The 2020 Nissan Silvia S16 is likely to happen according to the reliable sources. This sports car comes in a coupe body style and it offers creative exterior design. The interior is pretty unique and it adds plenty of driver assist amenities. The performance is astonishing and the return of a beast will happen in a two-year time.
After the GT-R and 370Z model, Nissan really needs something to refresh its lineup of sports cars. 370Z is aging and the GT-R is expensive, so 2020 Silvia S16 is a perfect choice. Last time we saw this two-door model was in 2002 and it was superb.
2020 Nissan Silvia S16 exterior looks sporty
Back in the days, Nissan Silvia looked amazing with its low stance and wide body. Now, the 2020 Nissan Silvia S16 sports a company’s latest design language and it looks very sporty. The front end adds a large V-Motion grille and the hood features beautiful character lines. The front bumper gets a metal surrounds and grille’s mesh has black finishes.
The headlights are slim and curvy. LED technology is standard and the fog lights are looking perfect. To the side, front fenders are prominent and side skirts are extended. The 18-inch wheels will come as a standard, and 19-inch rollers will be optional. The rear gets slimmer taillights that come in a triangular shape. Generally, this is one amazing exterior design with stunning aerodynamics.
2020 Nissan Silvia S16 interior is similar to the GT-R model
The interior is the biggest mystery for now. Of course, we expect that the upcoming 2020 Nissan Silvia will follow the same path as the company’s racecars. For that reason, the interior should look like the GT-R’s interior. On the other hand, we expect from Nissan to deliver more comfort and slightly better technology.
The cabin will come in a 2+2 seating layout where the front seats are heavily bolstered. Expect everything from Alcantara, leather, carbon fiber and aluminum inside the cabin. The infotainment system will come as an all-new and it should support all of the latest high-tech features. Next, to the infotainment touchscreen, we expect another touchscreen that will show things like navigation.
2020 Nissan Silvia S16 engine produces 300 HP
As this is a sports car, the 2020 Nissan Silvia S16 will arrive with two drivetrain options where both of them are using rear-wheel drive configuration. Moreover, both engines are turbocharged four-cylinder units. The standard drivetrain is a 2.0-liter while the 1.8-liter comes with less power and better fuel economy.
The 2.0-liter option will produce up to 300 HP while the smaller 1.8-liter is rated at 175 HP. Both manual and automatic transmissions are available and advanced slip differential system are standard. On top of that, a hybrid variant is likely to happen in the future, however, that is a science fiction story at this moment.
2020 Nissan Silvia S16 price, release date and rivals
The forthcoming 2020 Nissan Silvia S16 will cost slightly over $40,000. This price will put the S16 model in line with the famous 370Z. If all of the speculations become reality, you won’t find a better sports car on the market at this price.
This aggressive coupe could go on sale in the first half of 2020. The main rivals will be the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Mazda RX model.