2012 Nissan cube® Adds New 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition ; Continues to Offer Unique Style, Roomy Interior

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by in Nissan Canada

2012 Nissan cube® Adds New 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition ; Continues to Offer Unique Style, Roomy Interior

The innovative Nissan cube® enters a fourth year of accessibility in 2012 with a standout styling and plenty cabin resolutely intact, progressing a singular place in a automotive world. It again offers an asymmetrical behind window, refrigerator-style behind door, space for 5 in a lounge-like interior or 58 cubic feet of load room, and some-more than 40 accessories to assistance buyers customize brick to their accurate tastes and needs.

Enhancements for 2012 consolidate a new 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition Package with a singular Indigo chair trim color, Nissan Navigation System, RearView Monitor, Rockford Fosgate audio, Nissan Intelligent Key® and 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Other changes consolidate a further of a Nissan Intelligent Key® as customary apparatus on SL models and an trustworthy front newcomer chair armrest on S and SL models. Five new extraneous colors are also offering for 2012 – Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Cayenne Red and Bali Blue. The 2012 Nissan brick is accessible in 3 well-equipped models: brick 1.8, brick 1.8 S and brick 1.8 SL.

Unique, Asymmetrical Design
At initial glance, a Nissan cube’s coming seems to consolidate a uncomplicated inlet of a name – a box on wheels. But a closer demeanour reveals a some-more formidable and perplexing pattern with a startling clarity of energetic movement. With cube’s prolonged wheelbase relations to a altogether length (a 99.6-inch wheelbase opposite a 156.7-inch altogether length) and far-reaching track, a wheels, are pushed out to any dilemma – providing well-developed space function and a confident-looking position that has been compared to a “bulldog in sunglasses.” Along with a stance, cube’s particular demeanour is aided by a far-reaching headlights and grille treatment, a tiny though estimable physique proportions and a brief “tail” section.

In a rear, a bar-type taillights strengthen a wide, anchored look. Another singular aspect of cube’s extraneous is a vast greenhouse. The A-pillars are positioned distant external and comparatively upright, giving a wider operation of brazen visibility. The front doorway windows implement a “photo frame” design, while a asymmetrical wraparound side/rear window creates extended behind erratic prominence for line changes and retreat parking.

Unlike customary top-hinged or clamshell-style application behind doors, brick facilities an easy-access refrigerator-style opening, that creates it probable to open or tighten it even if parked parsimonious opposite other cars in together parking spaces or when corroborated in opposite a wall or other obstacle. The behind doorway opens entirely when space allows, for loading groceries, luggage or vast objects – or to a limited-access position (about 8 inches) when space is restricted, for retrieving or loading a trek or other tiny objects. The one-hand doorway hoop operation is designed for easy use, even while carrying things in a other palm or arm.

The Nissan brick is accessible in 8 mild-to-wild extraneous colors: new-for-2012 colors Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Cayenne Red and Bali Blue, along with formerly accessible colors Sapphire Black, Golden Ginger, and Bitter Chocolate.

A “Casual Lounge” Interior
The centerpiece of cube’s concept interest is a “social space” – a surprisingly plenty interior that offers room for 5 in lounge-like comfort. It creates a third space, in further to home and school, for interacting with friends. It’s a space that is rarely fanciful and variable to owners’ elaborating lives, with copiousness of room for personalization.

Cube’s clever, desirous and surprisingly open newcomer space combines “casual lounge”-style newcomer seating with a loose pushing experience. The interactive interior is anchored by a curve-themed architecture, such as a pointed wavy moulding of a instrument panel, doorway panels, chair shapes, armrests, and a iconic circular/oval shapes of elements trimming from atmosphere conditioning vents, doorway pulls and meridian controls.

The gentle brick seating includes a 6-way primer driver’s chair and 4-way primer front passenger’s seat, along with a “lounge sofa” character recumbent behind dais seat. The shifting behind chair can be practiced to 3 positions – full rearward (providing plenty legroom), mid-position (3.9 inches forward) or front position (6.0 inches forward). The behind chair also is positioned aloft than a front seats, museum style, enhancing behind newcomer comfort and visibility.

Other interior facilities consolidate a “floating pod” instrument row with asymmetrical light blue and white gauges, that are designed to make it easier to heed between a speedometer and a tachometer. The sign needles “sweep” when a engine is started to supplement a clarity of flair, while a gamut outcome gives a healthy ambience identical to a heat of a white moon and a blue earth. Sub-gauges are strong for extended visibility. The three-spoke steering circle is accessible with leather jacket and steering wheel-mounted audio controls (standard on brick S and SL models).

Convenient storage spaces and cup/bottle holders are abounding via a brick interior – including 6 cupholders (instrument panel, front core console and behind armrests) and 5 bottle holders (door panels and core console). There are also detachable multi-hooks for holding bags or hats, that can be changed to other places including a instrument row and behind newcomer doors. “Shelves” are located on a tip core and a newcomer side of a instrument panel. Although a shelves are not designed for holding objects when brick is in motion, they yield accessible spaces for fixation keys, dungeon phones or digital song players when brick is parked. The Nissan brick interior pattern also incorporates a array of pointed “Water Drop” concentric circles. Inspired by inlet and a relaxing proceed that ripples pierce external from a dump in water, a circles can be seen in apparatus trimming from a roof superstar to a cupholders to a meridian control design.

A Wide Range of Available Features
The 2012 Nissan brick includes customary energy windows with driver’s side one-touch automobile up/down feature, Remote Keyless Entry system, energy doorway thatch with auto-locking feature, behind window defroster with timer, load area hooks, and 12-volt energy opening and tractable front chair belt top anchors.

Available brick record facilities consolidate Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer and amplifier with 6 upgraded speakers, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately) and Interface System for iPod®. The Nissan Navigation System with 5-inch tone touch-screen, XM NavTraffic® capability (XM® subscription required, sole separately), and USB connectivity are accessible with a brick SL Preferred Package or new 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition.

The brick interior is offering in dual tone environments, Light Gray and Black. Light Gray, accessible in a quilted suede-like fabric with special “natural wave” stitching only, is designed to emanate a relaxing contrariety between a warm, light gray upholstery and off-black interior accents. The Black interior, accessible in dual cloth grades, provides a multiple of decrease and some-more normal “driving enjoyment” attitude. The 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition includes Black/Indigo cloth chair trim.

Unexpected Power and Driving Ease
Just as a Nissan brick has a possess singular take on styling and interior design, a engineering group took a uninformed proceed to opening – formulating a car that is easy to expostulate and easy to hoop in traffic. Cube’s stress-free pushing knowledge is a outcome of a series of factors: an intensely parsimonious 33.4-foot curb-to-curb branch radius, a high seating position done probable by a high physique height, an intensely brief hood “invisible length” (the area of a hood row that a motorist is incompetent to see) and good behind prominence for parking and subsidy up.

Cube combines an modernized 122-horsepower 1.8-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder with a choice of Nissan Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) or 6-speed primer delivery for good acceleration response, well-spoken operation and fuel efficiency. The 6-speed primer delivery is accessible with brick 1.8 and brick 1.8 S models, while a CVT is accessible with a brick 1.8 S and customary on a brick 1.8 SL. Engine torque is rated during 127 lb-ft. Fuel economy is estimated during 27 mpg City/31 mpg highway with a CVT and 25 mpg City/30 mpg Highway with a 6-speed primer transmission.

Cube’s cessation combines an eccentric MacPherson strut front pattern and front stabilizer bar with a torsion lamp behind spindle with integrated behind stabilizer bar. Its comfortable, prosaic float is a result, in part, of a Ripple-control startle absorbers and a high physique stiffness. Other customary apparatus includes vehicle-speed-sensitive electric power-assisted steering, power-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes and 15-inch wheels with P195/60R15 tires.

Cube’s prolonged list of customary reserve facilities includes a Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS), seat-mounted motorist and front-passenger side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags, and roof-mounted shade side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags for front and rear-seat outboard newcomer conduct protection. Cube also offers customary front-seat Active Head Restraints, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS), along with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA).

Three Well-Equipped Models
The 2012 Nissan brick is offering in 3 well-equipped models: brick 1.8, brick 1.8 S and brick 1.8 SL. Two choice packages are offering – a SL Preferred Package and new Indigo Limited Edition.

The SL Preferred Package includes a Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, haze lights, Nissan Navigation System with 5-inch hold shade display, USB tie port, RearView Monitor, upgraded speakers, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer and amplifier, and XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately).

The 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition includes 15-inch separate 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, Black/Indigo cloth chair trim, Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, Nissan Navigation System with 5-inch hold shade and XM NavTraffic® capability Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately), RearView Monitor, 6 upgraded speakers, Rockford Fosgate 8-inch subwoofer and amplifier, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately), and USB tie pier for iPod® and other concordant devices.

More than 40 particular accessories are offering – trimming from a singular 20-color interior accent lighting pack and pelt lurch topper to aerodynamic physique pack and singular wheels – permitting Nissan brick owners to personalize their vehicles to simulate their possess tastes and needs.

Other accessories consolidate bright immaculate flog plates, behind load area organizer, interior trim appliqués and more. Four Accessory Packages are also available, that mix a series of renouned features: Interior Designer Package, Interior Illumination Package, Sport Package, and Exterior Accent Package.

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