Spy photos: Exclusive: Nissan Micra 2018, the new generation is more lightweight camouflage

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The fifth generation of the Nissan Micra has left to see in the sole for ENGINE.IS. Just a few days ago we saw a prototype with plenty of camouflage, and on this occasion our photographer spy has managed to capture a unit much less stuffy that shows most clearly its exterior design.

As we imagined, the smallest model of the japanese manufacturer will totally change your image and is based on Nissan SWAY Concept presented at the Geneva motor show 2015. A radical change in the lines bulky and angles accented they will have a special role.

The Micra 2018 will be as a utility much more muscular and with a sporty touch. Although some of its details of style will be inspired by the successful range crossover from Nissan, is not intended to follow the fashion of the SUV: it will continue playing in the competitive league segment B.

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The front is marked by the grill in the shape of a V and the design of the C-pillar give the impression of a floating roof as it looks like the SWAY. The basic shapes of the headlights and pilots are also based on the concept of the japanese brand. The new Micra, to be launched in 2017, will be settled on the modular platform CMF of the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

In the cabin is also expected to an aspect entirely different from that of the current generation. The materials and settings will be more care wearing a whole an overall design clean and modern. Nissan will also increase its equipment and technological endowment, in addition to slightly increase its livability.

on the occasion of the Alliance, the production of the model will be made in the factory of French Flins. This plant belongs to Renault, and this is where currently being manufactured the Clio and the Zoe. However, Spain is playing an important role in the development of the new Micra as the version with specifications for the Old Continent is being defined by the European Technical Center of Nissan in Barcelona.