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Car plus sportswear fashion with a Remix Generation feeling
·Projecting an atmosphere inspired by adidas

Japan’s Remix Generation seeks comfort, individual style and the freedom to combine whatever, whenever. Nissan designers followed the same path in dreaming up the Note inspired by adidas. Having observed young people’s attachment to sportswear as icons of their everyday lives, the designers considered how cars could be used in similar nonchalant fashion. Inspired by the adidas sports brand, they infused this carefree lifestyle into interior and exterior design and materials.

Looking at cars through Remix Generation eyes
Sportswear must guarantee ease of movement and comfort and a wide range of motion and functions, including elasticity, durability and appropriate response to cold, heat or moisture. Print patterns and color add fashion value.
That is what the Remix Generation demands of fashion. It has spawned a culture in which sportswear and everyday clothes are freely combined without being restricted by existing values. How would this notion apply to cars? A possible answer to that is the Note inspired by adidas. The original Note model is as flexible as the wishes of its driver and passengers. With this value reference, the Note inspired by adidas offers users completely new values in a car.

"Wearable" exterior and interior
How can a car be enjoyed in the same carefree way as sportswear in everyday life? The answer to that is the concept of "wearable." In the Note inspired by adidas, the user can change certain parts of the exterior and interior of the car as they desire. Users can express different moods as they wish. For example, users can change the surface treatment on the front and rear bumpers. In addition, the large-diameter wheels and tires are different in form from those on the original Note
The sporty design and materials were inspired by the globally renowned adidas multi-sports brand (thanks to the cooperation of adidas Japan).
The interior extensively incorporates design elements and materials from sportswear fashion. Fabrics and rubber materials that are familiar components of sportswear and related products have been applied to the dashboard, door panels and other locations to create a Remix image. This is in contrast to the general use of hard materials for many interior trim parts of a car. Dashboard trays are fitted with nets in which small items can be inserted for storage. The enameled glove box is opened and closed with a zipper. The center console incorporates a removable bag that can be carried around outside the car. Seat covers are made of several different materials and with different design patterns so that users can change them as they like.



Overall length (mm) 4,050
Overall width (mm) 1,720
Overall height (mm) 1,590
Wheelbase (mm) 2,600
Seating capacity 5

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It looks like a frightened Aztek with a fabric roof.
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Remember when car designs were inspired by cool things like jets and rocketships instead of shoes?
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That cloth roof thing is really similar to what was on the H3T concept.
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I actually like the headlight and "grille", I just wish they weren't rubber.
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Designer: "Guess what, guys... I have the greatest idea ever! Let's design a car and use my shoe for inspiration!" Nissan: "Brilliant! It'll be so popular with young adults who dream of driving a shoe! Absolutely Brilliant!" Edited by blackviper8891
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should tak out the back seats and make it a old bettle type car....rear engine...maybe v 8 :P :lol:
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It's not designed based on a shoe, it has been customized to look like a sneaker, with new bumpers, folding roof, cladding and interior trim.
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Perfect example of why clothing designers should be kept away from cars. First the BCBG Cavalier (the one that I mistaken as the concept 3rd Gen Cavalier) and Tommy Hilfiger Cavalier (and the other ConceptCure cars as a matter of fact), now this.
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goofy. but the top is nice, we've been doing those on vw's and minitrucks forever.
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Solstice headlights and Trans Sport tail lights. :P
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Ew, what's the interior smell like after a long trip?
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Ew, what's the interior smell like after a long trip?

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Instead of hanging dice from the rearview mirror, the car comes with complementary hanging odor-eaters. :rolleyes:
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"(the one that I mistaken as the concept 3rd Gen Cavalier)" God, I thought you were joking.
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I'm really begining to like this. If I was going to buy a 5-door econobox I'd get this thing. The blue-gray tint of the bumpercover and molding actually looks decent compared to the typical gross-flat-charcoal-gray. This thing is cool. I give it an A- I'm serious I like it. :)
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Wow, where do you find this stuff!? Look at those blind spots. :P
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Bring it on Brotha' Let's have a battle of the weird! :D
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Wow, where do you find this stuff!?  Look at those blind spots.  :P

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You almost always get a blind spot when you add a shitter to your car. :blink:
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My God. In the name of all that is right, c'mon people. This is getting crazy. Cars meant to look like shoes? I suppose they'll make cars to look like condoms or maybe a dead goldfish next.
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I suppose they'll make cars to look like condoms or maybe a dead goldfish next.

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They've already made a car that's a form of birth control...
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:lol: No kidding. Like some guy is going to start a family in the back seat of an Echo. Hey, let's add the Geo Metro or Yugo to the list while we're at it. They both paved the way for cars like that. (Well, that and high gas prices in certain years.)
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