Owner: Braille Battery

Year: 2007
Model: Altima
Engine: 2.5L
Transmission: CVT
Color: Metallic Green
Trim: S


  • The race vehicle uses an electric supercharger to supplement the heavily modified drivetrain that comprises an E85-powered 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor for a combined output of 440HP. According to the company, the Hot Rod Hybrid hits the quarter mile 12.9 seconds at an estimated 109.2 mph or 175km/h.
  •  The Braille Battery Nissan Altima Hybrid is constructed with great attention to detail. No environmentally conscious element on this vehicle is left unturned, even the race seats are a new product from Sparco containing recycled materials.. To help the car be competitive on the racetrack, the internal combustion engine is tuned to run on E85 as well as regular pump gas!,all while being boosted by a Vortech electric supercharger!
  • Car can be daily driven, or used for competition events. This car was driven in a few racing events, but was maintained and cared for to a level much higher standard than your traditional Altima Hybrid. The mileage is mostly highway miles between show / promotional events.
  • This is the original chassis for Official Nissan Factory “Launch Vehicle” that debuted the Nissan Altima Hybrid to North America, tested by countless magazines.
  • Official Factory Nissan Supported project by Braille Battery for the 2008 LA Auto and SEMA Shows. Note: the car was owned by the founder of Braille Battery, the manufacture for battery technology for IndyCar, F1 and NASCAR.
  • Built in conjunction with world leading industry partners and became part of a Globally Marketing program for Hybrid Technology at Universal Technical Institute (UTI).

It has Competed Successfully in the Following:

  • 2009 One Lap of America 1 Place in Class
  • Redline Time Attack Series – Sebring Raceway Record, Carolina Motorsports Park Record.
  • Chassis: Unitized body construction with TIG Welded 6 Point Racing Cage
  • Chassis Suspension: BC Racing Aluminum Coil Over Suspension

Mod List:


  • Body Kit: Stillen Performance Front Bumper, Side Skirts
  • Paint: DuPont Viper Green Low VOC Paint – Environmentally Safer
  • Hood: VIS Racing Lightweight Carbon Fiber Hood
  • Roof: Power Film Solar Flexible High Rate Power Solar Panels – Currently Not connected.
  • Headlights: OEM Nissan, Xpel Headlight Treatment
  • Rear Spoiler: From the 2007 Nissan Factory Drift Car with custom Side Panels
  • Rear Lower Valence: Custom Made from Recycle Carbon Fiber Materials


  • Motor: Horsepower Peak – 200 HP @ Crank
  • Original 2.5 Liter Inline 4 Cylinder Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous
  • Modifications: GREEN Performance Air Filter, Custom Muffler Section with one of kind, special “Leaf Design” Exhaust tips.
  • Transmission: Original Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Brakes: Wilwood Lightweight Vented Disk w 4-channel ABS


  • Seats: One of a Kind – Hand Made by Sparco, Model “ECO2009” – Made from waste materials, FIA PRO 2000 Based Approved FRP Shell.
  • Steering Wheel: Sparco 360 Suede Wheel
  • Full SCCA Spec (in 2008 – need to confirm now) DCW Race Fabrication Vehicle Race Preperation & Roll Cage
  • “Sustainable Suede” Custom Dash with Green Stitching
  • Custom Carbon Fiber Shift Surround
  • Relocated Hybrid Battery with Carbon Fiber Cover


  • Wheels Front/Rear: 18 x 9 Enkei Lightweight LF-10 Rims
  • Tires Front/Rear: 255/40 18″ Yokohama Low Rolling Resistance Neova High AD08 Performance Tires

Project Partners

  • APR Performance Carbon Fiber Splitter


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