Nissan unveiled the India’s its iconic GT-R sportscar and first full hybrid SUV, “New Nissan X-Trail Hybrid” at this year’s Delhi Auto Expo. The new X-Trail Hybrid will come to India as the market's first ever full hybrid SUV, and comes with Nissan's latest hybrid vehicle technology to India for the first time. The launch of GT-R will definitely rock Indian shores and the brand will make it happen in September 2016, while the new X-Trail Hybrid will follow before the end of the financial year.
During the Auto Expo 2016, Mr Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations commented "Bringing these two standout models to India shows Nissan is a brand going places. Nissan GT-R and X-Trail Hybrid each have their own strengths as great examples of Nissan engineering and technological expertise, and embody our brand promise of 'Innovation and Excitement'. Having created a strong foundation for success by building our local presence and extensive retail network, we are now introducing a wave of dynamic and exciting products through the mid-term that will draw fresh eyes to our brand.”
Nissan GT-R ids packed with a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol engine that is capable to develop 550 PS and 632 Nm of torque, with ample power that will satisfy any motoring fan. It is one of the best amongst supercars and can slice through the air efficiently, thanks to its 0.26 drag coefficient. Not only this, the current GT-R also boasts a wealth of on-board technology and unrivalled handling with the help of its advanced all-wheel drive system.
The new Nissan X-Trail Hybrid is equipped with a 2.0-litre MR20DD petrol engine combined with an advanced 41 PS electric motor which enables both driving and environmental performance. The petrol engine will deliver 147 PS and 207 Nm of torque. This engine will be connected to a . Intelligent Dual Clutch Control, while the All-four wheel drive (AWD) System will come as a standard option. India will be the fourth market in the world after Japan, Thailand and Indonesia where Nissan will have introduced the X-Trail Hybrid.
The company is strengthening its brand presence in India, by introducing compelling models from its global line-up and additionally, Nissan will continue to strengthen its brand through its eight-year- long partnership with the International Cricket Council, announced in November 2015.