If you love the Nissan IDx concepts’ radical retro styling, prepare to be disappointed.
The Japanese automaker has decided to go a different direction with the sports car, adding more aggressive bodylines to give it a more muscular look. As a result, the production Nissan IDx will likely not look as retro as the concept, which was inspired by the Datsun 1600, Skyline and Laurel from the 1960s and 1970s.
According to a recent report, the Nissan IDx will have more in common with the Sports Sedan Concept that was revealed earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show and it will share its platform with the next-generation Z. As for powerplants, Nissan is leaning towards using a naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter engine with around 180 hp, meaning it’ll be more in line with the Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S. Expect the production IDx to arrive dealerships in 2017, unfortunately, not looking like the concept.
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[Source: Motor Trend]
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