World Debut of New Nissan Note at Geneva Motor Show
The all-new Nissan Note, for Europe is to make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show on the 5th March, signalling a start of bold new models from Nissan.
Following in the tracks of the trend-setting Qashqai and Juke, the new Note sets the standard for advanced, relevant technology in an affordable small car package, which cements Nissan’s commitment to innovation, style and excitement, and producing some of the most talked about cars in recent years.
The new note has been tailored for European buyers and has benefited from extensive European development. The engineering work was completed at Nissan’s Technical centre in Europe and the production of the Note will take place both in there UK and Spain Manufacturing centres.[video mp4=”http://www.get-into-something-good.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/new-note.mp4″ poster=”http://www.get-into-something-good.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/new-note.jpg” preload=”auto” autoplay=”false” width=”352″ height=”288″ id=”New Note Clip” video class=”alignleft”]
The new Note includes Nissan’s new Safety Shield – this is a package of technologies which would normally only be included on more costly premium sector models. These technologies include a Blind Spot Warning System, Lane Departure Warning and an advanced Moving Object Detection system, all these combined deliver a new level of driver assistance in this B-segment class. The systems work by taking data from the rear wide view camera, which delivers a clear image no matter what the weather thanks to a built in wash and blow dry function, this is a perfect example of the new Note’s built in engineering innovation.
The Safety Shield benefits are numerous, not only does it reduce accident exposure, it helps drivers keep informed of their surroundings and helps minimise the changes of scrapes and accidental bumps. The driver also benefits from feeling safer and more secure at all times.
The new Note also includes there Around View Monitor (AVM) this is Nissan’s acclaimed multi-camera helicopter view parking aid which gives clear viability around the car, this is the first time it’s been used on a B-segment model. This technology is easy to use and makes parking manoeuvres simpler, it also enhances driving pleasure and reduces the risk of body damage.
Nissan Connect navigation system is also included on the new Note, including all its connected services.
The design and engineering of the new Note has meant that all of these technologies have been delivered in an affordable package, matched with a range of highly efficient engines. It has a combination of a lightweight platform, with low aerodynamic drag exterior design and advanced engines and transmissions mean that the new note should appeal to all buyers.
The new Note has been equipped with an idle stop/start system as standard, giving it appealing running costs, especially when taking into account its co2 emissions which are as low as 95g/km.
“New Note fulfills a really important role in our line-up, combining really smart design with technology that has never been offered in the B-segment before. We’ve used design and engineering innovation to make premium technologies accessible and affordable.” explains Geraldine Ingham, Chief Marketing Manager for Nissan in Europe.
The specifications and prices of the new Note will be released closer to the European on-sale date, which is due in the autumn 2013.