2018 Nissan Silvia

Japanese manufacturer will revive this legendary nameplate after almost 15 year as 2018 Nissan Silvia, according to some reports. Although we wrote few lines about new model few months ago, it looks like those predictions about this model were way too much optimistic. Instead of that, it sounds much more realistic that new model could come somewhere next year. You probably known that this is one of the best-known nameplates from Nissan. It is a car that was in production for almost four decades. Last model was produced until 2002. Since then, we wait for a successor. New model will probably come in a 2-door coupe variant, in order to compete with models such as Toyota GT86.

2018 Nissan Silvia redesign

2018 Nissan SilviaCompany plans to revive this nameplate, according to several reports. Exact details about this model are still unknown, but there are some expectations about its main characteristics. We expect that 2018 Nissan Silvia will continue in the same way as its predecessors. It should be a 2-door sports coupe. Unlike previous models, this one is expected to be a little bit smaller. Some reports say that 2018 Silvia will ride on company’s new platform that was presented with the IDx concept some time ago. Key features of this platform are use of light materials and engine with small displacements.

2018 Nissan Silvia 012018 Nissan Silvia exterior

Well, it is hard to predict how 2018 Nissan Silvia will look like. At this moment, you can only find some drawings of some enthusiasts. So, what can we expect? Well, new model should follow current design language of the brand. It should borrow many details from 370Z model. Compared to 370Z, this one will probably be a little bit smaller. Some reports speculate about convertible version too.

2018 Nissan Silvia engine

As we already mentioned, 2018 Nissan Silvia should ride on a platform that is characterized by engines with small displacement. So, we found two units that could fit to new model. The first one is a supercharged 1.2 liter unit, while the other one is 1.6 liter turbocharged engine. In both cases, we expect that new model will have around 200 horses, roughly. We hope that it will be paired with manual transmission.

2018 Nissan Silvia 022018 Nissan Silvia release date

It is hard to predict when 2018 Nissan Silvia could come. Some reports say that we can expect new model in the second half of next year.

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