The concept can provide power to a building.
Nissan will reveal a series of EV concepts in Tokyo.
More details are expected towards the end of the month.
Nissan is currently putting the finishing touches to its latest creation, just a few weeks before the opening of its local motor show, the Japan Mobility Show, which takes place towards the end of October in Tokyo.
Nissan intends to unveil a series of all-electric concepts, the first one called Nissan Hyper Urban. The futuristic-looking vehicle takes the form of an urban crossover – the concept’s name hints at its vocation – but remains, at this time, an entirely virtual product. The Hyper Urban concept was unveiled in Nissan’s new design showroom at the Atsugi Technical Center in Kanagawa, Japan.
The concept features a sharp, multi-layered silhouette. The crossover’s edges and side windows give the impression of a two-door SUV, but the Hyper Urban opens instead with its four gullwing doors, a configuration unlikely to be found on any production model. The front section features plunging curves, although a ridge highlights the vehicle’s front lighting. As for the hood, it’s very muscular, as are the rims with their triangular shapes.
Nissan is aware of the role that electric cars must play in our society. That’s why the Nissan Hyper Urban is capable of supplying electricity to a house, a way of saving money and reducing pressure on the power grid. Nissan also mentions that the vehicle has an intelligent charging management system that uses artificial intelligence “capable of charging vehicles and powering buildings autonomously”.
Unsurprisingly, the Hyper Urban can receive updates remotely, extending the vehicle’s useful life. The dashboard can be redesigned, changing the on-board experience. In fact, it can even be customized to suit the owner’s mood. And the designers have also thought about relaxation, with first-row seats that can be folded back to form a space where passengers can take a few minutes to relax while recharging or during a stop.
It now remains to be seen what Nissan’s intentions are for this very futuristic SUV. It’s a safe bet that the Nissan Hyper Urban’s design will be seen on the brand’s future electric models, but since the automaker’s latest creation is a long way from production, it’s fair to wonder when it will be integrated into the Japanese giant’s strategy.