Back to News #NISSAN DEBUTS NEW #KICKS, #NAVARA, #VMOTION 2.0 IN #CHINA Date: 21 Apr 2017 Author Type: Press Release Author: Nissan South Africa Source: Nissan South Africa Nissan will show a series of new models with innovative technologies and design today at Auto Shanghai 2017, bringing Chinese customers a range of different vehicles to meet their diverse needs. The Nissan Kicks crossover, the Nissan Navara pickup and the Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept car will all make their China debut at the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. The newly introduced Nissan X-Trail SUV will also be on display. The models add to the line-up of vehicles bringing Nissan Intelligent Mobility to customers in China. Nissan Intelligent Mobility is Nissan’s direction for developing and offering autonomous drive, electric vehicle and connected car technologies while making driving more enjoyable. Visitors to Auto Shanghai 2017 can experience the benefits of these innovations at the Nissan Intelligent Mobility Experience Corner. “Nissan is proud to participate in the world-class Shanghai Motor Show and showcase our Vmotion 2.0 design concept and three new models,” said Daniele Schillaci, Nissan’s executive vice president for global marketing and sales, zero-emission vehicles and the battery business, and chairman of the Management Committee for Japan, Asia and Oceania. “We are confident that the new Nissan X-Trail, the Nissan Navara and the Nissan Kicks will meet the diverse needs of our customers in China and help make driving safer and more exciting for them.” Nissan Kicks The debut of the Kicks, a new benchmark for entry-level SUVs, further strengthens Nissan’s SUV line-up in China. The Kicks revolutionizes the compact crossover segment with its fresh, youthful design and spacious, comfortable interior. It features characteristics important to the “Dare to Dream” generation born in China after 1990, including their focus on modernism and a passion for well-designed products. First introduced in Brazil less than a year ago, the Kicks has been recognized as an innovative crossover, winning several awards in Latin America. New Nissan X-Trail The X-Trail is one of Nissan’s best-selling SUVs in China. The new X-Trail’s refreshed exterior reflects a high sense of style. The interior features a new D-shaped steering wheel and optimized space, including a flexible 5-seat/7-seat configuration. This popular SUV delivers an outstanding, sporty drive. The new X-trail debuted in China on April 6 and is scheduled to be sold in about 150 markets. Nissan Navara The Navara, Nissan’s first SUV-grade pickup to premiere in China, meets consumers’ demand for smart, tough, high-performance pickups. It features Nissan’s signature “V-motion” grille and futuristic headlights. The cabin’s spacious interior makes for a comfortable ride. The Navara’s 7-speed automatic transmission, the first of its kind in China, delivers top performance and power. The model will be manufactured for the Chinese market at Nissan’s Chinese joint venture company, Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept The Vmotion 2.0 concept car demonstrates the future direction of Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology and sedan design. A high sense of style, emotional design, space, supreme comfort and technology combine to create a seamless mobility experience. The Vmotion 2.0’s ProPILOT technology is envisioned to ultimately let the car drive in autonomous mode on highways, in heavy traffic, and on city streets.