Cinquecento Bento: The Duesen Bayern Ritz

If you find yourself in Japan, bored with the look of your Nissan Micra, just call Duesen Bayern. Don't worry, it's a local call. The Japanese company builds replicas of European iron from other hardware. Such is the company's the Ritz model, for example, for which the company refits a Micra with sheetmetal add-ons… » 1/24/07 9:17am 1/24/07 9:17am

Wanted, Barbie Girl with Bucks to Rock a Pink Micra

A UK dealership hopes some resident bimbette — or the Fleet Street banker who sweats her — will pay more than double the price of a Nissan Micra C+C just because it's pink, and because it comes with a registration tag reading BAR8IE. It's one of 275 Micra C+C models Nissan delivered in pink to support charity… » 11/10/06 8:34am 11/10/06 8:34am

This Note's for Europe: Nissan to Debut New Small Cars in Frankfurt

Nissan is bringing a new hatchback and two versions of its Micra minicar to Frankfurt, in the name of increasing the style and sportiness quotients of its subcompact line. The show will mark the debut of its new Note, a five-door hatch billed as a "family car for the enthusiast," meaning it'll have a sporty feel to… » 8/12/05 9:34am 8/12/05 9:34am