Looks like a michi plate... is that where this is? If so I didn't realize nissan had a major presence there... I worked at Ford several years back for a summer internship and saw nothing but domestic or domestoforeign (Chrysler, etc.)
I'd expect to see this in CA or TN or something....
they said it has a new designed motor and new 6-speed trans!! Its amazing it has the same hp numbers and 6-speed like the max! I honestly think they dropped in the max motor and trans. It looks better though.
I think it looks pretty cool overall - but I don't like that T-shapped grille. And I agree, the trunk needs a spoiler of some sort to offset its roundness.
The interior is impressive (from the photos anyway). It looks to be of better quality than the current version. I would miss the "motorcycle-style" gauge pod that comes with the 05-06 models, but it still looks cool.
Also, someone was saying the parking brake is on the floor now? Hopefully just for the CVT and not for the 6-speed!
'05 Altima 3.5 SE 5-spd M/T Smoke
If it looks off beat to u know...IMAGINE what the car will look like when it gets the typical Nissan accessories (Splash guards, side sills, spoilers, sunroof visors, etc. etc.)
If you think about it, maybe some of us are being too harsh on this new Altima. Afterall, even today's 3rd gen Altima looks rather wierd without at least a set of splash guards or a set of side sills. Take for example a rental Altima...they don't have splash guards and look rather strange without them.
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