The new generation Nissan Maxima, as you might be aware, was pitched by Nissan as a seriously sporty sedan that is practical and fun to drive. Continuing with these efforts, they have now got the car a safety car gig which will make people view the Maxima in a new light.
It’s not a very glamorous event Nissan Maxima Safety Car is going to pace, the Lone Star Le Mans race, but it’s at the prestigious Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Before that though, the safety car hit Virginia International Raceway this past weekend where it was on display during the Oak Tree Grand Prix.
Nissan is an official partner of IMSA and has deep involvement in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, having fielded multiple cars and powerplants during recent seasons. At the Lone Star Le Mans race the company will field the two Doran Racing Nissan 370Z NISMOs which also saw action in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge during the Oak Tree Grand Prix weekend.
As for the technical features of the Nissan Maxima Safety Car, it’s a standard V6 powered front-wheel-drive sedan wrapped in the IMSA livery. And that’s about it really. It doesn’t even have a lights bar!2016 Nissan Maxima Safety Car Unveiled,