In his endless quest to equip cars with tire replacements that can handle post-apocalyptic terrain, Nissan went and added snow tracks to one of his latest sedans.
Nissan Thursday revealed the Altimate AWD concept. Aside from having a fun name, the Nissan Altimate AWD concept was a fun way to show the automaker's first ever AWD application in the Altima sedan. In Canada, where this concept will debut, AWD is standard.
To make the snow a breeze, Nissan equipped his concept with snow tracks instead of regular ones, you know wheels. The slots are 48 inches long and 30 inches long, giving Altima a little more height than normal. There is also a 3-inch elevator to ensure the tracks fit in the first place.
To make the tracks look good, the Nissan concept gave some wild 7-inch fender flares, which help divert four rooster tails of snow away from the body. Instead of just turning on some one-size-fits-all boys from the JC Whitney catalog, Nissan called Quebec's Motorsports in Action Group to create a tailor-made widebody kit that took about 1
If there's one thing Nissan loves, it beats a set track on a newly released car. The car manufacturer started the trend at the beginning of 2016, when theeventually added the same kit to its larger SUVs. The following April, the Nissan knocked out the winter theme and . The latest creation came at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show as it . Instead of relying on tracks alone, Nissan gave this concept a set of front skis.
Update, 4:40 p.m. East: Corrected the date of the Montreal International Auto Show.