The Altima was recently unveiled at the New York Motor Show by Nissan Motor Company CEO Carlos Ghosn and will arrive in Australian showrooms in the second half of 2013.
“The new Altima is already the second most successful passenger sedan in the USA with sales of more than 20,000 per month,” said Nissan Australia CEO Bill Peffer. “Its appearance in Australia will be a strategic boost to our ever improving passenger car line up and will offer a compelling alternative to the familiar products in this segment.
The Altima will also raise the bar in motorsport as Nissan’s entry in the 2013 V8 Supercar Championship where it will introduce modern generation sedan styling and technology.
”Nissan Australia executives were joined in New York by Kelly Racing co-owner and driver Rick Kelly and CEO John Crennan, for a closer look at Altima as the team prepares to build the factory entry into the V8 Supercars Championship from 2013.
The 2013 Altima is one of five all-new Nissan models set for introduction in the US in the next 15 months and, as the second best-selling car in the United States in 2011, much is riding on the new fifth generation Altima.