Brazil. The Japanese manufacturer Nissan announced the production of the next generation of the Nissan Kicks, the entry-level truck to the brand's portfolio that is sold in several markets in the region, at the Resende plant, where the company's CEO, Makoto Uchida, was visiting.
The production of the new Kicks will take place after a $540 million investment that the Japanese brand will make in the complex located in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
In addition to manufacturing the next generation of the SUV, the objective of the investment is to grow the plant's production capacity, by expanding the assembly line and adding a shift, in order to increase export levels throughout Latin America.
In addition to the new Kicks, Nissan reported that Resende will produce an unprecedented SUV for the region, which will be launched in 2026.
Along with the announcement of the production of the new Kicks, Nissan reported that the SUV will be powered by a turbo engine.
As for its exterior, after fully camouflaged units were seen while being tested in Brazil, it is speculated from the design of its grille and lights that it adopts the lines presented by the Nissan Pathfinder produced by the Japanese brand in China.
The all-new Nissan Kicks will be introduced in 2025.