Nissan showcased two all-electric concept cars at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The Nissan Ariya Concept and Nissan IMk concept will be the latest entries in Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company's vision for changing how vehicles are powered, driven and integrated into society. The new concepts are a part of Nissan’s upcoming vehicle lineup and showcase new possibilities for design and technology that a new EV platform allows.
Kunio Nakaguro, Nissan's executive vice president of global research and development said, “These are transformational times for the auto industry, and a new era is opening up for Nissan.”
Futuristic but minimalist design
The Ariya Concept showcases Nissan's new design direction, called Timeless Japanese Futurism. The new design language combines new possibilities incorporating the company's 100 percent EV platform with traditional Japanese minimalist themes.
Alfonso Albaisa, Nissan's senior vice president of global designsadi, “We were able to look forward and back simultaneously, uncovering a new language for the Nissan brand that fuses high technology and the Japanese spirit, combining electric, autonomous and connected functions.”
Compact and powerful
The Nissan IMk concept offers advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology and a powerful EV drivetrain in a compact, agile body. The IMk concept's sleek appearance represents Nissan's future design language, developed for the coming automotive era.
Along with the new concept cars, Nissan will also showcase the new Nissan Skyline, Nissan's most advanced driver assistance technology on the road today, ProPilot 2.0. Nissan stall will showcase Nissan Serena (a minivan equipped with Nissan’s e-Power system), Nissan Dayz (its first commuter car with ProPilot), Nissan Nismo RC (twin-electric motor racing machine with Nissan Intelligent Power system) and the zero-emission Nissan Leaf e+.
At the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan will also showcase the 50th anniversary Nissan GT-R and GT-R Nismo, the Note –Power Nismo S Black limited edition and the Serena e-Power Autech edition.