This is the Nissan March R. Built in 1988, it is a supercharged and turbocharged 110 horsepower, hatchback with a limited-slip front differential and a weight well under 2000 pounds. And nobody's ever heard of it.
We all know our New Beetles and Ford GTs, but there have been plenty of purposefully retro car designs over the past few decades. Not all of them get remembered.
I have an incredibly soft spot for the diminutive Nissan Micra, a sort of beige-ified, practical version of a retro Mini Cooper. And here's one executing a perfect jump and landing.
You know, I bet we'd all like to quit our day jobs and drive around fighting crime with cool gadgets like Batman. The problem is, all that crap is too expensive for the common man — unless you go way downmarket, like these guys did with a Nissan Micra Batmobile.
What's crazier? The Irishman in the wee Nissan Micra launching it over a creek Dukes of Hazzard-style or the person who yells out "again!" after the jump? Here's hoping Sheriff Seamus T. Justice doesn't see this video.
Nissan has announced that an all-new A-segment crossover micro-thingamajig car will be built at its U.K. Sunderland plant, alongside an updated Micra. While the specifics are murky at best, they did release a single teaser "image" in a style we've come to expect from Nissan — expressive brush strokes indicating the…