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Video: 2014 Nissan LMP1 Le Mans racer to be ‘electrifying’

Nissan announced it will be returning to Le Mans next year with a new Nissan LMP1 racer. The company has just released a teaser video to build anticipation.

2014 Nissan LMP1 Le mans preview

Specific details on the car are still under tight wraps, however, the ‘Garage 56’ entry will compete in the top LMP1 class at the 2014 Le Mans endurance race.

Judging by the ‘ZEOD’ logo seen on the racer in the below preview, it’s very likely power will come from an electric motor of some description, potentially paired with a high-output combustion engine.

The car and further details will be unveiled on June 21, which is a day or two before the 2013 Le Mans event.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.