The third-generation Nissan Qashqai has been revealed, ahead of going on sale in international markets. The all-new SUV marks a radical departure in all measures from its predecessors, ushering in a new platform, a bold new look and hybrid-only powertrains.
- New Qashqai based on updated Renault-Nissan CMF-C platform
- 1.5-litre petrol ePower hybrid pairs the engine with 145kW electric motor
- Also available with 1.3-litre turbo-petrol mild-hybrid in two states of tune
New Nissan Qashqai: exterior
Designed, engineered and produced in the UK, the new Qashqai sits atop an updated version of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance’s CMF-C platform. The company says the SUV has been completely redesigned, with a “more purposeful” stance and “athletic and dynamic” styling cues. The front end is dominated by Nissan’s new V-Motion chrome grille surround, while the…