October 23, 2007 Perhaps the least outrageous of the Japanese concepts to be unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Show – and thus the most likely to directly influence a production model, Nissan’s Intima concept saloon lays out the company’s definition of modern luxury. Slick exterior looks sit well with a glass-roofed interior that’s designed to soothe its occupants in an aesthetic sense as much as physically. Wide-angle barn doors on the driver and passenger sides give exceptionally easy access, and they’ve even included an 80-degree swiveling motorised passenger seat to assist the elderly or disabled in a comfortable and dignified entry and exit.
While the Intima runs a clean diesel V6 engine, and a number of “Safety Shield” features such as Around View monitors and Distance Control Assist, it’s likely to be the car’s luxury interior and “smart-but-not-too-out-there” looks that will draw attention in Tokyo.
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