YOKOHAMA: Nissan launched all new redesigned model of Serena in Japan. The car features second-generation e-POWER system which is equipped with1.4 L engine. The system delivers more powerful and smooth acceleration with less engine noise.
The sales of Serena will be started from December, and e-POWER variant will be started from next year.
The price of car starts with 2,768,700 yen . The price of e-POWER model starts with 3,198,800 yen. The first model of Serena was launched in 1991 featuring the concept from the beginning being “Big, Easy, Fun”.
The Serena is equipped with spacious seating, convenient utilities and the latest in cutting-edge technologies.
The proPILOT 2.0 advanced comes on highest e-POWER grade namely “Luxion”. It is a system that enables hands-off driving in a single lane on a highway at speeds of 40 km/h or above.
The Luxion is equipped with ProPILOT Park with memory, which records and recognizes parking space lines, marking the first time this technology has been adopted on a Nissan vehicle. The Luxion also has ProPILOT remote park.
Steering assist with forward collision avoidance supports steering when avoiding obstacles in front of the vehicle. This technology is also first in the Nissan productions.
The Serena is equipped with world’s first energy management technology that controls power supply when engine turns on and off in accordance with vehicle speed, traffic conditions and the navigation system. The reduced engine operation contributes to a quieter cabin.
Various design and packaging approaches have been taken with aim of reducing motion-sickness. These include, wide, open view from inside of vehicle and an optimal display monitor positioning. The vehicle is equipped with new seat design that dampens occupant movement.
The car features highly rigid steering wheel which enhances handling stability. The vehicle is crafted in such structure that deflects crosswinds and reduces shakiness at high speeds.
The second-generation e-POWER system and tighter suspension enable smoother vehicle body movement. Close attention has been given to interior:
Moreover, the car also features interior updates such as the windshield in the car which is the widest in the minivan category in the market. Serena features a switch-type shift for smart looks and ease-of-use.
The seat material is water-repellent, a family friendly feature. The most spacious cabin in the minivan category enables all on board to stretch out and relax. The car has 120 mm of additional driver legroom compared to previous model of Serena.
The car is equipped with multi-purpose center seat in the second row allows the vehicle to carry seven or eight passengers.
The dual rear door allows easy loading and unloading, even in small parking spaces. The small back door at the top can be used when needed. The side passenger door comes with the hands-free, auto-open function.
Air conditioning can be controlled by a simple, intuitive and innovatively designed touch panel, with independent controls for driver’s seat, passenger seat and rear seats.
An optional 100V AC power source (1500 W) is available for e-POWER models, which can be used to operate electric appliances when outdoor or as a power source, especially helpful in emergencies.