Nissan Resonance Concept Car Goes Hybrid Electric Smart Edgy

Source: Nissan DETROIT (January 15, 2013) – With its boldly futuristic aerodynamic styling and fuel-efficient hybrid-electric powertrain, the Nissan Resonance concept proposes an all-new dynamic and edgy design that once again leads the trend for the crossover category.

Said Francois Bancon, Nissan division general manager, Product Strategy and Planning: “When the designers were first working on conceptualizing the Nissan Resonance, they were inspired by amazing scientific advancements in technology and material innovations. They also were inspired by the aspirations of those people who unabashedly embrace innovation and are optimistic about the future. It was about serving those people a concept vehicle that is forward-looking and fuses style with an athletic ride.”

Sustainably Dynamic Performance

Drive Configuration: 4-wheel drive Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)

Engine/Motor: 2.5-liter DOHC internal combustion gasoline engine, high-performance electric motor with advanced control technologies, one-motor/two-clutch hybrid technology

Transmission: Next-generation Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Braking: Cooperative regenerative brakes

Battery: Compact laminated lithium-ion battery, intelligent battery charging control

MPG (NOT YET DISCLOSED yet the engine alone gets 40 MPG so this should be interesting!!) To Be Continued…

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