The 2015 Nissan Maxima was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show by CEO and President Carlos Ghosn. The upcoming Maxima features smart and aggressive styling, which makes Nissan’ sports sedan a complete package. Vishnu Jayamohan, the man behind the Maxima, had a lot to say about the car and was kind enough to point out the three basic principles at play behind the vehicle.
“One is design, and I think that the Maxima looks stunning. The vehicle grabs attention instantly! Our second objective was interior execution and that has been taken care of as well. Numerous minor touches have been applied, such as genuine stitches and Alcantara, enhancing the visual aesthetics on the interior. The third and most important factor was performance!”
“The 2015 Maxima is a four-door sports sedan and our primary task was to ensure that the new drivetrain and platform complemented each other perfectly. Hence, we tested the Maxima against the best of the best during the initial stages.” Jayamohan stated.
The 2015 Nissan Maxima was reportedly tested against the Audi A4, BMW 328i and the Acura TLX V6 around the Buttonwillow Raceway in California. The upcoming vehicle is lightweight, fuel efficient and features higher performance than its predecessor. Nissan has paid the maximum amount of attention to safety, which is miles ahead of the last-gen vehicle.
The 2015 Nissan Maxima draws power from a 3.5-liter V6 engine block displacing 300 BHP, which is hooked on to a six-speed continuously variable transmission system. Nissan claims that the upcoming vehicle will be unveiled in Canada this summer with a base price tag of $35,900, followed by the range-topping Platinum Trim, which sports a price tag of $43,300.
Even though the world was mesmerized by the stunning aggressive exterior design of the Maxima, true potential lies under the hood! However, there is not much to be said about performance at the moment as we haven’t been able to get behind the wheels yet. A comprehensive review can be expected as soon as Nissan allows journalists to take the car out for a spin!