Nissan Resonance Previews New Murano At Detroit Auto Show

TMR Team | Jan 16, 2013

This is the Nissan Resonance concept. The carmaker's designers describe its style as a study in "the future of first-class space travel".

To keep things simple, let's just say it's a preview of the next-generation Murano SUV, with the usual motor-show flourish and flair.

In the Resonance, you'll find all the requisite concept features: a floating roof, long ribbon-like lighting design, cameras in place of rear-view mirrors, a futuristic interior and big 22-inch wheels.

It takes little stretching of the imagination to place the Resonance in an on-road scene, however. Swap in some conventional headlights and a regular grille, soften those origami character lines, and you're about there.

The styling shown here forms part of a new 'V-Motion' style, elements of which have already debuted in the softer-styled 2013 Pathfinder SUV.

In concept form - and likely also in the eventual production model - the Resonance is powered by a hybrid system that mates a 2.5 litre petrol engine to two high-performance electric motors, a new CVT automatic transmission and a lithium-ion battery pack.

Little else has been revealed, but we can likely expect to see more of this style from Nissan, in the next Murano and in future passenger models.

Filed under: hybrid, Nissan, Green, suv, motor show, concept, detroit auto show, News, nissan murano, family, 2015my, nissan resonance

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  • MattJelonek
    MattJ says,
    1 year ago
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    Looks like Volvo from the back!
    • Balthazaaaaaargh says,
      1 year ago
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      Wow, that was really relevant, thanks for sharing that...
    • Jezza says,
      1 year ago
      2 likes
      Not sure about Volvo, but it looks very good.
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