Nissan has unveiled the all new Global Sedan model at the 8th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition. Using the famed ‘Sunny’ name in China, this new model will go on sale first in China in January 2011 and then progressively across 170 countries worldwide under different vehicle brand names. The new Global Sedan uses Nissan’s 1.5-liter HR15DE engine with dual injectors and is the second model to be built on Nissan’s ‘V’ platform, will be launched in India in the second half of 2011 and will be manufactured at the company’s plant at Oragadam, near Chennai. For India, the model name, specifications and pricing will be announced closer to the time of the launch.
“Following the success of our first locally made car –the Nissan Micra, we are happy to reveal the first visuals of the second car to be produced in India. We are confident that the “New Global Sedan”, which is also based on the versatile ‘V’ platform, will delight the discerning Indian customers. The model will be launched in India in the second half of 2011,” Mr. Kiminobu Tokuyama, MD and CEO, Nissan India said.