2018 Nissan Micra Production Begins

The Nissan started production of the new generation of Micra, at its plant in Flins, France, with the production of Micra to return to Europe after a break of seven years. Deliveries of the model will begin in European key markets in mid February, while the rest will follow in March.

The start of production marks the beginning of a new chapter in the success story that stretches back more than three decades. First launched in Europe in 1983, the Micra is one of the most known names world model with global sales of more than seven million cars. The all-new version – the fifth generation – to see it return to the heart of the European B-segment hatchback.

The new Micra was presented to the public last September on the sidelines of the Paris exhibition and stands of the largest size, which translates into more interior. Now has a wider range of downsized engines with new platform and a complete package of technological innovative safety features.

Paul Willcox, Chairman, Nissan Europe, commented: “The start of production for the all-new Micra is a moment to be celebrated, embodying the spirit of co-operation which exists throughout the Renault-Nissan Alliance.”

He added: “We have taken the European compact car segment to a new level by focusing on what customers really want today and expect tomorrow. The all-new Nissan Micra is an exceptional car, characterised by its expressive design, uplifting interior and confident drive.”

The new Nissan Micra is quite simply a revolution. This is a radical development of the model it replaces, and a trio of highly successful Superminis which dates back to the debut of Micra in Europe 34 years ago.

The new Micra is longer, wider and lower than before. Has been conceived, designed and engineered with customer requirements in Europe ‘at the top of the agenda.

Key to the appeal is athletic and expressive exterior design of the car, moving Micra plate name in a bold new direction. Contemporary look and feel of premium continues inside, with a high-quality cabin that offers a two-tone soft-touch materials as standard across the range.

The new Nissan Micra is also a technology leader, with a host of new features not only for the Micra but new to the segment. It includes Smart Lane Intervention, a security system that gently corrects Micra back to the right way should it be required.

Also unique is the Personal BOSE audio system, featuring speakers are built into the entire head driver for exceptional 360 ° sound experience. The new Micra is available with a variety of personalization options, modify the exterior and interior with premium components in a variety of stylish colors and contemporary.

It is also a fantastic car to drive, with dynamic performance that is a perfect balance between agility, excitement and a feeling of security that comes with confident handling and predictable. Three engines are available – two petrols and diesel.

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Nissan GT-R Linchfield With More Power

The notorious Godzilla has large power reserves within. We have seen how the factory version can stand in front of very expensive supercars. A “usual suspect”, which operates in the improvement area for 20 years, the British Litchfield Motors, comes to celebrate this the station, improving 20 Nissan GT-R Black Edition, taking longer codenamed “LM20” and producing most 675 horsepower with torque of 85 kgf!

This power makes already possible Godzila, a real “supercar-killer”, where the performa 96 km / h comes in 2.5 seconds, the first 160 km / h in 5.7 seconds, with the final touches to the 328 km / h. But to achieve this, several operations were made to increase the strength of the cab.

So, to increase specification Nissan GT-R, the 3.8 liter V6 have larger injectors, larger fuel pumps, freer air intake, Intercooler from Litchfield, cast downpipe and export diameter 102mm with freer catalyst. It is understood that became reprogramming the ECU for even better results.

At the same time, they made and appropriate moves to “tame” this wild and multitudinous herd of horses, so the active safety now made changes to the software of traction systems and stability, and went posts Bilstein Damptronic, combined with springs of Eibach and anti-roll bars. Still, there was a change in the braking system, where now there are discs of Alcon diameter 400mm front and 380mm, which together with new calipers are able to torture the Michelin Pilot Sport 4, which are seated on the alloy Rays Track Edition.

Definitely you will now think that with all this marketing authorization Godzila will go … walk and those who have it will enjoy the track only. But every other! The Litchfield tells us that is the most powerful version of the car, which is for everyday use! In fact she says he can meet customer requests wanting even more power!

Best to let the end. All 20 models will give the Litchfield will be covered by three-year warranty and free maintenance and for the price Nissan GT-R Linchfield, it will cost 110,000 euros, a price that is just 18,000 euros increased from the entry-level version of a GT-R . Not bad for someone who can afford!

2017 Nissan Navara Trek-1° Limited Edition Unveiled in Brussels

At 2017 Brussels Motor Motor Show in Belgium, Nissan has officially pulled the covers of a special version of the Navara. This new special edition named as Nissan Navara Trek-1 °, the pickup truck takes its name from the geographical location of the desert Navarre in Spain – at -1 ° longitude. As special edition, Nissan produce not much, only 1,500 examples will see the light of day, all of them in the double cab body styles.

Building upon the range-topping Tekna grade, this special edition truck can be had with Black Metallic or Pearlescent White exterior shade, the latter are new to this vehicle. In addition, it also benefits from two roof-mounted LED lights, black sports styling bar, the ‘smart bed cover new load’, which is made of plastic and finished 18-inch alloy wheels either black or white, and black, with a six-spoke pattern.

Customers can also spec Nissan Navara Trek-1 ° with sunroof, leather seats with heating function for the front occupants, and 8-way adjustment on the driver’s side, tow bars, differential lock, and a full-sized spare tire, for an extra charge.

Power comes from a diesel engine twin-turbo 2.3-liter engine, available in two outputs – 160 PS (158 HP) and 190 PS (187 HP), mated to either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission seven-speed, available only for the 190 PS version , ‘On-demand’ four-wheel drive is offered as standard.

Nissan has launched a special edition of the hard workers in Belgium and claimed that other European countries will follow in the coming weeks.