TOKYO -- Nissan's IDS concept looks markedly more aggressive than today's Leaf.

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The IDS Concept has a long wheelbase for more interior room.

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Suicide rear doors make it easier to see inside on show cars.

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The sharply profiled rear fenders help detach air for better aerodynamics.

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Note the IDS concept's prominent haunches.

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Electric vehicles need airflow too, to cool motors and batteries.

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Newer technologies like LEDs have enabled smaller, lighter, more efficient headlamps.

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Rear boomerang-shaped tail lights fit Nissan's current design direction.

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Oversized wheels and low-profile rubber suggest sports car more than eco car.

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Gorgeous floating seats cant inward in autonomous mode.

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Natural, unvarnished woods are all the rage these days in both concept and production cars.

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