Nissan: Power to a People: Nissan Showstoppers Set to Star during Goodwood Festival of Speed

Posted on 12. Jul, 2013 by in Nissan Canada

  • Interactive mount set to rivet visitors with NISMO, new Note and EV
  • Note Safety Shield proof highlights extraordinary new technology
  • EV Zone debuts radical ZEOD Le Mans contender and MY13 LEAF
  • Hillclimb cars embody FIA GT3 GT-R racer, MY13 GT-R and 370Z NISMO

LONDON, UK – Nissan is celebrating a 20th anniversary of a Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 11-14) with a fantastic operation of activities that move a fad and passion of a code to life.

The party starts during a Moving Motor Show, now resolutely determined as a curtain-raiser to a Festival itself. Taking place on Jul 11, it featured a Nissan mount ripping during a seams with innovative new cars accessible for visitors to drive. These embody a new Juke NISMO and 370Z NISMO, and a extraordinary new MY13 LEAF. Those propitious adequate to secure exam drives sampled these innovative machines around a Goodwood Estate on a lane that takes in a famous Goodwood hillclimb course.

Visitors are also means to representation a famous mountain mount digitally too. For a initial time, a Goodwood Hill will be playable on Gran Turismo 6 and Nissan’s Moving Motor Show mount will have Playstation3s versed with a special Hill Climb demo. Record a quick adequate time and we could benefit a “wildcard” entrance true by to a GT Academy inhabitant final. Who knows, we could even turn a NISMO Athlete, like prior GT Academy graduates Lucas Ordonez and Jann Mardenborough.

Away from a Moving Motor Show, Nissan’s categorical mount celebrates a central launch of a NISMO highway automobile range, along with a innovative new Note and new, British-built LEAF. Nissan will, once again, have a operation of interactive practice that will concede visitors to douse themselves in new technology, embodying a company’s Innovation and Excitement for Everyone code statement.

The mount facilities 4 zones, with interactive facilities in each one.

The NISMO Experience will inspire visitors to learn all about NISMO and a heritage, while determined GT Academy racers can benefit entrance to a special NISMO Lab by personification a horde of specifically grown touchscreen games designed to consider their pushing ability and see if they have what it takes to be a NISMO Athlete. Once inside a NISMO Lab, they will take partial in Academy-style trials including pushing a full foe simulator and Batak wall greeting test. If they perform good in these tests they will be entered into a foe to win tickets to a NISMO Festival in Japan after in 2013. Visitors will also be means to learn all about a Juke NISMO and 370Z NISMO as well. 

Nissan record of a opposite kind will be showcased during a Note Safety Shield Experience. Visitors will be means to take partial in an interactive proof of a B-sector challenger’s innovative new complement that uses a singular rear-facing camera to give Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Warning and Moving Object Detection. It afterwards uses 3 apart cameras for a Around View Monitor, that gives a bird’s eye perspective when parking.

Visitors will enter a darkened space where 160 LED strings will be organised to emanate a maze. The groups of strings will conflict when visitors step on connected suit sensors, educational and using a caller safely by a obstruction to where a new Note is displayed. The knowledge is designed to uncover how a Note can expect intensity hazards and beam people to safety.

The mount will also underline a GT-R Experience where visitors can ‘race’ a GT-R on a special 25-metre using track. Inspired by Nissan’s sponsorship of a British Olympic Association in a run-up to Rio 2016, Nissan will be severe runners to finish a 25-metre lurch in reduction time than it takes for a GT-R to digitally path a whole stand. Former Olympic bullion medalist Darren Campbell will give coaching recommendation around a video shade to those who consider they can outpace Nissan’s mythological supercar.

Finally, an EV Experience will concede visitors to get adult tighten to a new ZEOD (Zero Emission On Demand) RC – Nissan’s Garage 56 entrance for a 2014 Le Mans 24hr race. Taking honour of place on a top tier of a stand, it will hearing electric drivetrain technologies as partial of Nissan’s devise to lapse to LMP1 foe to plea for altogether feat during a world’s many prestigious continuation race. The ZEOD shares battery record with a new LEAF, that will also be on stand. The British-built chronicle of a world’s best-selling electric automobile has perceived over 100 improvements following patron feedback.

Of course, no Goodwood Festival of Speed would be finish but a sights and sounds of outlandish machine fighting it out on a 1.16-mile hillclimb. For 2013, Nissan will be showcasing a new 370Z NISMO, along with a span of GT-Rs. In further to a new MY13 GT-R highway car, spectators will also be means to suffer Nissan’s fire-breathing FIA GT3 GT-R, that will be racing adult a mountain via a event. Driving duties will be taken caring of by NISMO Athletes Alex Buncombe, Lucas Ordonez and Wolfgang Reip.

About Nissan in Europe
Nissan has one of a many extensive European presences of any abroad manufacturer, contracting some-more than 14,500 staff opposite locally-based design, investigate development, manufacturing, logistics and sales selling operations. Last year Nissan plants in a UK, Spain and Russia constructed some-more than 695,000 vehicles including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs and blurb vehicles. Nissan now offers 24 different and innovative products for sale in Europe today, and is positioned to turn a series one Asian code in Europe.



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