Nissan is offering us the first tease of its creatively named New Sedan Idea that is premiering at the Beijing Motor Show on April twenty. The single picture exhibits the automobile wearing a diaphanous robe that is just translucent adequate to make out its headlights, V-shaped grille and badge. The rest is still a mystery.
The New Sedan Concept is aimed at younger, digitally centered Chinese customers, according to Nissan. Its appear came from a collaboration between the company’;s design centers in China and Japan and was led by Chief Imaginative Officer Shiro Nakamura. Nonetheless, the teaser definitely helps make the New Sedan look a good deal like the Sport Sedan Notion from the 2014 Detroit Auto Present. Hopefully, this is genuinely a new model and not just a repaint.
Scroll down for the total press release and a video of executive layout director Mamoru Aoki discussing the new concept and previous ones.
Planet premiere of a new sedan idea that embodies Nissan’;s global style technique and powerful dedication to China as one particular of Nissan’;s most important markets
Cutting-edge automobiles and technologies on show, this kind of as the BladeGlider concept and Autonomous Drive auto
Nissan’;s flagship sedan, Teana, celebrates its 10th anniversary in China
More evolution of Nissan’;s global motor present booth with 3-layer theater fashion
Interactive communication with booth guests utilizing “Augmented Reality” for the duration of public days
HONG KONG – Nissan is ready to shake up the 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2014).
Auto China 2014 runs from April twenty (press day) to April 29 at the China Global Exhibition Center in Beijing. Nissan (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (NCIC), in cooperation with Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Organization (DFL-PV) and Zhengzhou Nissan Car Co., Ltd. (ZNA), will current an thrilling line-up of much more than 20 vehicles at Asia’;s greatest motor demonstrate of the yr.
The star of the demonstrate will be a new sedan concept which will make its planet premiere. Also featured will be the BladeGlider concept, producing its Chinese debut, and Nissan’;s latest global innovations, which includes the Autonomous Drive vehicle.
Teana, Nissan’;s flagship sedan, celebrates its 10th anniversary in China this year and a special edition Teana will be on show. The 2 most recent introductions, the all-new X-Trail and the new NV200 Xtronic® transmission, are expected to draw attention from booth site visitors.
Nissan will provide to Automobile China 2014 a additional-evolved worldwide motor present booth with a distinctive 3-layer theater fashion. For the duration of public viewing days, site visitors will be able to experience new interactive communications by means of “Augmented Actuality” technologies.
Media Center and internet site information will be obtainable on the web starting up today. Look for the most recent news to be uploaded frequently at this URL right up until the finish of the exhibition.
New Sedan Idea
Last yr at Car Shanghai 2013, Nissan unveiled the Buddy-ME concept, attracting attention from the 2 the media and the Chinese “Submit-80s” generation by means of its provocative layout and connectivity characteristics. This year at Car China 2014, Nissan will reveal a new sedan concept for the Chinese digital life-style. The idea expresses Nissan’;s passion and concentrate in the world’;s most dynamic auto industry.
Subsequent to Pal-ME in 2013, this concept vehicle will be the second time for Nissan Layout China (NDC), Nissan’;s newest worldwide layout center positioned in Beijing, to realize a notion vehicle style in collaboration with the Nissan International Style Center (NGDC) under the leadership and path of Nissan Senior Vice President and Chief Imaginative Officer Shiro Nakamura.
BladeGlider redefines the driving encounter with a distinctive center seat driver position, giving drivers and passengers alike a sense of automotive gliding. Hugely aerodynamic, the narrow front and secure rear track reduce drag whilst producing downforce. The result is a powerful blend of street-hugging agility and hyper-efficiency. Heralded by international media as “cutting edge” and “great,” BladeGlider will make its local debut at Auto China 2014.
Autonomous Drive Car
Nissan exposed the autonomous driving technological innovation in August 2013 when the company committed to being prepared with numerous, commercially viable Autonomous Drive vehicles by 2020. The system will be deployed across the model range inside 2 car generations. Nissan’;s Autonomous Drive technologies is an extension of its Security Shield, which monitors a 360-degree see about a motor vehicle for risks, gives warnings to the driver and requires action if required.
Teana 10th Anniversary Particular Edition
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Teana in China, a unique edition of Nissan’;s global flagship sedan will be exposed at Automobile China 2014. Teana has been top the premium sedan section in China, thanks to its class-over driving experience, combining comfort and agility.
Following a effective unveil in China last month, the all-new X-Trail will be available for sale in late March and is expected to lead the developing SUV section in China. Featuring a big console box for gear and versatile seating that can be configured in numerous approaches to best accommodate cargo and passengers, X-Trail is spacious and consumer-friendly. Its spinal support seats are very first in class, as are the Active Trace Control and 4x4i drive technique, with Hill Begin Aid, Advance Hill Descent Management and Yaw Minute Control.
NV200 Xtronic® transmission
Growing in acceptance given that its launch earlier this year to the worldwide taxi business like New York and London, Nissan will showcase the innovative NV200 Xtronic® transmission at Beijing. Just launched in China in late February, the model is equipped with the revolutionary Xtronic® transmission system which minimizes noise ranges and fuel consumption, delivering rewards for drivers, passengers and the atmosphere alike.
About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’;s 2nd-largest automotive business, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Working with around 236,000 personnel globally, Nissan offered more than 4.9 million autos and produced revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012.
Nissan delivers a thorough range of far more than 60 designs beneath the Nissan and Infiniti brand names. In 2010, the firm introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. LEAF, the very first mass-marketplace, pure-electrical vehicle launched globally, is now the best-promoting EV in historical past.
For much more details on our products, solutions and dedication to sustainable mobility, go to our internet site at http://www.nissan-worldwide.com/EN.
About Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Motor vehicle Organization (DFL-PV)
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Automobile Firm (DFL-PV) is a company unit of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL), Nissan’;s joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. DFL-PV is engaged in investigation and improvement operations, manufacturing and distribution of passenger autos.
About Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. (ZNA)
Founded in 1993, Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. is one particular of the largest companies of light commercial cars (LCV) in China. Via the Nissan and Dongfeng brand names, ZNA markets 5 series and 8 designs.