Japanese Rides & Nissan Maxima (Datsun 810)

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Nissan Maxima (Datsun

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The Maxima was first launched in 1976 as an upscale version of the It is a full-sized car produced by Nissan Limited. It was often advertised as sports car’.

Majority of the units produced before were manufactured in Oppama, Later, a plant was built in America in Smyrna, Tennessee and the production of Maxima.

In several the Nissan Maxima was sold as Cefiro or Nissan Laurel.

The Maxima started its production with the Nissan Bluebird introduced in US market in February under Datsun 810 badge. Two engine versions of SOHC I6 were used, i.e. market received 2.0-L capable of generating 122 PS JIS (90 kW) and US market 2.4-L displacement developing 125 hp SAE (93

The base model for Bluebird received a carburetor, while version came with injection. The sporty version featured a 4-speed manual These cars were wheel drive and offered a arm rear suspension.

However, the wagon version with rear live

In 1979, 2-door coupe was added Maxima range in the 810. The Datsun 280ZX was on 810’s chassis, despite the that 810 never received the larger 2.8-L engine.

Generation (1981–1984)

In 1981, the name was used for the first on the Japanese market Bluebird 910 3.9 inch (99 mm) longer nose. the first production year, the car was as the 810 Deluxe or 810 Maxima and by 1982 all the 810 wore the Maxima name. The generation Maxima was discontinued in and in this particular year the Datsun started carrying the badge as well on the back of the Toyota in response to the Maxima renamed its Toyota Mark II as the Cressida .

The first generation received the 2.4-L L24 engine to Datsun 810 and Datsun 240Z. The LD28 Diesel engine was introduced in the US market in mid-1981mated to manual or automatic transmission.

Second Generation (1985–1988)

The front-wheel drive, compact based on Bluebird U11 was launched by in 1984. It was powered by a 3.0-L V6 engine producing 154 hp (119 kW) to either a 4-speed automatic or manual transmission. The engine was as the first V6 engine to be mass in Japan. It was also used in aspirated 200ZX and Nissan Gloria.

The station wagon which had been produced Datsun 810 times was discontinued in

Third Generation (1989–1994)

In a redesigned third generation was introduced as J30 (not to confuse Infiniti J30). It was offered relatively bigger dimensions to as the mid-sized car after the Mazda It was the second Japanese sedan to be in US market and the first Japanese car to the Japan’s 67 inch (1701.8 mm) restriction.

Despite its increased it had weight less than the generations. It was marketed as new Maxima a Sports Car by Nissan who even a ‘4DSC’ window decal. It was by a 3.0-L V6 generating 160 hp (119 In 1992, the 190 hp (142 kW) VE30DE was made standard on SE models. the VG30E engine was used in models of Maxima together first generation Nissan

The most interesting was the introduction of touch entry system on the GXE The system allowed the driver to the window or open the sunroof having key in ignition.

Fourth (1995–1999)

The fourth generation was launched in 1995 as the A32 model. It was by a new VQ30DE 3.0-L V6 engine 190 hp (141 kW) and torque of 205 ft-lb Nm). The engine topped the ‘10 Best Engines List’.

In generation, the previous independent suspension was substituted by a lighter and torsion bar solid axle

Toyota Cressida was considered as the competitor of the Nissan Maxima. discontinued the Cressida in 1992 and it with front-wheel drive Avalon. an extended version of the Camry appeared for the first in 1994.

Nissan Bluebird Maxima

Fifth Generation (2000–2003)

The generation Maxima appeared in as A33 model. Its model was designed at La Jolla, California design The fifth generation Maxima a 222 hp (166 kW; 227 hp SE) 3.0-L VQ30DE V6 The engine used was a variation of engine and was known as VQ30DE-K.

different models including GLE and SE were produced with engine variant. Among the models, the GXE was the base model of while GLE was luxury model 16-inch wheels. Infiniti I30 was on this generation.

A special of SE was introduced in 2001 with a to celebrate the 20 th anniversary of this Nissan range. This edition car shared its engine the Infiniti I30. It also special side skirts all the lower perimeter and some modifications.

However, the fifth Maxima came with of different problems during its run ignition coils, MAF sensor, TPS position sensor) and IACV-AAC Control Valve).

Sixth Generation (2004–2008)

The generation Maxima was launched in States, Canada and Mexico in as A34. The model offered in States received a respected a DOHC engine generating 265 hp kW) at 5800 rpm and torque of 225 lb-ft Nm) at 4400 rpm.

It also a Standard SkyView fixed paneled roof or a traditional moonroof as an option. Two trim were available for sixth Maxima, SE and SL. SE was a sporty version featured 18-inch alloy P245/45R18 V-rated tires, suspension, rear spoiler, and an 6-speed manual transmission.

The SL on the hand was luxury model received 17-inch alloy P225/55R17 H-rated tires, interior trim, 6-disc CD Bose stereo, leather and HID headlights. SL never received a transmission.

Seventh Generation

The seventh generation Maxima was as 2009 model year. It was introduced at the New York International Show in 2008. It is designated as A35 and is on the Nissan D platform.

This was also used in the fourth Nissan Altima and second Nissan Murano. The exterior and of the car has resemblance with Infiniti G and M. It also features an upgraded interface and optional USB interface

The seventh generation Maxima is by the VQ35DE engine generating 290 hp kW) and torque of 261 lb-ft (354 Nm) to a renewed Nissan’s Xtronic CVT Variable Transmission) with shifting. No manual transmission is for seventh generation Maxima. The is available as S and SV trim levels with a range of premium and packages. It has a keyless ignition only uses a push to turn on or turn off the engine.

States received it seventh Maxima in June 2008.

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Nissan Bluebird Maxima

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