Nissan is gearing as much as launch a brand new subcompact SUV in India within the second-half of FY 2020-21. The worldwide unveil is scheduled for July 16, 2020.
The subcompact SUV area is among the burgeoning segments in India which has been eyed by nearly each mass-market carmaker. Becoming a member of the section quickly is Nissan which is gearing as much as launch its subcompact SUV in India within the second-half of FY 2020-21, whereas its world unveil is scheduled on July 16. Nissan India has launched a teaser of the subcompact SUV idea which provides us an thought of its define and silhouette. The SUV can be doubtless known as the Magnite and going by the teaser, it seems like a smaller model of the Nissan Kicks SUV.
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The teaser additionally provides us a glimpse of its entrance finish which seems slightly imposing sporting a tall and vast grille, flanked by glossy wraparound LED headlamps. The daring cladding on the appropriate wheel arch makes the wheel nicely look fairly heavy and that is one thing you may’t ignore. That mentioned, the dual-tone alloy wheels shod in tall profile rubber assist to refill the wheel wells fairly nicely. An in depth look may even reveal the sharp belt line which rises in the direction of the top, making the haunches look extra pronounced which additional complement the sloping roofline. The sub-four meter SUV can be underpinned by the CMF-A+ modular platform which additionally spawns the Renault Triber. The upcoming Renault HBC SUV may even be developed on the identical platform together with a compact sedan (codename: LBA) which is being evaluated for the Indian market.
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We nonetheless do not have confirmed particulars concerning the powertrains which can be on supply, however we count on the 1.0-litre, three-cylinder BS6 petrol motor from the Triber to be sourced within the Nissan Magnite as nicely. The decrease variants are prone to get this engine in naturally aspirated avatar, churning out 71 bhp and 96 Nm of peak torque whereas there may be prone to be a sportier turbocharged model of the identical 1.0-litre motor which is able to belt out round 99 bhp and 160 Nm of peak torque. Transmission choices will embrace a regular five-speed guide transmission which an automated CVT gearbox could possibly be elective.