A passenger car with SUV attributes, QASHQAI really does bring unique qualities to one of the most conservative sectors of the new car market.Its distinctive styling is a marriage of the sleek shape of a passenger car with the strength of a 4x4 to create something fresh and different in the new car market.The advert that promotes the model couldn’t be less original.
Nissan has announced the locations for each city of the QASHQAI Urban Challenge which commences in the UK on May 4 and culminates in France on June 23. So with less than two weeks to go, full preparations are underway and the riders are in training for a tour that will see the limits pushed for mountain bike free-riding. The QASHQAI Urban Challenge is part of Nissan Europe’s commitment to adventure sports using an integrated communications platform. With the Nissan Sports Adventure, Nissan (...) More
Production of the new QASHQAI equipped with the state-of-the-art 2.0-litre dCi engine starts this week at Nissan’s Sunderland factory. The 2.0-litre dCi engine – engine code M1D – produces 110kW (150hp) at 4000rpm and 320Nm of torque at 2000rpm, while returning a frugal fuel economy figure of 42.8 mpg and CO2 emissions of 174g/km when fitted with manual transmission and in 2WD configuration. Furthermore, unusual in this category of the market, a 6-speed automatic transmission is also (...) More
As part of its European launch of the new ‘urbanproof’ crossover QASHQAI, Nissan announces the QASHQAI Urban Challenge - the first ever pan-European free-riding competition of its kind. QASHQAI Urban Challenge is an urban free-riding competition where the world’s best mountain bikers will compete in an urban environment to win 200,000 euros - the largest prize fund in this sport to date. Throughout May and June, five European cities will host each leg of the first series bringing together the (...) More
Nissan today (6th September) presented for the first time its new Compact Crossover for Europe, the Qashqai, at an event hosted in Paris by Carlos Ghosn, Nissan’s President and CEO. Inspired by the concept car of the same name that was presented at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show, the Qashqai is a new vehicle for Nissan in Europe, with sales starting in February 2007.
Exclusive accessories for the new Nissan Qashqai : The COBRA N+ accessories concept from Cobra Technology & Lifestyle makes the Japanese Crossover even more attractive and individualized. COBRA N+ offers attractive high-gloss stainless-steel body components for the Nissan. The bumper chrome styling with two 15 millimeter strong apron tubes give the look of the standard front bumper an exclusive touch. In addition the standard grid on the front bumper gets replaced by a chromed COBRA N+ (...) More
When a car company thinks lean, it’s usually about manufacturing – how to make more for less. But when car designers think lean, they’re thinking of something entirely different – a muscled surface, an athletic form, some tensioned panelwork. Which is how Nissan Design Europe’s Design Director Stephane Schwarz happened on a striking sculptural flourish for the company’s new QASHQAI crossover. He was at home in his London flat, musing over the meaning of ‘lean’, prompting thoughts of the (...) More
After watching this video I kept asking myself: is this for real? And who is that guy? And I found out he is one of the drivers from Qashqai Car Games and that he was, well lets say like this: extreme testing the new Nissan Qashqai.
And now a question for you: are you a good driver? And if you think you are will you ever have the guts to do this "at home"? Well, better not!