Apart form the European and American lineup, Nissan also has a range of decent models which are only offered in a few selected markets. At 2009 Tokyo Motor Show the Japanese manufacturer is presenting the first generation of Fuga luxury saloon which will go on sale in japan this Autumn. The car features an Infiniti-like design inside and out and is powered by Nissan’s VQ engines.
The choice of engines for the Fuga at launch will be either a VQ37VHR 3.7-liter V6 or the VQ25HR 2.5-liter V6, while a hybrid variant consisting of a 3.5-liter V6 engine and a one-motor-two-clutch parallel hybrid system with Li-ion batteries will be available later on. The car also features Nissan’s newly developed `Double Piston Shock Absorbers’ (frequency responsive) that employ a double piston construction to improves handling and ride quality by increasing oil flow inside the shock absorber to reduce vibration from road undulations and absorb minor road imperfections.
2010 Fuga also has the new “Drive Mode Selector” system as standard which adjusts engine response, transmission shift schedule and 4-wheel active steering, giving the Fuga a sportier, more comfortable on-road feel. It also has an Eco and a Sport modes.
The Fuga has a very nice cabin decorated with leather and wood and is loaded with equipments. Some of the coolest items in it should be the new plasma-cluster ion units in the AC system which purifies the air! or the BoseR Surround Sound System, which drives 16 speakers with a 14-channel digital amplifier.
Overall Length (mm) 4,945
Overall Width (mm) 1,845
Overall Height (mm) 1,500
Wheelbase (mm) 2,900
Seating Capacity 5