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First Look: 2011 Nissan Micra

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by on Mar.02, 2010

Nissan eventually plans to market the 2011 Micra in more than 150 countries -- including the U.S.

Downsizing is the name of the automotive game, these days, and Nissan is weighing in with the latest remake of its pint-sized Micra, which is taking its bows at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Scheduled for a global roll-out, in the coming year, the Japanese maker says it will eventually market this, its smallest offering, in more than 150 countries worldwide, likely including the U.S.

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Despite its diminutive appearance, the 2011 Nissan Micra is actually a wee bit bigger than the outgoing model, with a longer wheelbase, a wider body and a more roomy interior.  Slightly lowered, as well, the micro-car will be offered in only a five-door hatchback configuration.  But at least two other body styles are reportedly on tap for Nissan’s new V-Platform , including a mini-crossover.

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