Nissan To Show Electric SUV Concept At Paris Car Show

5 years ago by Mike Buchanan 1

Could this be an electric Nissan Murano?

According to Jeff Fisher, Nissan Australia’s General Manager of Media Enquirers, at next month’s Paris auto show, Nissan will show a battery-electric SUV concept. “At Paris,” Fisher said to motoring.co.au, that Nissan will “have an SUV concept, with zero emissions; so an electric SUV concept vehicle.”

Although Nissan hinted this might be a replacement for the Nissan X-TRAIL, the look coincides with the current USDM Murano.

Fisher went on to explain that there is no definitive model that this EV SUV falls under, however hinted out a concept car and a currently manufactured vehicle with much skepticism. “[Hi-Cross] was a compact SUV concept; X-TRAIL is a compact SUV so you can draw your own conclusions.”

 

Based on the pictures of the Hi-Cross concept, this swooping crossover style SUV has a style similar to the state side Murano, but if Nissan is hinting the vehicle is a replacement to the X-TRAIL, the US might not see an EV SUV from Nissan since that vehicle is currently not in the US Marketplace.

 

To learn a bit more about the concept, take a look at Motoring Australia.

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