Making its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the six-passenger, three-row Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) concept fuses Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American-style utility and new-generation Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology.

A Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer company, Nissan presenting Xmotion that bridging the traditional along with technology. Nissan Xmotion is designed by looking deeply into roots to explore values could bring for future SUV customers.

Japanese culture consisting new as well as old. Company’s Xmotion plays a significant role that connecting past and future, artisanship and modern technology, strength and elegance and many more.

Exterior Designer, Lars Taubert expressed the purpose behind creating exterior was to create something very simple but very expressive at the same time. It’s got a wide and great stance. The connection exists between the two fenders, the front, and rear.

The team modeling an interesting highlight that is opening a radius that turns into a u-shaped highlight. The exterior body shaded with warm, silver color inspired by Pewter.

Interior Designer, Myung-Eun Lee stated that Pewter is very malleable metal and used for detailed handicraft work. Durable yet light carbon material with traditional Japanese textile design offers strength and sophistication.

The Front has an evolution of V-motion grille that is more three-dimensional and integrates the actual air intake. The headlights are sharp, almost blade-like element that sits in a very soft volume. The team looking for integrating the wheel and tire and locking it with an interlocking pattern.

The tail lamp graphics was inspired by ‘kumiki’ wood puzzles. Japanese DNA is probably more obvious. The interior design of the model is inspired by the Japanese landscape where central console symbolizes a wooden bridge that connects modern technology, time with aesthetic traditions.

The floor is the river and the seats are bloats floating upon the river. The instrument panel is a modern take on “kigumi”, traditional Japanese wood joinery. The team expressed natural wood elements and integrated shapes that represent iconic features of the landscape.

The interior color scheme comes in white, black and scarlet. The combination of color evokes the connection of tradition, time and place. It’s designed that has never been seen before.




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