In retrospect, we shouldn't be questioning Nissan's wisdom in lopping the top off its mid-size crossover to create a ragtop – we should be wondering what's taken it so long.
The BMW i8 is said to pack 2+2 seating, a 0-62 mph time in the 4.8 second range and fuel economy of over 62 mpg U.S., along with a supercar price tag over $200,000 when this beastie touches down.
Veritas basically throws a 105-kilowatt electric motor into the already delectable mix that makes up the standard RSIII.
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