Nissan faked us out, showing us not only the new GT-R Nismo LMP1 car, but also showing clearly the new 2016 Nissan Maxima, looking very similar to the concept with, you know, real door handles.

This newest iteration of the Nissan Maxima is supposed to be a return to the car's "4 Door Sports Car" roots, as opposed to its "Big Sedan That People Always Put Obnoxious Rims On After Buying It Highly Depreciated" legacy.

Not a lot of other details as of now because this is just a preview of the vehicle from the Super Bowl spot. What does it have to do with racing? Not much, but it does look smaller than the outgoing car and certainly more muscular.

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Actually, I take that back. The race car will have a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 and will be front-wheel-drive. That sounds a lot like a Nissan Maxima to me.