Nissan has unveiled its futuristic IMQ concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show. Apart from possibly giving us an insight into the styling direction of the next-generation Qashqai and Juke, it’s a showcase for Nissan’s advanced technology. The flamboyantly-styled IMQ has enough sharp angles to make a Lexus blush, and the car’s lower body cladding consists of black ridges called lamellas which Nissan says are “evocative of Japanese traditional design”. The high-riding crossover vehicle wears 22-inch wheels and features a very tall shoulder line with extra-slim windows. At the rear is a new slimline interpretation of Nissan’s “boomerang” lamp cluster. Nissan says the IMQ “seamlessly blends Japanese heritage with state-of-the-art, human-centric technology”. It’s electric, of course, much like almost everything else being launched at the Geneva show. At its heart is a battery-powered motor that puts out an impressive 250kW and 700Nm, channelled through all-wheel drive. Offering an insig...

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