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Nissan unveils safer, sportier, more efficient Altima for 2016



Following the debut of its highly stylized new Murano and Maxima (positioned as a four-door sports car), Nissan unveiled a revised version of the Altima for 2016, which brings the front- and rear-end closer inline with the brand’s new looks. Thankfully, unlike the Maxima, the Altima’s new styling isn’t so brutal.

That lack of visual brutality has paid off; not only is the 2016 Altima sportier looking than the 2015, it’s also more aerodynamic with a drag coefficient of 0.26 down from 0.29. With the reworked front- and rear-fascias, along with active grille shutters (which open and close at different speeds and improve airflow) and improved underbody aero. Taking the new sporty look one step further, Nissan has also slotted a new SR model into the Altima line. Read more…

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