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Despite shrinking segment, Nissan forges ahead with next-gen Altima

Despite shrinking segment, Nissan forges ahead with next-gen Altima image

Anton Andres / Nissan | February 14, 2018 15:43

Nissan announces debut date of next-generation Altima

With the advent of crossovers and SUVs, sedan sales have taken a tumble abroad. Still, that hasn't stopped Nissan from announcing that they will be rolling out the next-generation Altima for the upcoming New York Auto Show.

Nissan took a different route in previewing the car by not showing the car at all. Instead, they simply released a video saying the car will be fully revealed March 28. So what will the upcoming D-Segment sedan look like?

According to reports, the next-generation Altima will take cues from the V-Motion 2.0 Concept from the 2017 North American International Auto Show. The concept featured a pronounced V-Motion grill and also saw some design details from the larger Maxima. Also, the concept had a fastback-like rear windshield and upswept lights at the front and rear. While the concept featured deep creases on its sides, expect the production Altima to be more subdued in execution.

Given Nissan's commitment in pushing for their Intelligent Mobility systems, the Altima might just get some of its features standard. Some of the features included in Intelligent Mobility are a 360-degree camera, autonomous emergency braking, radar-guided cruise control and a host of sensors to prevent collisions.

For now, details are scarce on the next-gen Altima. With this announcement, Nissan might just show more of the car in the next couple of weeks.