Nissan will return to a boxier, more rugged design ethos for its next wave of SUVs, as previewed by the Xmotion concept in Detroit. At the same time, the company’s head designer wants to find “warmth” in technology, and is wary of modern in-car tech’s potential to de-humanise the interior. Alfonso Albaisa, the Cuban-American design head for Nissan […]
Nissan introduced the Xmotion (pronounced Cross Motion) CUV concept at the NAIAS in Detroit the other day. The company says the Xmotion is inspired by the Yokahama-based automaker’s Japanese heritage, particularly the practice of traditional...Show More Summary
The Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) is a three-row SUV concept that showcases the automakers design future. It draws inspiration from classical Japanese landscape. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/...Show More Summary
Nissan has unveiled a new conceptual sport utility, the XMotion ("cross motion"), that is touted as fusing Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American utility. The vehicle features the company's new-generation Nissan...Show More Summary
It previews the next generation of Nissan crossovers, which is a very good thing.
For a long time I thought a concept vehicle’s purpose was to showcase new ideas as the automaker bends over backward to bring them to fruition. However, after becoming an automotive journalist, I learned that a great many exist only to take up floor space at various trade shows. Show More Summary
I am 100 per cent for getting instructions from animals, like if dogs were able to give directions and lions passed on delicious pasta recipes. In Nissan's new Xmotion Concept, revealed today, the helpful animal of choice is a koi. More »
The Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) Concept made its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Nissan says the six-passenger, three-row SUV fuses Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American-style utility. Show More Summary
Traditional Japanese wood joinery in a car? Sign me the hell up.
Compact utility vehicle could preview a new off-roader.
The SUV concept is aimed at showing the direction of design for the brand
The Nissan Pathfinder and Rogue crossovers are many things—versatile, roomy, and family-oriented. They are not, however, particularly stylish. The Xmotion Concept Nissan unveiled Monday at the 2018 Detroit auto show aims to push the automaker's growing crossover lineup in a more design-oriented direction. Nissan cites both natural and urban...
The interior is meant to evoke images of a Japanese landscape — complete with a virtual Koi carp. Continue reading Nissan Xmotion SUV concept | Like a Japanese landscape, complete with koi Nissan Xmotion SUV concept | Like a Japanese landscape, complete with koi originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:35:00 EST. Show More Summary
This is the Nissan Xmotion concept (pronounced cross motion), which today made its world premiere at the Detroit motor show. The 4.6-metre-long concept car previews a future mid-sized three-row SUV with rugged design, which could well fill a void in the company’s range between the X-Trail and Pathfinder, and take owners “to a national park or recreation […]