New York 2015: Nissan Maxima Revealed
April 2nd, 2015 1:36 PM Share
Months after making its debut during a Super Bowl ad, Nissan is showing us the rest of the 2016 Maxima.
While the full-size sedan is an endangered species in America (half the segment winds up in fleet sales), Nissan is making a good effort at keeping the Maxima fresh. The Maxima loses 82 lbs, but the only drivetrain is a 300-horsepower V6 mated to a CVT. So much for the 4DSC.
Published April 2nd, 2015 1:36 PM
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I realize Altima coupe was essentially a failure by the last gen, but this car will be just as much of a failure due to its own limitations but also because of the Altima sedan. Since there was already an acceptable sedan in the offing, wouldn't have it made more sense to do something fun with the Maxima as opposed to the utter failure they did make in into? Maxima FWD coupe/conv? Maxima three door hatch or five door fasback hatch?
Kind of looks like a Dart and fusion or something, def "inspired" by a couple of newer cars, which is surprisingly because The previous gen was unique and very good looking.