Nissan has updated the Skyline sedan for the Japanese market. The model received altered appearance, the media complex NissanConnect with access to the Network and updates “over the air” and driving assistant ProPILOT 2.0, allowing the removal of the hands from the steering wheel when driving within a single lane.
Updated Nissan Skyline, which in Europe is sold under the name Infiniti Q50, got a new grille with a V-shaped signature element, modified bumpers and round led sections in lamps, reminiscent of the Skyline C10 and R34. In the cabin of the sedan appeared color projection display, optional seven-inch screen 2.0 ProPILOT system and the NissanConnect media system. It can automatically update the navigation map “over the air”, to build a route “from door to door” (walking part of the path will be displayed on the smartphone), a complete access point Wi-Fi.
The second version is a highway autopilot only works within a single lane, but allows you to not hold your hands on the wheel. To activate ProPILOT, you must specify a route in the navigation system – after that, the system will keep the car in the lane to help in the rebuilds and overtaking, and to the Congress on the secondary road will require the intervention of the driver. The autopilot has several limitations: it does not work on high speed roads with two-way traffic, on winding roads and at the entrances to toll booths on toll roads.
The first model with ProPILOT 2.0 “in the database” has become a hybrid Skyline. Powerplant sedan consists of a 3.5-liter V6 (306 forces and 350 Nm of torque) and 68-horsepower electric motor. Total return – 359 horsepower. In addition, the range is the three-liter twin-turbo V6 with a capacity of 300 or 400 horsepower. Such “Skyline” they have only rear-wheel drive and is equipped with a seven-speed “automatic”. Finally, the updated sedan is equipped with adaptive suspension Intelligent Dynamic Suspension and an improved version of the steering Direct Adaptive Steering, which adjusts the nature of the movement.
Sales of the updated Nissan Skyline in Japan will begin this fall. The recommended price – from 4 274 640 yen (39 600 USD).