wanted

This is an excellent thing to show someone who thinks the Leaf isn't good for much.

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Andrew Krok

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Believe it or not, this is a Nissan Leaf rally car.

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Its driver is an EV advocate named Chris Ramsey, who runs a Twitter account called Plug In Adventures.

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This Leaf will traverse 10,000 miles from the UK to Mongolia.

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The Mongol Rally isn't timed, so there's no need to hustle too hard.

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Its electric drivetrain is completely untouched.

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Exterior mods include a roof rack with low-voltage LEDs, steel brake lines, a sump guard, mud flaps and new wheels and tires.

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The front half of the interior is pristine, save for the addition of some all-weather rubber floor mats.

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Ramsey removed the rear seats and seatbelts, though, helping contribute to a total weight loss of about 71 pounds.

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Ramsey will stop along the route to tout the benefits of going electric.

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Am I crazy in thinking this would be super fun to drive?

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