Nissan teases new concept sedan coming to 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014 - 11:18am IST

Nissan has announced that it would unveil a new concept sedan at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show next month. The company has announced that the concept will carry over some of the features already shown in the ‘Friend-ME’ concept.

Nissan concept sedan teaser
The teaser for the new concept sedan shows minor similarities to the Friend-ME concept.

LED boomerang headlamps and “V-Motion” movement – signature features from the Friend-ME concept – are evident says executive design director, Mamoru Aoki.

Mamoru Aoki talking about Nissan’s concept cars – Video

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The new concept is just the second time the Nissan Design China (NDC), Nissan’s newest global design center located in Beijing, realizes a concept car design in collaboration with the Nissan Global Design Center (NGDC) under the leadership and direction of Nissan Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura.

Interestingly, just a few weeks back, it was reported that Nissan was showing interest in developing a sub-4meter sedan for India.

Nissan Friend-ME concept headlamp live
The new concept sedan takes design cues like the boomerang headlamps from the the Friend-ME pictured above, that was also showcased at the Auto Expo.

Nissan sells its products in China via two joint ventures – Dongfeng Nissan and Zhengzhou Nissan. Apart from the sedan concept detailed above, Nissan had announced that it would bring to the Auto Show a slew of around 20 products including – the Chinese debut of the Bladeglider concept, a special 10th anniversary edition of the Nissan Teana, Nissan’s autonomous car, the all-new X-Trail and the NV200 with an Xtronic transmission.

Nissan to unveil new Concept sedan – Press Release

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