Nissan’s Micra Gen5, Unveiled At The 2016 Paris Motor Show
Japanese car maker Nissan revealed new generation of the Micra hatchback christened as Micra Gen5 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Micra Gen5 is lower, wider, and longer to give more interior space. And sees a host of upmarket driver-assist technologies as well.
Nissan Micra Gen5 Design:
The Micra Gen5 is carved out of the way Concept unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The Micra is sports a V-shaped front grille from where the sharp-edged character line runs through to the rear end. The new version features projector headlamps with DRLs, protruding boomerang-shaped tails lights and the floating roof. The rear door handles are hidden in the C-pillars and also an extended roofline incorporates an integrated spoiler.
Nissan Micra Gen5 Features:
The Micra Gen5 also offers an extensive set of safety features, available across all the grades. That include Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Around View Monitor, Intelligent Emergency Braking with pedestrian recognition, Traffic Sign Recognition, Blind Spot Warning and High Beam Assist. Dynamic aids on the Micra Gen5 include Active Ride Control for the enhanced ride comfort, Active Trace Control for reduced understeer and sharper handling, with a new brushless electric power steering system.
Nissan Micra Gen5 Interior:
On the interior, Micra Gen5 gets neat looking dashboard which company says is gliding-wing shaped. The body coloured touches has been added in the dashboard, seats and gear-level cluster. And its works perfect in the backdrop of black interior. Fully adjustable flat-bottomed steering wheel adds an sportiness inside.
Nissan Micra Gen5 Performance:
At launch, the car will offer the choice of a 0.9-lit turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine and a 1.5-lit diesel, both developing 90hp. The range will be joined soon after by a naturally aspirated 73hp 1.0-lit petrol engine. The new Nissan Micra will be built in Europe at the Renault plant in France, as part of the Renault Nissan Alliance. Sales will start in Europe from March 2017.