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Nissan unveils IMk concept EV

[7th Oct, 2019]
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Nissan Motors today launched the IMK, compact body car to create the “ultimate urban commuter.” This concept car featured with cutting-edge technologies, chic design, and more powerful EV acceleration.



Nissan IMk is the 100% electric car hints at the new direction of Nissan Motors’s design language and how it helps bring to life Nissan Intelligent Mobility – the brand’s (Nissan) vision for changing how vehicles are powered, driven and connected to society.



To meet customer needs and wands for nimble driving characteristics and connectivity that fits a wide range of needs and lifestyles, hence Nissan Motors set out to create a city runner that would stand apart from any other car in the car segment.



The result is the IMk, concept. Nissan IMK, concept car is a chic vehicle that reduces the driver's stress while offering excitement and confidence in driving on an all-new EV platform.



Exterior Design: 



Powerful presence derived from Timeless Japanese Futurism



The IMk’s looks and proportions reflect a minimal aesthetic, drawing on Nissan’s new design philosophy, called Timeless Japanese Futurism. Adopting the simplistic nature of traditional Japanese design, the exterior of the car follows a pattern of lines. Carefully implemented Japanese motifs add refinement and intrigue.



Dipped in an Akagane paint scheme – reflecting a reddish copper colour – the concept pays homage to mechanics who formed copper into functional works of art by flowing lines.



Carefully implemented Japanese motifs add refinement and intrigue. Dipped in an Akagane paint scheme – reflecting a reddish copper colour – the concept pays homage to mechanics who formed copper into functional works of art.



Interior Design:



An inviting cabin with high-tech functionality



Nissan IMk concept’s cabin is a new type of “room” that releases the nature of a cafe or lounge.



The bench-style seat, with a dimpled seat texture, promotes a relaxing atmosphere, hence this welcome space that gives the impression of sitting on a floating cloud. Furthermore, the light tonal materials are upholstering on the car's dashboard and sections of the doors.



Akagane-coloured accents along with the instrument panel, doors, and steering wheel add brightness to the interior and a premium feels to the car even more.



Interlocking with the lower door section is wood slats that are the Japanese wood joinery technique of kigumi. This feature is also highlighted by special hidden lighting. Dark coffee-coloured floor carpeting with woven strands of metallic fibre enhances the cosy, relaxing setting.



Nissan Intelligent Driving:



Autonomous functions that enhance driver confidence



The IMk concept represents another step toward fully autonomous driving. It comes with the latest technologies to assist drivers in a wide range of surroundings.





The smartphone-enabled ProPILOT Remote Park quality can automatically start searching for the parking space after you step out of the car. When you’re ready to hit the road again, a simple tap of a button brings the car to you.





Nissan Intelligent Power





Smooth, powerful performance in a small body





Nissan has been a pioneer in EV technology for more than ten years. The Nissan Leaf was the 1st electric car introduced into the mainstream market. And it also remains the world’s best-selling mass-market EV to date.





Nissan Intelligent Integration





Connecting drivers to the world





The IMk keeps occupants constantly and seamlessly plugged in with the latest connectivity technology. A driver can also link to the Nissan IMk with a smartphone to authenticate identity, automatically apply personal settings.





Before leaving on a trip, the Nissan IMk informs the driver of the best departure time via smartphone, taking into consideration variables such as traffic congestion.