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Old 10-02-2012, 02:41 PM   #1
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Datsun Revival '14 for $3k

For Datsun Revival, Nissan Gambles on $3,000 Model
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Originally Posted by WSJ.com
In a bold move into the auto industry's fastest-growing category—emerging-market countries—Nissan Motor Co. is planning a revival to this Beatles-era star that might surprise its fans. According to interviews with Nissan's CEO, Carlos Ghosn, and other company executives, the rebooted car will appear in these countries as bare-boned as any rival has tried. And Nissan is hoping to set new lows for pricing for a global auto maker, offering the cheapest Datsun model for about $3,000 to $5,000. The lowest price is nearly a third the price of its most inexpensive car, the $8,000 Tsuru compact sold in Mexico.
I like the nameplate but its going to be a pretty lowly car if they stick to that 3-5k price... although i doubt most of us will get to see them in person.


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