Rumors that the success in the U.S. Nissan Altima - a 4.82 meter-long sedan in the upper middle class - even in Europe to be established as the successor to the Nissan Primera, have not materialized until now. This could especially in 2007, the hybrid version of the Nissan Altima in Germany to make a splash, but this vehicle is already considered zero-emission car. Even the look of the mid-size car can be quite convincing : The design of the Altima is somewhat unspectacular by European standards, thanks to use of the new Nissan D platform daf ÜR the body is again clearly become stiffer. And prevail in the interior with a wheelbase of 2.77 meters space as in a luxury sedan. Further optimized using its advanced chassis of the Nissan Altima according to a statement by the Japanese automobile manufacturer to one of the front-wheel drive fahraktivsten at all. In addition to the innovative hybrid version of the Nissan Altima offers two gasoline engines : a 3.5-liter V6 from the multiple award-winning VQ-series, used among others in the Nissan 350Z, and a four-cylinder 2.5-liters. Whether the last few years to the Renault group belonging Japanese still decide to launch the Altima in Europe, will also depend on the consent of the French parent company.