Come 2014 and Nissan may soon have its car to take on the like of Toyota Corolla, Skoda Laura, Volkswagen Jetta, Honda Civic and its partner Renault Fluence. The India launch will most likely happen in 2014 and could also under pin the next gen Fluence.
The next-generation Nissan Sylphy was announced at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. The Sylphy which in Australia is known as Pulsar and in the U.S. it is known as the Sentra.
The Sylphy featuring elegant modern design and one-class-above cabin comfort smartly balanced with Nissan’s advanced technology. The lowered stance and well-proportioned aerodynamic body create a strong presence, while the elegantly upswept character line expresses dynamic yet refined performance. The front grille and LED-bordered headlamps contribute to the premium image and help create a modern look. LED taillights, a sharply angled trunk lid and eye-catching chrome trim add to the tastefully-styled one-class-above appearance.
The car will be powered by 1.8 litre engine and next-generation XTRONIC CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
This new model, to be produced at the Dongfeng Nissan Huadu Plant facilities in Guangzhou, will be released in mid 2012. Following its introduction in China, the car will be launched in most major markets worldwide during the course of 2012 and approximately 120 countries by 2014.