The Japanese automaker Nissan has brought to the Moscow International Motor Show the new sedan Nissan Almera, which stood on the Russian pipeline. In the capital, was the world premiere of this model. In the development of the machine was attended by engineers at Nissan in Japan, the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation.
"The new model is designed specifically for the Russian and was widely known name Almera. Her appearance on the market means that the output of Nissan's mass-growing segment of the budget car. Start of sales of the new model is planned for early 2013," — said in a statement. According to the manufacturer, the new product will be one of the unique offerings in the most popular segment of the Russian automotive market due to the size of the body and a significant space in the cabin.
Almera specially designed to suit the road and climatic conditions as well as conditions in Russia. Unlike its competitors, designed for softer conditions, the new model Nissan is able to withstand any weather surprises, according to a company press release.
The new Nissan Almera will cost 500,000 rubles
The car will be manufactured at the new assembly line in Togliatti. Pilot episode of the machine is in full swing on the Volga car. The workers who will be employed in the assembly of new items have been trained under the guidance of engineers Nissan. At the time of launch of the new "Almeria" in production at the plant have discovered a new body and paint shop.
"The project to launch a Nissan Almera is part of a large-scale industrial strategy for Nissan in Russia and underlines the fact that the company is working on the Russian market with the most serious and long-term intentions. According to the global mid-term plan, Nissan Power 88, we plan to occupy 7% of the Russian car market by 2016 year. Models like Almera, will be crucial to achieving this goal. Nissan today already offers one of the broadest lineups of other foreign automakers in Russia, but so far we have not been seriously represented in the fastest growing segment of the budget market. Almera is set to change this situation and bring this segment is something new, "- said Nissan.
Almera — the traditional five-seat sedan with classic design, which can be clearly seen, "the genes» Nissan. Full length of the car is 4656 mm and wheelbase of 2700 mm. According to Nissan, the long wheelbase allowed to create a spacious interior, while roomy trunk (500 liters capacity) is not too stands out due to the inclined roof line and the line of the rear glass, blending smoothly into the trunk lid.
New Nissan Almera get 1.6-liter gasoline engine, which develops power of 102 hp and a torque of 145 N • m The car can be installed either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Advanced chassis Almera has a powerful type front suspension McPherson and torsion beam at the rear. Ground clearance on the model — 160 mm and only in the area of the engine compartment shield of steel it is 145 mm.
Nissan Almera will be available in three trim levels: Welcome, Comfort and top version Tekna. The standard equipment version Comfort, the share of which must come the highest sales include systems such as remote control central locking system, exterior mirrors with electric and heated, fog lights, trip computer and height-adjustable driver's seat. Ventilation grilles finished in chrome rings that harmonizes with the interior trim materials. Large exterior mirror housings are painted in body color, and chrome-plated door handles, as well as decorative items of luggage. To get the best winter comfort provided heating for the front seats. Available as an option with air conditioning and alloy wheels.
Standard equipment includes air conditioning Tekna versions, rear electric windows, four speakers, leather steering wheel and 15-inch alloy wheels. Standard equipment also includes a fully integrated audio format 2hDIN that includes AM / FM tuner with CD-player on one disk, Bluetooth system for mobile phone and AUX input for connecting a stand-alone MP3-player.
Highly intelligent communication system «Nissan Connect» is available as an option, which makes the model Almera the only car in its class equipped with a full-featured integrated navigation system.
All versions are equipped with a variety of systems of active and passive safety features: anti-lock braking system, airbags for driver and front passenger as standard. The palette of exterior colors includes seven choices — six-color "metallic" and the rich white.