Nissan has launched recent teaser images of its upcoming B-SUV idea previewing a brand new finances SUV for the Indian market.
Anticipated to be named Nissan Magnite, the pre-production idea could have its official debut on July 16 on the firm’s world headquarters. Nissan says the manufacturing subcompact SUV, codenamed EM2, will launch within the second half of the fiscal 12 months 2020-2021.
The teaser photos reveal particulars of the entrance finish, which options related headlights to the recently facelifted Kicks. The octagonal grille and L-shaped DRL, nevertheless, look extra becoming for a Datsun than a Nissan. That’s not coincidental as a result of the mannequin was initially destined to put on the Datsun badge.
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We additionally get to see that the idea options LED headlights nevertheless it’s anybody’s guess if the manufacturing mannequin will get them as effectively. Nissan doesn’t speak specifics and says the small SUV is fashionable and technology-rich, that includes the newest tech as part of Nissan Clever Mobility.
“Constructing on Nissan’s world SUV heritage and superior know-how, the New Compact SUV is designed for tomorrow’s journey as a feature-rich premium providing with fashionable design for a robust and dynamic highway presence,” the automaker says in a brief assertion.
In accordance with Autocar India, the Nissan Magnite would be the model’s smallest mannequin worldwide, with an general size of underneath four meters (157.5 inches). Thoughts you, solely the Indian market will get it.
Anticipated to launch regionally in January 2021, the subcompact crossover will provide two powertrains. The bottom selection can be a 72 HP naturally aspirated 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol shared with the Renault Triber. The unit can be mated as customary to a five-speed guide gearbox, with an automatic guide more likely to be supplied as an possibility.
The second engine can be a 95 HP 1.0-liter turbocharged three-pot hooked to both a five-speed guide or a CVT.