2017 Nissan Silvia

According to some rumors, Japanese car maker works on new model, which will carry well-known and popular name plate, and come as 2017 Nissan Silvia. This nameplate is well-known in the car industry, especially for those lovers of Japanese sports cars from 80’s and 90’s. This model was originally introduced in 1964. With some brake between 1968 and 1974, it was produced until 2002. During these years, we have seen seven generations of it. Nowadays, company works on reviving of this nameplate. New model is expected to come next year. It will be a new lightweight 2-door coupe, which will compete with models like Toyota GT86 etc.

2017 Nissan Silvia specs

2017 Nissan Silvia front viewThis will be an all-new model from Nissan. The 2017 Nissan Silvia will once again come as 2-door sports coupe, just it was case with earlier models that carried this nameplate. This model is expected to feature all of the latest technologies from Japanese manufacturer. It will use the same platform as Nissan IDx concept that was presented some time ago. This means that 2017 Nissan Silvia will be extremely light, probably with some engine of small displacement.

2017 Nissan Silvia styling

When it is about styling, new model will be probably mostly related to another concept called Nissan Sports Sedan Concept. It will also borrow many design solutions from already mentioned IDx concept. In company’s lineup, 2017 Silvia will stand bellow Z-Series. It will be more oriented to the lightweight and excellent handling, than power. So, excellent driving pleasure is expected from this upcoming model. Some reports say that this new model could also come in roadster variant.

2017 Nissan Silvia side view2017 Nissan Silvia engine

The 2017 Nissan Silvia will be more oriented on lightweight than on power. This means that we won’t see engines with big displacement and huge amount of power. Two engines are in game for this car. The first one is Supercharged 1.2 liter unit. The second one will probably be a 1.6 liter turbocharged unit. It should be configured to around 200 horsepower.

2017 Nissan Silvia release date and competition

Finally 2017 Nissan Silvia is expected to come somewhere next year. It will compete with models like Toyota GT86, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ.

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