Posts Tagged ‘7-seat’

Chevrolet’s All-New TrailBlazer SUV Breaks Cover in Dubai

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
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Dubai — Chevrolet's toughest, most-refined midsize sport utility vehicle, the TrailBlazer, made its global debut today at the opening of the Dubai International Motor Show in the Middle East.

The robust seven-seat show vehicle previews Chevrolet's latest SUV offering, which will be sold around the world, beginning with Thailand in early 2012.

The new-generation TrailBlazer combines the hauling and towing capability of a body-on-frame SUV with the ride comfort and efficiency of a crossover. Developed in tandem with the all-new Chevrolet Colorado pickup by GM do Brasil, it shares the same architecture as its truck sibling, with a chassis tuned to combine heavy-duty off-road capability with refined city driving. (more…)

The Stylish and Versatile All-New Ford C-MAX Range

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
Ford C-MAX Group
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An all-new, two-model Ford C-MAX range makes its global debut at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show. The exciting new C-MAX family brings new levels of style and desirability to the compact multi-activity vehicle (MAV) market, with a bold and dynamic new look which extends Ford's acclaimed ‘kinetic design’ language.

For the first time, Ford's MAV customers will have the choice of a 5-seat C-MAX or the new 7-seat Grand C-MAX, which features twin sliding doors and innovative seat design to provide outstanding space and flexibility.

The all-new Ford C-MAX range introduces a number of advanced new technologies to the compact MAV class (more…)

FHI Unveils New Model Subaru EXIGA, a Seven-Seater for Panorama Touring

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008
Subaru EXIGA 2.0GT
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Tokyo — Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced the debut of its new Subaru EXIGA in Japan. The EXIGA went on sale nationwide through Subaru dealerships today.

Based on the concept of a seven-seater with panoramic visibility for the touring experience, the EXIGA has been developed to provide a safe and pleasant journey for all occupants. Capitalizing on its accumulated know-how from building wagons and crossover SUVs, Subaru has succeeded in creating open and comfortable interior space for all the passengers to easily engage in conversation (more…)

Going Two Better Nissan Qashqai+2 Unveiled

Monday, April 7th, 2008
Nissan Qashqai+2
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As market rivals start to catch up with the segment defining Qashqai, Nissan has already moved the goalposts: the top selling compact Crossover has expanded its offer with a seven-seat version. Called Qashqai+2, the newest Nissan builds on the success of the original Qashqai by adding space and versatility to create the first Family Crossover.

“Qashqai has become an instant success in Europe. Its distinctive style appeals to buyers seeking something different: but that's only part of the story. Dynamic design, generous interior space, top quality materials and genuine driving enjoyment all contribute to make Qashqai a huge European success. Now comes the seven-seat Qashqai+2 to add a new dimension to the range… and to ensure Nissan continues to offer something no other manufacturer in the market segment can match,” states Simon Thomas, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Nissan Europe.

Qashqai+2 at a glance

  • Global reveal at London Motor Show in July
  • Designed and engineered in Europe
  • Built at Nissan's plant in Sunderland, UK
  • European sales start in October
  • Wheelbase extended by 135 mm
  • Overall length rises by 211 mm
  • Overall height increases by 38 mm
  • Fold flat third row of seats
  • Under floor storage in larger load area
  • Unique styling features and extra standard equipment
  • Range matches Qashqai line-up model
    • Two petrol and two diesel models
    • Two- and four-wheel drive
    • Three trim and equipment levels

Not content with breaking sales records, Nissan's Qashqai — the segment defining compact Crossover — is ready to break new boundaries. With the original version notching-up over 170,000 European sales since launch, Qashqai will soon be joined by a new seven-seat version.

Called Qashqai+2, the new model is seen by Nissan as the first Crossover for busy, active families and with the imminent arrival of the second generation Murano, helps to extend Nissan's Crossover offering to three distinctive models. Sales in Europe will begin in October.