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    New-gen 2021 Nissan Qashqai breaks cover


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    Bilal Ahmed Firfiray

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    New-gen 2021 Nissan Qashqai breaks cover

    -         Part of Nissan’s biggest model offensive ever

    -         Redesigned exterior is bigger than before along with newer interiors

    Nissan Qashqai is one of the highest-selling models in the Japanese carmaker’s line-up having found three million takers in Europe alone. It’s been updated for third-generation under Nissan’s new model offensive and has grown bigger, more modern and technologically advanced than before.

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    In terms of styling, the 2021 Qashqai remains instantly recognisable despite being 35mm longer, 32mm wider, and standing 25mm with a wheelbase that’s grown by 20mm. It now moves to The Alliance’s new CMF-C platform helping it with weight-saving (it’s lighter by 60kg) and an increased stiffness by 41 per cent.

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    There’s a split-LED headlamp which is sleeker yet maintains its older model's characteristics. Upfront, the V-Motion grille is much more modern as well. In profile, there’s a sharp crease running along as a shoulder line with a floating C-pillar. What’s more, there are also massive 20-inch alloy wheels on option. At the back, there’s a resemblance to the Magnite although the taillights are sleeker with the compact rear screen. On the flip side, the bumpers are too simple compared to the rest of the design.

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    On the inside, the thoroughly modern cabin has an all-digital driver’s display, a floating touchscreen and an aesthetic-looking centre console. There are new-age features including Wi-Fi connection, NissanConnect, 10.8-inch heads-up display, home-to-car connectivity compatible with Google Assist and Amazon Alexa to name a few.

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    In terms of powertrain, the new Qashqai will now get a 1.3-litre DiG-T turbo-petrol engine in two states of tune – 138bhp and 156bhp – paired with a 12V mild-hybrid system with 270Nm of max torque. With either six-speed manual or Nissan’s X-tronic CVT, the Qashqai will also be available with 2WD and 4WD configuration and will also benefit from brake energy regeneration that will be stored in Lithium-ion battery pack. The 4WD model also gets five driving modes - standard, eco, sport, snow and off-road.

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    A proper e-Power model will also be available under Nissan’s electrification push. It will be powered by a 154bhp petrol engine with a power generator, inverter and 140kW electric motor of similar size and power output as found in Nissan Leaf. Under e-Power, the ICE will only generate electricity while the motors will drive the wheels. It will also be offered with Nissan’s unique ‘e-pedal’ setup. Lastly, there’s autonomous hardware on offer too from the newest generation of ProPilot.

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    Sale of the 2021 Nissan Qashqai in the European and American markets should commence later this year.

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