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We completely forgot to include this evergreen rumor among our recent rumor-veracity polls (maybe it'll be slotted into the wildcard round). Since November, we've been hearing talk of Nissan bringing its Japan-only, front-drive Cube to the states to spar with Scion's xB. According to AutoWeek, a new-generation of the literal econobox is on the horizon, which could be receiving some US-spec tooling. We're hoping the new version will keep its techie's dream date e-4wd system, which uses a system of electric motors to power the rear wheels if oversteer is detected. The company still has yet to confirm its plans to ship the Cube stateside.

Nissan may bring Scion xB fighter to the United States [AutoWeek]

2007 Nissan to Go Cube-to-Cube With Scion, Just Not Here


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