Nissan Sports Sedan concept heading to Detroit show

January 2, 2014

Nissan is planning to unveil an all-new sports sedan concept at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit later this month, and has released this teaser image to stir some anticipation.

Nissan Sports Sedan concept teaser

Many believe the concept will preview the new Maxima sedan, while Nissan says its will embody next-generation design signatures for showroom models. The company says,

“The Sport Sedan Concept previews a new energetic design direction that amplifies Nissan’s legendary approach of applying sports car principles to a sedan.”

As you can see, the front end will feature an inverted chrome front grille highlight, angular slimline headlights, aggressive bonnet contours, and a pair of aero-like panel lines that run from the headlights down into the front doors.

In other Nissan news, the company will also be showing two other concepts at the show; the IDx Freeflow and the IDx Nismo retro creations. One is inspired by the legendary Datsun 1600 while the other is inspired by the original Datsun 240K/Skyline.

All the action starts on January 13. Stay tuned for plenty of coverage.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.