Nissan's Nismo-badged Note is said to feature an upgraded powertrain package
The Note Nismo won't be sold in the UK
Recardo bucket seats are options inside
Set to go on sale in the Japanese market in the autumn, the Note Nismo comes with an upgraded powertrain package, although Nissan hasn't released any performance details so far.
The car's tyres, suspension and bodywork are also upgraded, with a new grille seen here alongside special front and rear bumpers, side sills and a roof spoiler.
The Note Nismo also comes with custom sports seats inside, while Recaro sports seats are optional. Two grades of the car will be available, the standard Note Nismo and the Nismo S.
Describing the two models, Nissan says the Note Nismo "caters to customers who enjoy spirited driving, but who also regard fuel efficiency as an important motoring factor," while the Nismo S "is to appease the pure high-performance neeeds of the sports driver, the person who wants to experience the fruits of Nismo's motorsports heritage."
Nismo product specialist Hiroshi Tamura said: "The development concept of this model was to build a car that makes you want to keep driving, no matter where your destination may be."
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