Nissan has revealed a concept car for 2016. The car is designed especially for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games that will be held in Rio de Janeiro. The car features the coveted gold medal color around the vehicle as well as on the inside. Gold markings will be seen on the side skirts, the mirrors, spoilers, roof, and wheels. The seat seams, air vents and steering wheel as well as the dashboard will also be plastered with the gold medal color. The car could be a limited edition version of the Micra or it could be part of varying models that the manufacturer will release.
2016 Nissan Micra Specs
The car is in its designing stages and Nissan hasn’t mentioned when it will go into production. They has decided to produce the car because it one of the global partners of the Olympic and Paralympic games. The car is designed to pay special respect and honour to the games.
Renault Nissan Alliance hasn’t released much information of what can be expected from the car. What has been said by the car manufacturer is that the car will be manufactured in France, Europe at Renaults Flins plant near Paris. Another Renault production factory close to the one in Flins will be transporting some of the framework components of the vehicle. This means that the 2016 Nissan Micra will be completely built inside and outside in Flins. The reason behind Nissan taking the production of the 2016 Nissan Micra to Europe is that it will reduce a number of costs for the Japanese manufacturer, costs such as foreign exchange exposure and working capital.
Exact specifications of the features and whether or not the car will be identical to the previous model haven’t been released. The 2016 Nissan Micra will be a fourth generation model from Nissan. The car has been under construction since 2010. It is being built in various parts of the world like Indonesia, India, Thailand, China and Mexico. The new Micra 2016 will be a face lifted version of the previous model. Car enthusiasts have rated the new Nissan Micra 2016 as not having a competitive edge, compared to its predecessors. Thus, they don’t expect it to have much success when officially released for public purchase.
Rumor has it that the 2016 Nissan Micra will borrow some of its features and styling from the Renault V platform. This is the same platform that is seen in Renault Clio 4. This could be because the plant where the Micra 2016 will be produced is the same place that Clio models are manufactured.
2016 Nissan Micra Engine
The Nissan Micra 2016 may come with a 1.6 litre 16V FlexFuel engine that will produce 111 hp, which is a relativity low horsepower when compared to its closest competitors.
Taking reference from its predecessors the Micra is a fun and sexy car that has style and class of its own. It is a car usually suitable for the young generation that loves to have fun and enjoy life no matter what. There are mixed reviews of the Nissan Micra 2016, the public will just have to wait until this company releases more information.
2016 Nissan Micra Release Date
The car will be released to the market late in 2016. This is one of Nissan’s popular cars, in other parts of the world it is known as the Nissan March.