2014 Nissan Sport Sedan Concept

Nissan showcased its 2014 Sport Sedan concept at the recent NAIAS Detroit Auto show. The concept is a design study that highlights the next-generation of the sporty style that Nissan vehicles will adopt.

The concept showcased by Nissan was a 4-door sedan, which is a rarity in the sports sedan segment. The concept highlights the highly energetic, aggressive and emotional design language that Nissan will utilize for its next generation sedans.2014-Nissan-Sport-Sedan-Concept-on-the-highway-A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Sedan Base Price: NA
Performance
Engine: V6 DOHC FWD Displacement: 3.5 Liter
Horsepower: 300 HP Transmission: X-tronic CVT

Engine

The Sport Sedan concept is expected to be powered by a 3.5 liter V6 that generates 300 horsepower. Despite being termed as a Sport Sedan, the concept comes with a front wheel drive format.

The engine will be mated to an Xtronic CVT. This setup is similar to what is present in the current generation Maxima and is likely to continue in 2015.

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Exterior

The exterior of the Sport Sedan concept is marked by wide and low profiles. The lowered stance and ground clearance gives this sedan a sporty look. The front showcases the distinctive V-shaped chrome grille.

The front sports boomerang shaped LED headlamps. The side profile give it a masculine with an attractive sculpted design with character lines.

The 21-inch alloy wheels add to the imposing presence of the concept sedan. The rear of the car is capped by a high deck accented in chrome elements. The distinctive floating roof design by the use of black pillars give it a lower stance.

The Nissan design team has incorporated a rounded hood line gracefully in a sedan, which very few sport sedans have achieved.

Interior

The interior of the Sport Sedan Concept provides hints on the future production designs. The Sport Sedan interior showcases the use of premium material. Other interior features including high contrasting colors blended with metallic accents.

The Nissan Sport Sedan concept has been designed by Nissan Design America and developed at the Nissan Global Design center in Japan. The concept is believed to be a teaser before the actual launch of the Nissan Maxima later this year.

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