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Nissan Motor has launched its iconic sports car 'Nissan 370Z’, the sixth generation of the Nissan Z-car line, at Rs53.50 lakh onwards
Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd has launched its iconic sports car 'Nissan 370Z' in the country, priced between Rs53.50 lakh to Rs54.50 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). The 370Z is the sixth-generation of the Nissan Z-car line, succeeding the 350Z.
Kiminobu Tokuyama, managing director and chief executive, Nissan Motor India, said, "The 370Z is an authentic sports car that you don't have to make sacrifices to own—or drive—everyday. We believe that the 370Z will create an aspirational value for the Nissan brand in the country as we gear up for the launch of our first made-in-India car in 2010."
"The luxury car market in India has registered a fair amount of growth in the last few years and is growing at a significant rate every year. The emphasis has shifted from pure price consideration and affordability to design, quality and pleasure. The 370Z provides passionate performance at an excellent value—just what sports car enthusiasts are looking for today," said Abhijit Pandit, vice president for operations, Hover Automotive India Ltd.
The Nissan 370Z is powered by a standard 333 PS and 363 Nm Torque, VQ37VHR 3.7 L double overhead camshaft (DOHC) V6 engine with variable valve event and lift control (VVEL). The 370Z comes with a two-seat layout, built around a deeply scooped instrument panel with a full-length centre console separating the driver and passenger's seat. In the rear is an open cargo area with enhanced storage and accessibility.
The Nissan 370Z 6-speed M/T with Synchro Rev Match is priced at Rs53.50 lakh and the Nissan 370Z 7-speed A/T with Manual Shift Mode is priced at Rs54.50 lakh, both prices ex-showroom New Delhi.
A peek at the technologies that changed our lives during 2009 and a preview of what to expect in 2010
The year 2009 dished out quite a few treats for technophiles. We witnessed the launch of arguably the two best operating systems (OS) till date—Windows 7 from Microsoft and the latest Mac OS X (version 10.6) from Apple. The year also saw Google expand its image of an I nternet search giant...
A number of new handsets, bundled with mouth-watering offers, are available in the market. Nokia’s much-awaited E72 is now available in India at Rs23,000.
This is not an upgrade of Nokia’s once-famous 6600, but a phone that’s completely different. Nokia’s 6600i is a slider handset that is much lighter than the 6600. It comes with a 2.2-inch TFT screen that supports 320x240 pixels (QVGA) resolution and a 5MP camera with autofocus and double LED flash. It also includes Nokia Xpress audio messaging and speed dialling for sending SMS. It is available for Rs13,000.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness
Sony Ericsson has launched the world’s first phone with a transparent display, Xperia Pureness, based on its Xperia platform. Xperia Pureness is being targeted at elite users, just like the Arte series from Nokia. It comes with 88MB of internal memory, Bluetooth A2DP and USB connectivity. The quad-band GSM radio offers worldwide roaming capabilities, while 3G technology with HSPA support can deliver the high speeds needed for the NetFront Web browser.
The Nokia X6 has a 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. Besides a 5MP camera, a proximity sensor for auto turn-off and an accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, the X6 also features handwriting recognition and a scratch-resistant glass surface. It comes with a huge 32GB memory that can store unlimited contact entries, detailed call records and music/movie collections. It has a 433.9MHz processor with 128MB RAM. Its estimated price is Rs31,500.