Thailand: Nissan Kicks e-Power unveiled

Nissan has unveiled the new Kicks e-Power in Thailand. The car is based on the Kicks facelift and sports a hybrid powertrain.

The Kicks facelift comes with a redesigned front end with a new gloss black grille with chrome inserts. It is flanked by sleek LED headlights. The front bumper has a trapezoidal air dam with a scuff plate and redesigned fog lamp pods.

The Kicks gets black plastic cladding around the wheel arches and along the door sills. It has a black roof with silver roof rails, blacked-out ORMVs and blacked-out A and B-pillars. The SUV rides on 5-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels. At the rear, it gets a dual-tone bumper and wraparound tail lights.

The refreshed Kicks comes with a dual-tone interior with a touchscreen infotainment head-unit. It has a 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel and a twin-pod instrument cluster.

Powering the Kicks e-Power is an EM57 electric motor and a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine. The latter is used to charge a 1.57 kWh lithium-ion battery. The hybrid system is claimed to put out 127 BHP and 260 Nm. The car has four driving modes - Normal, S, Eco, and EV.

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