Japanese Rides & Nissan Fuga

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Nissan Fuga

In October Nissan came with its luxury vehicle called the Fuga. It was first revealed as Concept at the Tokyo Motor in 2003. The Nissan Fuga the successful Nissan Cedric and Gloria. After the discontinuation of the Cima and Nissan President. the takes the top position in the Nissan As for name, it was an inspiration taken the fugue, a composition musical

The idea behind using name was to advocate that the and heritage of the long running vehicles including Cedric, Cima and President has been in one vehicle called Fuga. Y34 was the code used for the last of Cedric and Gloria, while the model of the Cima and President with chassis code of F50 and respectively. In Japan, two sales were operating under Blue Stage and Nissan Red

The Blue Stage dealt traditional Nissan products, the Red Stage dealt with Prince products including: Skyline. the Gloria, Nissan and Nissan Auster. Under channels, two variants of the smaller Y34 and the larger F50 (Cima/President) platforms sold.

The Fuga is essentially a drive sedan where an of all-wheel drive is available. It is on a wider, extended wheelbase of the FM platform. The Fuga became the model in Nissan lineup the cessation of Nissan President in 2010.

First Generation 2004-2009)

The 1959 Prince Gloria was built on an extended of the original Prince (Nissan) launched in 1957. The same is used again by Nissan for its range as they built it on the platform.

The prestige and stature by Nissan Cedric/Gloria encouraged the to continue with that new hence the focus was to design a car is capable of competing with the set by the European mid-sized sports like the BMW 5 series, Audi A6, E-Class and Jaguar S-Type.

There are two prominent trim for the Fuga including: a standard XV and the top of the GT trims which is parallel to the #8220;Brougham#8221; and #8220;Gran Turismo#8221; of the Cedric and Gloria.

The major of Fuga is with the Toyota’s Athlete Series, Lexus GS there to compete with it. to Nissan Cima, the Fuga was shorter.

In Japan, the Fuga is a popular choice as taxi

In order to keep it lightweight, used aluminum in body, and trunk-lid and doors. A double arrangement is used in the front to minimize the unsprung weight and to enhance the handling of the vehicle. suspension setup was already on Cedric/Gloria up to 1983 after MacPherson struts were in the front suspension but still the multilink rear suspension for the first time in1979.

Nissan didn’t hesitate to use in front and rear suspension as well.

As for GT sports package, it with Nissan’s 4WS version of to enhance stability and handling. The also features a Distance Assistance to assist a driver.

The generation Nissan Fuga was at the Pebble Beach Concours in early 2009.

It was launched as M in many of the export markets. The car its official debut at Tokyo Show in November 2009 and the of the Fuga began in Japan on 21, 2009.

The Y51 series Nissan or Infiniti M is shorter than the F50 Nissan Cima by only 50 mm while sharing the same of 1845 mm (6.1 feet). to Cima’s 1490 mm (4.9 height, the Fuga stands at mm (5.0 feet). With the of Nissan Cima and Nissan the Nissan Fuga became the model in Nissan’s lineup in 2010. Compared to President, is 115 mm (4.5 inch) shorter in

However, it has a longer wheelbase of mm (114.2 inch) contrary to the 2,870 mm (113.0 inch). having Fuga as their sedan, this was the first when Nissan didn’t a premium luxury V8 engine in domestic market. However, the American closely related M56 receives the V8 engine found in QX56.

For second generation the VK45DE V8 engine found in generation is dropped for Japanese along with later V8 found in the Fuga’s North cousin, the Infiniti M56. introduces a third option in the of VQ35HR 3.5-L V6 Hybrid that uses the Atkinson The electric motor is position in the engine and transmission capable of 68 PS (50 kW; 67 bhp) utilizing the 1.3kWh batteries.

The Fuga Hybrid will to be the Nissan’s first in-house electric hybrid technology. Nissan is aiming to double the economy of its gasoline-powered model.

has made the driving mode knob a standard feature on all its models located just the transmission gear level four selections labeled as: #8220;Sport#8221;, #8220;Eco#8221;, and #8220;Snow#8221;. The also features an ‘Active Control’ system to reduce the noise intrusion into the compartment. The previous Hitachi shock absorbers are replaced Kayaba Industry Company’s

In Japanese market, there are ranges of trim levels including: 250GT, 250GT P, 250GT #8220;A#8221; package; 370GT FOUR (AWD), FOUR (AWD) #8220;A#8221; 370GT Type S, and top of the line Except for the 370GT Type S that uses 20-inch RE050A 245/40 tires, the of all the trims come with aluminum alloy wheels Dunlop SP Sport Maxx TT tires.

As for interior, the Fuga receives and ventilated front seats, reclining rear seats, ottoman for the rear passenger the driver, and HDD navigation. There are safety features as well are introduced in new Fuga like Departure Prevention and Blind Intervention System. The former a small camera positioned the rearview mirror to calculate the from the lane markers, the latter utilizes the sensors to warn the driver in side mirrors.

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