Few automakers embody the concept of disappointment more than Nissan does. With the notable exception of the GT-R, there's no real reason to buy Nissan's middling, anonymous, bloated-looking cars over their competitors. Many were hoping the Nissan IDx and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge would help snap the company out of its…
Don't get too excited over the Nissan IDx we just saw at the Detroit auto show this year. All signs pointed to a BRZ/FR-S competitor, but Nissan says those plans are still up in the air.
Get excited, kids. Nissan reportedly has some very kickass sports car plans in the works. We already know their hot BRZ-fighting Nissan IDx has been greenlit for production, but there's more, including a possible return of the Turbo Z.
"No one cares what we think!" is a refrain I hear all the time on Jalopnik. I have said it and so have you. "We enthusiasts are a drop in the bucket compared to the Camry and MDX buyers. Our opinions don't matter!"
Upon seeing the Nissan IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts in person at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this week, I immediately thought they would be the perfect size for a Subaru BRZ fighter. The people at Nissan must think so too. It's gonna be real!
Nissan created the IDx Freeflow and the IDx Nismo concepts after understanding that carmakers have to get millennials interested in cars again. And making a modern day Datsun 510 is a pretty good way to start the process.