John Abraham is the new Nissan India brand ambassador for two of their upcoming cars – GT-R sports car and X-Trail Hybrid sports utility vehicle. Both these cars will be launched in India later this year and are currently on display at 2016 Auto Expo.
John Abraham as brand ambassador of Nissan India was announced at a press conference held at the 2016 Auto Expo while the company plans further growth in the country with an expansive range of products. Being a Bollywood superstar, performance enthusiast and an idol for the youth in the country besides being an avid biker and auto aficionado, John Abraham will play a major role in enhancing company growth in the country.
Nissan GT-R GT-R stands as one of the fastest production cars as on date and sports a 3.8 liter biturbo V6 engine offering 554 bhp power at 6,400 rpm and 632 Nm torque at 3,200 to 5,800 rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is accomplished in 2.7 seconds while top speed stands at 310 kmph.
Commenting on his new association with Nissan, John Abraham said, “I’ve always been passionate about driving. The GT-R is a legendary car that petrolheads like me swear by, while the X-Trail Hybrid is the right product at the right time for our country. I’m thrilled to be joining Nissan at such an exciting time for the company in India and look forward to the journey ahead.”
Nissan X-Trail hybrid SUV sports a 2.0 liter MR20 DD petrol engine along with a 40.8 PS electric motor. Combined power stands at 184.8 PS while torque figure is at 360 Nm. Below is a detailed photo gallery of both cars from the 2016 Auto Expo.