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Nissan Laurel Overview
The Nissan Laurel is classed as an executive car which was produced by the Japanese automobile manufacturing company Nissan. The Laurel was in production from 1969 to 2002 over eight different generations. This was one of the luxury models from Nissan and shared many components with the Nissan Skyline. This vehicle was released when Nissan took over Prince and was made available in different Asian and European markets. The Laurel were very spacious cars which offered comfort and a good drive. They were well equipped and very luxurious cars. They performed pretty well and are overall pretty good vehicles. Does this sound anything like your experience of this car?
Nissan Laurel History
The first generation (1968-72) saw the introduction of the Laurel which came at a time when Prince was took over by Nissan.
The second generation (1972-77) was given some new styling and more engines made available.
The third generation (1977-80) was the first version to have a diesel engine in the range.
The fourth generation (1980-84) was no longer available in coupé variation as this became the Leopard F30.
The fifth generation (1984-89) was the last version that would be marketed outside of Japan.
The sixth generation (1989-93) was a rear wheel drive which became rather popular.
The seventh generation (1993-97) was slightly larger than the previous version, moving out the compact class.
The eighth generation (1997-2002) was the last version of the Laurel and ceased production in 2002 and was replaced by the Nissan Teana.
The Nissan Laurel was available with several different engines over its lifetime including: 1.8, 2.0, 2.5 or 3.0L petrol and 2.0 or 2.8L diesel engines. The diesel engines were the more economical and these cars were not to bad in terms of fuel economy. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? The age, fuel type and engine size are determining factors when considering fuel economy.
The Nissan Laurel was available with 3, 4 or 5 speed automatic and 4 or 5 speed manual gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how do you rate its performance? If you are looking for Laurel gearbox parts then why not visit the Nissan gearbox section of our website.
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