The Japanese Nissan is one of those brands that will release their redesigned models for the upcoming year. One of such models will be the new Silvia S16 whose concept was revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show. With its redesigned and improved exterior and interior features as well as two engine options, the 2018 Nissan Silvia S16 will be great news for all the fans.
When it comes to exterior of the 2018 Nissan Silvia S16, we are sure that you will be delighted by its attractive and modern coupe-like design. It has not been confirmed yet what platform the new S16 will be based on, but Nissan will certainly use the lightweight materials such as aluminum in building its chassis. That way, the brand will follow the trends of the next-generation sports cars and the reduce weight of the new Silvia. Such a reduced weight will significantly improve the acceleration and total performance of this car. Also, if you notice the front fascia that has been largely inspired by racing cars, you will understand that the aerodynamics has been significantly enhanced. These features simply promise great performance. Slim and stylish headlights using the LED technology will be placed on the long nose and give this model an elegant and modern look. The new Silvia S16 will represent a perfect combination of sports and elegant car and rumor has it that when it comes to this model, you can expect the collaboration between Nissan and Renault.
The interior of the 2018 Nissan Silvia S16 has been a sort of a mystery. However, we are well-known with the design of the next-generation sports cars and the work that Nissan brand has done so far. So, we believe that you will not be disappointed. You should expect a modern and comfortable cabin, covered in premium-quality materials. The driver will get a flat-bottomed sports steering wheel and the seats will be race-inspired as well. Although it does not seem so, the new S16 will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. However, things could get a bit cramped in the rear seats. On the upgraded dashboard with an upgraded center console you will find a touch-screen display with the latest infotainment system and numerous options. Safety systems and driver assist features will be included as well.
As we have already mentioned in the intro, it seems that two engine options will be offered under the hood of the 2018 Nissan Silvia S16. One of them could come with a 2.0-liter engine that delivers 200 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque. The other option includes a 1.8-liter engine that hits 156 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. It should be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Nissan Silvia S16 Release Date and Price
When it comes to release date, the 2018 Nissan Silvia S16 is expected in the showrooms by the end of this year. Its starting price range has been estimated at $20,000 – $24,000.