>> Friday, March 6, 2009
This bizarre-looking buggy actually is headed for production.
BY MARK GILLIES
The little Qazana concept, the latest Nissan creation to sport a weird and unpronounceable name, previews a next-generation crossover that will definitely go on sale in Europe late in 2010.
According to Nissan’s chief designer Shiro Nakamura, the concept shows “about 60 percent” of what the production car will look like. He says that the suicide doors, overstyled bumpers, and oversized 20-inch wheels and tires will be gone, along with the show-car interior, but he is hopeful that the front-end graphics will be retained.
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