Can a car be classic and modern at the same time? This one can, and it's also tiny, only slightly bigger than a subcompact/supermini.
So, what's this retro-chic stuff all about? Simplicity is key here. There are no useless 3D grilles or complicated shapes. Nissan is betting there are enough people who want an authentic and not very pricy vehicle some time in the future.
The idea behind the IDx Freeflow is basic urban mobility for young buyers, the folks born in the early 90s. It's being envisioned with gasoline engines ranging between 1.2 and 1.5 liters. Why 1.5? We don't know, but it probably has something to do with emerging markets like India.
Expect nothing better than a CVT. A Scion FR-S rival this is surely not!