The Nissan CEO, Andy Palmer, has recently said that the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota GT 86 have been designed for a midlife crisis and the company will unveil a competitor for the sports car.
Nissan is getting ready to officially pull the wraps of a brand new entry-level sports car, which will sit below the current facelifted 370Z in terms of price and performance and this will rival with the popular Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ. In order to promote its new product, the Nissan CEO, Andy Palmer, is currently “attacking” its rivals, the Toyota GT 86 and the Subaru BRZ, saying that the two vehicles have been designed for a midlife crisis.
This was said recently in an interview with Motor Trend and Palmer unofficially announced that the new Nissan sports car will be unveiled during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. This should appeal to male auto enthusiasts who are in their mid- to late 20s. Rumors are saying that the new model should get a 1.6 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine under its hood, which could produce 197 HP (147 kW). It’s not known for sure whether this is the same engine found on the Juke Turbo and the Juke Nismo. More details on the model are limited for the moment.