Nissan Concept Gives A Glimpse Of EV Future
Auto Express|October 09, 2019
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James Brodie

A Funky new Nissan concept car will be one of the headliners at this month’s Tokyo Motor Show and is intended to show that city cars aren’t quite dead yet.

Called the IMk concept, it’s a tiny, boxy runaround that’s described by the brand as the “ultimate urban commuter”.

While A-segment city cars are struggling in Europe, similarly-sized Kei cars are still massively popular in Nissan’s native Japan.

The IMk measures just 3,434mm long, 1,512mm wide and 1,644mm tall, and is underpinned by a new platform created for electric vehicles. It would be easy to look at this concept and predict a Nissan rival for the Honda e is in the offing, but the concept is a Kei car in the truest sense, suggesting that any production version would likely be for the Japanese market only.

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