Nissan Shows First Photo Of Aggresively Styled CUV Concept

After a trio of teaser videos, Nissan dropped the first image of their upcoming crossover concept which will debut at the North American International Auto Show next week.

The company is staying tight-lipped about the model but the latest clip reveals the concept will be a relatively small crossover that features aggressive side skirts and massive alloy wheels. We can also see the model will have boomerang-shaped headlights, a rakish windscreen, and a tailgate-mounted spoiler.

One of the more interesting aspects of the teaser video is that it shows the concept has something mounted on the roof. Since the concept is a crossover, it would be natural to assume this is a roof rack but Nissan has been touting the model’s “intelligent mobility” technology so it’s possible that the mysterious object could be related to autonomous driving technology.

Regardless of what’s on the roof, the video also gives us a glimpse of the interior and it shows the concept will have a minimalist cabin will have a rectangular steering wheel. The traditional instrument cluster has also been jettisoned and replaced by a widescreen display that spans the width of the interior. The display also appears to have two side view displays and this suggests the side mirrors have been replaced by video cameras.

Note: Post has been updated with an image of Nissan’s crossover study

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  • ME

    Nissan Juke!

  • no25

    oh my.

  • SageOne

    That’s way too much information; I would like for them to have started with a picture of a screw. Now, that would be a teese.

  • ediotsavant

    Lexus cues.

    • Miknik

      Well my first reaction was ” a new Lexus”, so more than a few cues 😉

  • Dennis Scipio

    I sometimes appreciate automakers who challenge design in their cars concepts.

    • Marty

      Me too, but a Japanese car with sharp edges, pointy lights and huge side vents isn’t really that challenging in 2018. 🙂

  • Bash

    Did they hire Lexus designers?

  • Six Thousand Times

    And we’re sure that’s not the Lexus? 😉

  • Craig

    The Lexus design-language virus has spread!

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