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Nissan Fuga Hybrid Launches In Japan

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The new hybrid variant of the Nissan Fuga sedan will be launched in the Japanese domestic market from the beginning of November. As you might have already realized, it is the same car that becomes available in Europe as the Infiniti M35h. And it’s got the same powertrain consisting of the updated 3.5-liter VQ35HR engine and electric motors.

The car has a ‘PURE DRIVE’ electric mode in which it emits zero emissions, but even when its internal combustion engine is running it manages ti average fuel consumption of 19 KM per liter which is pretty good.

The Fuga, being basically an Infiniti, is loaded with features inside and out. It comes with items like reclining rear seats, a built-in control switch in the rear center armrest, and an electrically operated rear window sunshade. Also offered is the Premium Interior Package, designed to provide an open, high-quality feeling with the extensive use of special materials, including semi-aniline leather with soft-to-the-touch and natural textures. Combined with the Comfort Suspension, the new Nissan flagship car creates exceptional levels of cabin comfort.

? Exterior

  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with chrome color coating
  • Available in a choice of seven body colors, including a new Eternal Snow White (a special Titanium Metallic color with Scratch Shield)

? Mechanism and equipment

  • Nissan original one-motor two-clutch parallel hybrid system, ‘Intelligent Dual Clutch Control’
  • High-output lithium-ion battery with a quick charge/discharge function
  • Advanced ‘HM34’ electric motor with maximum power output of 50kW?68PS? and maximum torque of 270N?m?27.5kgf?m?
  • Special engine for hybrid ‘VQ35HR’ with maximum power of 225kW?306PS?/6800rpm and maximum torque of 350N?m?35.7kgf?m?/5000rpm?
  • Electronic 7-speed hybrid transmission with manual shift mode
  • Safety Shield Package with Intelligent Control Assist (Distance Control Assist), Intelligent Cruise Control, FCW (Forward Collision Warning), Intelligent Brake Assist/Emergency Brake Operated Pre-crash Front Seat Belts, LDP (Lane Departure Prevention)/LDW (Lane Departure Warning), VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control including TCS), and ECO-pedal)
  • Electro-hydraulic Power Steering system, which drives the pump by electric motor to generate hydraulic pressure
  • Electric Driven Intelligent Brake, with applied electric type booster
  • Regenerative braking system
  • World’s first adoption*2 of an opposite direction driving warning system, which gives the driver audio and visual warnings when the vehicle detects that it is going in the opposite direction on highways based on the vehicle driving information (vehicle speed, GPS location, map information in the car navigation system)
  • ‘Approaching Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians’ (AVSP) system, which makes sound from the start of the vehicle until the vehicle speed reaches 30km/h and when it slows to under 25km/h; it also generates an intermittent sound when the vehicle is in reverse
  • Double-piston shock absorbers, which utilize a double-piston structure to help control damping force according to vibration frequency from the road surface
  • ‘Forest AC’ air conditioning system, with an electric compressor used to operate the air conditioner while the engine is not in motion

? Eco-Drive Support Function

  • Special meter display for the Nissan Fuga Hybrid which shows various information, including operating conditions of the hybrid system (Energy Monitor), battery remaining capacity, Accelerator Guide, ECO-drive Indicator and a liquid-crystal odometer/twin trip meter (with an EV mode travel distance display function)
  • CARWINGS Navigation System, which can simultaneously show Energy Monitor, the average/instant fuel economy and the map on the monitor (HDD system with a terrestrial digital TV tuner)

Price range: 5,775,000 yen to 6,300,000 yen, including consumption tax

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