Nissan Gloria / Cedric

15 Apr 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Nissan Gloria / Cedric
Nissan Gloria

/ Cedric

T about Japanese executive you may think of Lexus, Infiniti or Legend. Admittedly, these models were designed European character instead of the core value of Japanese. To what is a pure Japanese sedan, you must have a to Nissan Cedric / Gloria or arch-rival Toyota Crown. For 3 these 2 series dominated the market#8217;s luxury segment as as Taxi business.

They also very well-known in East Asia here we had been educated what is.

One word concludes these – Conservative. No matter styling or interior layout, and Cedric / Gloria used to Lincoln or Cadillac-style blandness. soft ride meant no appeal at all, although had long legs (advanced Now both companies are changing by injecting more dynamic and style into these In particular, I am very pleased Gloria#8217;s exterior styling.

It still has a conservative proportion, but plenty of aggressive-looking details, as the New Edge headlamps in the light of Frameless windows and pseudo design (that is, looks lack of B-pillar) also more sense of dynamic. speaking, the Gloria is a design both the Japanese traditionalists and satisfy with.

What a pity, the setup of the MacPherson strut / rear suspension is biased towards even though in the sportiest Gloria Ultima Z. Despite of low profile tyres, it rides and quietly, filter bumps from the cabin. On the other handling suffers. It rolls a lot corner, protesting against aggressive driving style by to change direction that So you feel it remains an elephant as it to be in the past 3 decades.

What you feel enough is the steering it#8217;s lifeless and overassisted at low

It seems that Gloria was for high speed cruising Even without the help VDC stability control, it is inherently at high speed. Speed-sensitive firm up the steering to enhance

It#8217;s a joy to cruise that in highway, thanks to good of wind noise and that engine.

Yes, jewel of the is either the VQ30DET turbocharged V6 or the Extroid CVT transmission. The motoring is already impressed by Cefiro#8217;s engine, because of smoothness, and willingness (oh yes, it#8217;s Ward#8217;s 10 best engines for 5 years). The turbocharged version no such qualities while a fire-breathing 280 hp output.

It#8217;s not a boost turbo, so turbo lag is unperceivable. The punch is so strong one can easily believed the Gloria Z is a nightmare to BMW 540i. Of course it

The Extroid CVT is the world#8217;s first CVT rollers instead of belt or as the media for varying transmission Nissan must be proud of its to handle the 285 lbft of torque the turbo V6, well beating Multitronic#8217;s 221 lbft upper Moreover, the Extroid CVT is really smooth and quiet, refiner any existing automatic. On the other to enhance driving fun, it has 6 manual ratios for the driver to

Changing from one to another is quick. The control is more or the same as Porsche#8217;s Tiptronic, is, a manual slot with + and positions is provided at the right side of the auto slot. a pity no Tiptronic S control, Skyline.

Nissan Gloria

The Gloria is very built and crafted. The dashboard is of high quality plastic. are leather-trimmed with good fit and There#8217;s real wood at the as well. Although the design of is conservative, two-tone light scheme brings a present that rarely found in Japanese luxury.

The leather are big and comfortable, if not providing sufficient support. With 2800 mm rear passenger comfort is in doubt.

All these findings apply to as well, because it is identical to the except minor deviations in In these cost-cutting years, the between them has become than ever.


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