According to a recent report, the production version of the Nissan IDx concept will lose its retro styling cues.

According to a recent report, the production version of the Nissan IDx concept will lose its retro styling cues.

Citing company insiders, Motoring is reporting the model will feature modern and muscular styling which draws inspiration from the Sports Sedan concept.

While the IDx Freeflow concept was originally envisioned to use a petrol engine that displaced between 1.2- and 1.5-liters, the production model is rumored to adopt a naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter unit that produces at least 181 bhp (135 kW). This would bring the model closer to its chief rival, the Toyota GT 86.

Little else is known about the car but it is expected to be launched in 2017 and ride on the same platform that underpins the next-generation Z sports car.

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