Nissan Note, which was not so happening in the market, will soon get a Nismo sibling.
Nissan lifts off the veil digitally from the Note Nismo. Adding to the cosmetic front, it can be noted the fully-electric car is done with custom front grille, front and rear bumpers, side sill protectors, roof spoiler and the Nismo Red electronic folding side mirrors highlights the exterior along with the custom Nismo badge.
The Note Nismo will be rolled out in two variants: standard Note Nismo and Note Nismo S.
The cabin gets custom sports seats as standard on the Note Nismo S and offered as optional on the standard Note Nismo. Additionally, special Nismo Recaro sports bucket seats to be offered as a factory option on the Note Nismo S.
“Celebrating Nismo’s 30th anniversary, we are planning to expand the number of models available in our road-car lineup. The Note Nismo we introduced today is truly symbolic to the Nismo brand in that it represents the fusion between motorsports that’s embedded in Nismo’s DNA and the success of the Note as a mass production vehicle. Nismo strives to offer a whole new experience of excitement. We are hoping that the Note Nismo will enable us to spread the spirit of Nismo to new consumers and adds to our existing customer base,” Nissan Motorsports International (NISMO) President and CEO Shoichi Miyatani said.
Nismo’s Chief Product Specialist, Hiroshi Tamura added: “The development concept of this model was to build a car that makes you want to keep driving, no matter where your destination may be. Nismo is confident that the Note Nismo will enhance your driving experience; it offers top level performance in a compact package.”
However, details of powertrain are not yet yielded, but Nissan officially claimed, “powertrain, chassis, tire, suspension and aerodynamic technologies all accumulated from Nismo’s experience in motorsports that offers high performance with flawless balance.” Pairing to it will be the 5-speed manual gearbox.