H Nissan παρουσίασε τις Nismo και Nismo S εκδόσεις των ανανεωμένων March/Micra. Το March Nismo φορά τον 1.200αρη κινητήρα βενζίνης ο οποίος συνδυάζεται με το XTRONIC CVT κιβώτιο. Από την άλλη, το March Nismo S φορά τον 1.500αρη κινητήρα απόδοσης 116 ίππων με 156 Nm ροπής και συνδυάζεται με ένα 5-τάχυτο μηχανικό κιβώτιο.
Φορά χαμηλότερη ανάρτηση, μεγάλα φρένα, νέα εξάτμιση και ζάντες 16″ με ελαστικά Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 διαστάσεων 205/45. Στιλιστικά και τα δύο φορούν νέο bodykit αποτελούμενο από νέους προφυλακτήρες, νέα γρίλια, προστατευτικά μαρσπιέ, LED φώτα ημέρας και κόκκινους καθρέπτες. Στο εσωτερικό συναντάμε Alcantara τιμόνι, bucket καθίσματα, μαύρα γυαλιστερά διακοσμητικά, κοντέρ με τελική ένδειξη 220 χλμ/ώρα καθώς και νέα πεντάλς.
Είναι διαθέσιμα σε τρία χρώματα (μαύρο, ασημί και λευκό) με τις παραγγελίες τους να έχουν ήδη ξεκινήσει στην Ιαπωνία. Οι πρώτες παραδώσεις του αναμένονται από τον Δεκέμβριο ενώ είναι άγνωστο το πότε οι δύο εκδόσεις θα είναι διαθέσιμες στην Ευρώπη.
Nissan will also start taking orders today for the March Nismo that will go on sale in December atNissan dealers nationwide in Japan.The March Nismo, offered in two grades, combines head-turning Nismo styling with excellenton-road performance. The car will appeal to motorsports enthusiasts as well as a wider range of customers who desire a car with a sporty nature wrapped in an efficient and affordable package.Of note, the March Nismo features the company’s aerodynamic technology that has been honedthrough the Nissan GT-R’s involvement in the Super GT Series, Japan’s top road racing series.Thanks to the refined exterior, the March Nismo achieves zero lift, resulting in improved road-holding ability and increased driving stability. Two trim levels will be offered: the base MarchNismo and the March Nismo S. The base March Nismo is intended for customers who areenvironmentally and financially conscious—the fuel economy is equivalent to that of the stockNissan March—while wanting to make a sporty statement through the car’s enhanced exterior,which boasts improved aerodynamic performance. The upgrade model March Nismo S will appealto driving enthusiasts who appreciate the values of motorsports-inspired technology and addedperformance via more power and superior handling.Highlights of March Nismo include: ? Motorsports-inspired technologies, highlighted by a specially-tuned suspension systemthat provides excellent handling, better overall agility and increased driving pleasure thanthe stock March. A custom exterior design with improved aerodynamic performance anddedicated interior. ? Two grades are offered: ? The base March Nismo, based on the original X grade with a 1.2L gasoline engine with theIdling Stop system and XTRONIC CVT. ? The performance-oriented March Nismo S, equipped with a specially-tuned 1.5L gasolineengine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and featuring enhanced body rigidity.
Available in two trim levels, the March Nismo offers something for everybody, with the base carstressing the joys of city driving, while the performance-oriented Nismo S caters to the morespirited driver. The March Nismo has the following equipment: Main customized equipment used for both Nismo and Nismo S ? Motorsports-inspired aerodynamic design and custom exterior with the red accents Nismo’s aerodynamic technology that has been honed through the Nissan GT-R’s involvement inthe Super GT Series, Japan’s top road racing series, is featured in the March Nismo. Thus, theMarch Nismo achieves zero lift, resulting in improved road holding ability and increased drivingstability. ? Special front bumper with the edge of the center part of the front spoiler raised to catchthe wind and generate downforce ? Special roof spoiler with optimized length and angle (with High Mount Stop Lamp) andspecial rear bumper with an optimized shape that reduces air resistance
? Special front grille ? Nismo badges (front and rear) ? Special fender molding (front and rear) ? Special side sill protectors ? Signature red door mirrors (linked to the door locks) ? Black-out door sash ? LED hyper daytime running lights (position lamp-linked) ? Rear fog lamps ? Privacy glass ? Three available exterior colors: Brilliant White Pearl, Brilliant Silver and Pure Black ? Interior ? Alcantara®-covered steering wheel with red center mark with which the center positioncan be recognized at first sight. (with red stitching) ? Nismo badge (center cluster) ? Chassis, tires and customized suspension The March Nismo’s chassis is balanced to suit aggressive driving styles as well as around-the-towncommuting. It features an enhanced steering feel and a lightweight body that enables precisecornering, as well as a suspension system that has been tuned to provide bothglued-to-the-ground handling and a supple ride quality. ? Carefully-tuned special suspension (spring and shock absorber) ? 16-inch aluminum wheels ? Special Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 tires (205/45R16) ? Special vehicle speed-sensing electric power steering with optimized assist ? Others ? Ozone-safe full-auto air conditioner ? Auto light system ? Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Nismo customized equipment (in addition to common equipment above) ? Special exhaust finisher Nismo S customized equipment (in addition to common equipment above) ? Exterior
Nismo S badges (front and rear) ? Custom interior that makes the driver feel like part of the vehicle The seats are upholstered with a special design and cloth that support an environment where onecan concentrate on sporty driving. The color combination of black with the red accents placedthroughout the cabin creates a sense of unity and a high-quality feel for the cockpit. ? Special sport bucket seat with non-slip suede-like cloth, providing comfort and securingthe driver (with ‘nismo’ logo and the red stitching) ? Special instrument cluster (with 220-km/h) including tachometer with red dial and a ‘nismo’logo ? Special shift knob and shift boot (with red stitching) ? Special Piano-black-colored finisher (shift knob, air-conditioner intake, front power windowswitch bases) ? Special aluminum accelerator, brake and clutch pedals ? Special aluminum footrest (with ‘nismo’ logo) ? Powertrain and customized suspension With the know-how gained in motorsports, best-in-class performance is achieved. The car has aflat, linear torque delivery over a wide band starting from low rpm. This allows ease of handling incity driving, while offering the high level of engine performance expected from a compact hothatch. ? A 1.5-liter gasoline engine with displacement increased from the base Nissan Marchengine (HR15DE), specially tuned by Nismo S. With an extra 27 kW (37 PS) of power and50 Nm (5.1 kgf/m) of torque, the engine produces 85 kW (116 PS) and 156 Nm (15.9kfg/m). ? 5-speed manual transmission that can freely manage engine power ? Special tuning computer (ECM) ? Special exhaust system ? Customized suspension (stabilizer) ? Special brake system ? Quick steering gear ratio ? Strengthened body rigidity ? Special front suspension member stay ? Special tunnel stay ? Special rear suspension stay
Special tail crossbar