Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) is pleased to announce that Nissan Teana has won the Large Sedan Category Award in the Autocar Asean Car of the Year Awards 2011.
Commenting on the Award, Dato’ Dr Ang Bon Beng, Executive Director of ETCM said, “Since launched in 2010, Teana has received overwhelming response from our customers and we are confident that it will continue to enhance Nissan’s presence in the D-Segment.”
The Group Editor of Autocar Asean, Faisal Shah said, “Nissan’s much-awaited re-entry into the D-Segment goes straight to the top of the class. Nissan Teana takes the class win with its distinctive looks, ultra-smooth V6 engine and luxurious interior.”
This annual event debuted in 2005 was initiated by Autocar Asean with the aim of selecting the best vehicles in Malaysia during the qualifying period. Each model is judged on its styling, utility, safety, features, build quality, brand image, ride, handling, economy, performance and value for money.
Coined from the Native American word – ‘dawn’; the name TEANA signifies the beginning of an all-new contemporary luxury sedan.
With its modern styling, impressive ride comfort and thoughtful appointments, it is designed and engineered to provide lasting value in a luxury sedan reflecting a new dimension of hospitality. It uses the responsive MR20DE engine and XTRONIC CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). This combination results in smooth acceleration and outstanding fuel economy.
Nissan Teana also sits on the newly developed Nissan D-platform optimised for class-leading ride comfort, superior Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH), exceptional stability and superb handling. The driver will take pleasure in fatigueless driving while maintaining concentration for an amazingly quiet and smooth ride.
Since its introduction into the Malaysian market, Nissan Teana has won the following prestigious awards:
• Winner – Large Sedan Category Award, Autocar Asean Car of the Year Awards 2011.
• Best Local Assembly Executive Sedan, Asian Auto / Auto Industry Awards 2011.
words & pix: ETCM