While the entire automotive community is waiting for Geneva Motor Show oppening, Japanese automaker Nissan has gone even further, fueling interest in the new generation Altima, which will be shown at the New York auto show in April.
However, no specific details have been published, in addition, the new Altima boast the use of advanced transmissions that distinguish up to 40% less friction than in the present. Under the hood of the car remain-cylinder V-engine with 3.5 liters and output of 270 horsepower.
For the 2013 Altima, Nissan will be provide a couple of choices – engines: a 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder and a 3.5-liter DOHC V6. The 4-cylinder version has been modernized to be lighter and more efficient: it brings a total of 180 HP and a maximum toque of 185 lb-ft. Nissan explains that this engine will deliver a fuel economy of 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway, and 31 mpg combined.
The top equipped model will receive a 3.5-liter V6 that delivers a total of 270 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque. With total fuel economy of 22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined. Both engines will be mated to the next-generation (Continuously Variable Transmission).
A new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a hybrid version will also be offered. Auto has a new look that is designed to create the impression of modern design. But that is all that is available at the moment.