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1989 Nissan Boga concept

Nissan reportedly chose the name Boga because it translates from Spanish to mean “fashionable” or “vogue.” An arguable misnomer but it does have a strange appeal.


1989 Nissan Boga concept

Although, it was conceptualized as a Japanese-market city car, it bore hallmarks of Nissan’s mid-1990s design language, including the 1995 (fourth-generation) Sentra.


1989 Nissan Boga concept

Despite its puny size and punier 1.5-liter engine (remember 1989 here), the Boga could seat five. Moreover, it was equipped with technology, like fingerprint-access doors.


1989 Nissan Boga concept

In fact, the Boga was designed with driver comfort in mind, including doors that closed automatically, a solar-powered ventilation system and fragrance dispensers.


1989 Nissan Boga concept

Passengers, on the other hand, were treated to minimalist surroundings, the exception being the retro and outrageous seat fabric.