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SPY SHOTS! 2009 Nissan Murano

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SPY SHOTS! 2009 Nissan Murano
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Nissan is preparing a replacement for the successful Murano, which has been on the market since 2003 in the United States and in Europe since 2004.

These photos show, for the first time, a prototype of its successor, caught during secret testing in Southern Europe. It is a right-hand drive car and was accompanied by the just-launched Nissan Qashqai. Despite the prototype's disguise one can recognize the new styling of the front-engined SUV, which will again be available with front- or all-wheel drive.

Judging by the advance stage of this test car one can expect the new Murano's launch by the end of next year.
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new Murano? flybrian is JACKED!

is this merely a reskin?

Qashqai. They make some kick ass cereal. That GoLean really keeps ya reg-yoo-lur.

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:lol: Qashqai.

They really need to drop/fix their CVT in this thing. As is, its junk.

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The interior was far from impressive, too.

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:lol: Qashqai.

They really need to drop/fix their CVT in this thing. As is, its junk.

I thought Nissan had the best CVT out there?

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What, one pic? Feh.

Nissan's styling has been hit-or-miss for me. I'm hoping this one will be a hit, unlike its predecessor.

(Hey, they fixed the Altima. Maybe they can fix the Murano, too!)

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I thought Nissan had the best CVT out there?

It might be the best... But that wouldn't imply that it's as good as a fixed-gear transmission.

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I thought Audi had the best CVT out there?

fixed

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The CVT in my 1959 Buick works like new. :)

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I thought Nissan had the best CVT out there?

for 2007 the new nissan cvt's are good. the murano is old gen and not as good.

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What, one pic? Feh.

Nissan's styling has been hit-or-miss for me. I'm hoping this one will be a hit, unlike its predecessor.

(Hey, they fixed the Altima. Maybe they can fix the Murano, too!)

I hope they don't listen to you then... I love the current Murano. Best looking midsize crossover out there.
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I hope they don't listen to you then... I love the current Murano. Best looking midsize crossover out there.

+1

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Best looking midsize crossover out there.

It does still look good... but I think the Ford Edge wins.

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Someone has seen the new 09 Murano and he isn't telling us.

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That's probably not the 09 Murano.

Well spotted. It's the Renault Koleos. The fact that it's not that much bigger than the Qashqai (about as big as the new Outlander, Santa Fe and CX-7) should have been a big clue.
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Someone has seen the new 09 Murano and he isn't telling us.

Not at all. We just have different info.

Well spotted. It's the Renault Koleos. The fact that it's not that much bigger than the Qashqai (about as big as the new Outlander, Santa Fe and CX-7) should have been a big clue.

Hah yep. Guess I should've read the next post. Could also possibly be a Samsung, but most seem think it's the Renault. Edited by Chris_Doane
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Same thing really. They even showed the same concept with a slightly different nose I think.

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It does still look good... but I think the Ford Edge wins.

+1

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The Murano isn't ugly... I just don't like it. Particularly the grille. That said...

I think the Ford Edge wins.

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I hope they don't listen to you then... I love the current Murano. Best looking midsize crossover out there.

:puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: You made me throw up in my mouth!

Edited by Pontiac Custom-S
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You made me throw up in my mouth!

Then you'll want some of this:

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Then you'll want some of this:

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I'm assuming this is advice from someone who knows. :P

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I'm assuming this is advice from someone who knows. :P

Fraid not. Last time I puked was....well...I guess when I came out of surgery when I was 16 or 17. Edited by Chris_Doane
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