Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > The Indian Car Scene

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 22nd November 2010, 12:41   #31
Senior - BHPian
khoj's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Dilli
Posts: 2,618
Thanked: 1,129 Times

Nissan is going retro what with the name of the new model being 'SUNNY'.

Sunny used to be a very successful offering from Nissan Motor Co introduced in the very early seventies or maybe a little prior to that. In the US markets this car was called 'Datsun Sunny' as Datsun was the brand with which Nissan motor company was known in the Americas towards the end of the Seventies. Still in production in South America, in the US markets this morphed into the Nissan Sentra as the Datsun brand was withdrawn/phased out from the North American market.
khoj is offline  
Old 22nd November 2010, 12:49   #32
Team-BHP Support
benbsb29's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 7,691
Thanked: 2,591 Times

The 'Sunny' from nissan was quite popular entry level car among expats in the Gulf regions. It would be quite logical to use this name in their offerring for developing markets.

Note from Mod : This thread is closed. Please continue the discussion over on the official Picture thread (PICS : Nissan's C segment sedan for India (Badged Sunny in China))

Last edited by GTO : 20th December 2010 at 10:50. Reason: Adding thread closure note
benbsb29 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PICS : Nissan's C segment sedan for India (Badged Sunny in China) GTO The Indian Car Scene 60 4th August 2011 13:15
Scoop shots: Chevrolet's mystery dzire fighter sedan-India bound? sidindica The International Automotive Scene 11 11th March 2011 14:27
Volkswagen unveils sketch of new sedan for India adits The Indian Car Scene 4 18th May 2010 23:20
I think this is the official Maybach Coupe sketch _Crazi4Speed_ The International Automotive Scene 2 18th September 2004 00:30

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 14:08.

Copyright 2000 - 2016, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks