Nissan: All-new 2015 Nissan Murano bursts onto stage with Popular Science magazine’s “Best of What’s New” award

Posted on 13. Nov, 2014 by in Nissan Canada

2015 Nissan Murano Press Kit

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2015 Nissan Murano has redefined a reward crossover once again, and a world’s largest scholarship and record repository has taken note. Today, Popular Science named a 2015 Murano a “Best of What’s New” endowment winner, a magazine’s tip respect given to products or technologies that paint a “significant step forward.” The all-new Murano – that resets a customary in a midsize crossover shred with breakthrough design, reward interior and eloquent record – is partial of an disdainful organisation of vehicles famous in a Automotive category.

Each year, Popular Science editors examination thousands of new products and innovations to establish a tip 100 winners opposite 12 categories for inclusion in a Dec “Best of What’s New” emanate – a most-read emanate of a year. The 2015 Murano and other endowment winners will be featured in a special issue, that is on newsstands starting today.

“Unveiled in 2002, a Murano was a loyal strange – a reward crossover that set a customary for years to come,” pronounced Fred Diaz, comparison clamp president, Nissan Sales Marketing and Operations, U.S. “Now, scarcely 13 years later, a redesigned Murano is heading a approach once again with an implausible change of style, comfort, creation and more. With a Murano set to strike dealerships in early December, this endowment serves as a good opinion of certainty that this car is among a best.”

The all-new third-generation Murano pattern facilities judgment car-like styling, reward interior and advanced, eloquent technology.  The breakthrough extraneous pattern projects a clarity of polished intensity, formulating an evident “wow” response, and a low 0.31 Cd drag coefficient. The breakthrough extraneous pattern carries into a interior, that offers an enchanting amicable loll feel by facilities such as a polished instrument panel, low core console, modernized Zero Gravity front and outboard back seating, and a ethereal atmosphere combined by a vast windows and oversized Power Panoramic Moonroof.

Available record facilities embody NissanConnectSM with Navigation and Mobile Apps, 8-inch tone arrangement with multi-touch control, Around View® Monitor, 8-way energy driver’s chair with energy lumbar support, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sole separately), Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, iPod® interface, 11-speaker Bose® reward audio system, and Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System.

Responsive pushing is supposing by a customary 3.5-liter DOHC V6 connected to an modernized Xtronic transmission. Murano is accessible in front-wheel expostulate or Intuitive All-Wheel Drive. Fuel economy is coming to boost around 20 percent from a prior era Murano, interjection in partial to reduced weight (approximately 145 pounds), low rolling insurgency tires, active grille shutter, low 0.31 Cd, underbody covers that raise underbody airflow and improvements to a Xtronic transmission.

Available technologies embody Moving Object Detection (MOD), Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW) and Forward Emergency Braking. When we are subsidy out of a parking space, a new Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) complement can advise we about vehicles we might not see coming from possibly side.

“For 27 years, Popular Science has respected a innovations that warn and dazzle us − those that make a certain impact on a universe currently and plea a perspective of what’s probable in a future,” pronounced Cliff Ransom, editor-in-chief, Popular Science. “The ‘Best of What’s New’ endowment is a magazine’s tip honor, and a 100 winners − selected from among thousands of entrants − any paint a series in a field.”

To perspective a finish Popular Science “Best of What’s New” awards list, greatfully revisit bestofwhatsnew.popsci.com.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sole roughly 5.2 million vehicles and generated income of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in mercantile 2013. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced a Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric car launched globally, is now a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment.

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About Best of What’s New
Each year, a editors of Popular Science examination thousands of products in hunt of a tip 100 tech innovations of a year – breakthrough products and technologies that paint a poignant jump in their categories. The winners — a Best of What’s New — are awarded inclusion in a much-anticipated Dec emanate of Popular Science, a many widely review emanate of a year given a entrance of Best of What’s New in 1987. Best of Whatʼs New awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Engineering, Entertainment, Gadgets, Green, Hardware, Health, Home, Recreation, Security and Software.

About Popular Science
Founded in 1872, Popular Science is a worldʼs largest scholarship and record magazine; with a dissemination of 1.3 million and 6.8 million monthly readers. Each month, Popular Science reports on a intersection of scholarship and bland life, with an eye toward whatʼs new and because it matters. Popular Science is published by Bonnier Active Media, a auxiliary of Bonnier Corporation.

 

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