Nissan unveils radical sports crossover concept.
CROSSOVER pioneer Nissan has revealed a new concept car which points to an innovative new future for the marque.
Conceived by designers in Europe and Japan, the Nissan Gripz Concept blends the ability and practicality of a compact crossover with the excitement and performance of a sports car.
Infused with an exciting and adventurous feel, thanks to its radical design and advanced powertrain concept - the Nissan Gripz Concept is Nissan's next move as a game changer, and is a glimpse of how a future compact crossover from the pioneer of the segment might look.
The Nissan Gripz Concept is designed as a car with a dual personality; a vehicle that can handle the day-today commute and deliver a genuine adventure at the weekend.
cyclist will use a bike to get to work and then head out on that same machine for an adrenaline fuelled ride when the working day is over, so too can the driver of the Nissan Gripz Concept tackle the city streets during the week before enjoying a drive over a mountain pass on a day off. Although maintaining a similar footprint to a compact crossover, the Nissan Gripz Concept has the silhouette of a sports car with a raised ride height, equipped to conquer more challenging driving conditions.
Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer at Nissan said: "What influence this Concept's design has on the next crossover generation from Nissan remains to be seen, though we are keen to gauge public reaction when it appears