Roadster will dispatch the benchmark 0-100 km/h sprint in a mere 2.9 seconds and reach a top speed of “over 350 km/h”.
Although considerably down on the 191 kW produced by the MPS’s smaller 2.3-litre turbo, the amount of torque is 54 Nm up.
Compared to the conventional Corolla hatch, the Cross is 85 mm longer, 185 mm higher and 35 mm with the wheelbase remaining unchanged.
Not expected to be carried over from the Frontier though is the 231kW/381Nm 3.8-litre V6 petrol engine.
Chances are that only the Competition will be offered in South Africa.
Ford has kept the 2.2 TDCi engine, but opted to pair the new six-speed self-shifter with the 2.0-litre EcoBlue oil-burner.
It becomes an effective run-out model that won’t be renewed once dealer stock runs out.
Right hooking model is now a definite no-no from Nissan themselves.
Q4 will make its debut in production spec next year as both a conventional model and the Sportback.
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“People do stuff they would not attempt at a real circuit, where crazy overtaking often proves violent, costly and a vexation to your team”.
Spotted right-hand-drive prototype came equipped with the 3.3-litre engine, suggesting it would come with no changes up front.
Adding to the comfort focus further, Lexus has also developed a completely new Adaptive Variable Suspension system.
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