Nissan: Nissan brings "Battle Tested Rogue Virtual Reality Experience," precious Star Wars memorabilia and special appearances by stormtroopers to Los Angeles Auto Show

Posted on 19. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan joins army with Lucasfilm Ltd. for a singular consumer rendezvous knowledge during a 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov. 18 by 27
  • An early demeanour during how Battle Test, A Nissan Rogue practical existence experience, demonstrates new 2017 Rogue SUV’s Intelligent Safety Shield technologies
  • Special arrangement of costumes and indication props used during a prolongation of arriving “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” movie, including a  Y-wing, AT-ACT and X-wing
  • Other highlights embody a vast fan-built TIE warrior replica, Star Wars character-themed digital counterpart experience, Augmented Reality generator and weekend appearances by stormtroopers
  • The 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition indication – a initial prolongation car ever to embody Star Wars-branded elements – also on display, creates a tellurian entrance during a automobile show

LOS ANGELES – Nissan is bringing 4 new 2017 indication debuts to a Los Angeles Auto Show this year – and formulating an immersive “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”-inspired knowledge for consumers visiting a Nissan display. Nissan is one of 5 tellurian brands fasten army with Lucasfilm Ltd. for a launch of an endless tellurian promotional debate in support of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” that opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 16.

“Our idea during a Los Angeles Auto Show this year is to move additional courtesy to a redesigned 2017 Nissan Rogue and a endless list of accessible Intelligent Safety Shield technologies,” pronounced Jeremy Tucker, clamp president, Marketing Communications Media, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re building on elements of a current Rogue promote commercial, that demonstrates a new Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection*, by interactive practice and Star Wars-themed displays during a show.”

Central to Nissan’s LA Auto Show arrangement is an array of new 2017 Nissan vehicles including a new Nissan Rogue, a first-ever Sentra NISMO, redesigned Versa Note, singular prolongation JUKE Black Pearl Edition and a first-ever full-size prolongation car to embody Star Wars-branded elements, a “Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition.”

“And, only to assistance show-goers find a Nissan arrangement among all a other exhibits, it’s a one with a column reproduction of a TIE warrior out front,” combined Tucker. “The fan-built TIE warrior weighs in during 3,000 pounds and measures 21 feet in height, 19 feet in breadth and 17 feet in length.”

Along with all of a special vehicles within a Nissan arrangement itself, dual customized 2017 Rogue vehicles hail attendees as they travel into a South Atrium of a Los Angeles Convention Center where a uncover is being held. The initial of these vehicles is an X-wing-inspired Rogue, finish with thrusters, blasters, side counterpart Rebel trademark projectors and an astromech droid. The second tradition Rogue is desirous by an X-wing commander burst fit and is wrapped in special orange and white graphics and logos. Both tradition vehicles are surrounded by Star Wars-themed, innovative consumer rendezvous platforms. These tradition vehicles will not be offering for sale.


The Nissan Virtual Reality Experience offers 3 ways to emanate a new viewpoint within a arrangement including:  

  • The Nissan Rogue Studio Augmented Reality (AR) kiosk that places a user and a Nissan Rogue into a practical dispute exam simulator that overlays AR calm onto a live-video capture. Users afterwards accept a video combination on their smartphone to save and share.
  • The Digital Mirror Experience allows adult to dual people during a time to mount in front of vast LED screens and be remade into stormtroopers or Nissan Rogue-inspired robots. At a finish of a interaction, they will accept their print to save and share.
  • And, a preview of a to-be-released Battle Test, A Nissan Rogue virtual existence (VR) experience, that will denote a new 2017 Rogue SUV’s Intelligent Safety Shield technologies from each direction.

Leaving a universe of practical existence to tangible reality, special appearances in a Nissan arrangement by Star Wars stormtroopers are scheduled to seem all-day during a weekends of Nov. 19-20 and Nov. 26-27. Also, a accumulation of costumes from a movie, including shoretrooper and Rebel Alliance SpecForces, are on arrangement – along with an disdainful Death Trooper helmet replica. In addition, a Costume and Model Gallery will arrangement scale models of a Y-wing, AT-ACT, X-wing and TIE Striker.

“Whether a College 100 or Heisman House Charitable Trust, when Nissan commits to a partnership we go all in,” pronounced Tucker. “With a 2017 Rogue and ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ we are not about to fly underneath a radar. We entice everybody to come battle-test a new Rogue, either during a automobile uncover or their internal Nissan dealer.”

The Nissan arrangement is located in a West Hall of a Los Angeles Convention Center with a difference of a dual tradition vehicles, that are located in a South Hall atrium.

* FEB with Pedestrian Detection is not a deputy for obliged driving. May not yield warning or braking in certain conditions. Limitations apply. See Owner’s Manual for details.


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About Nissan Rogue
The Nissan Rogue, marching a approach to a top-selling mark in a Nissan lineup, has been updated for a 2017 indication year with uninformed extraneous and interior treatments, an stretched apartment of Nissan Safety Shield record including accessible Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection*, and a initial ever Rogue Hybrid model. For some-more information on a 2017 Rogue and a finish lineup of Nissan vehicles, greatfully revisit or Nissan.CA.

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 annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
From Lucasfilm comes a initial of a Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a organisation of doubtful heroes rope together on a goal to take a skeleton to a Death Star, a Empire’s ultimate arms of destruction. This pivotal eventuality in a Star Warstimeline brings together typical people who select to do unusual things, and in doing so, turn partial of something larger than themselves.

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is destined by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin portion as executive producers. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opens in U.S. theaters on Dec 16, 2016.


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Nissan Brand Communications
Jeannie Whited

Lucasfilm Publicity
Christopher J. Argyropoulos

Walt Disney Studios Global Publicity
Global Publicity (LA) Michelle Rasic

Global Publicity (NY) Derek Del Rossi

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