Bruce Campbell, Vice President of design for Nissan North America, sat down with us to talk about the newly designed 2009 Nissan Maxima.

Two models: Maxima 3.5 S ($29,290) and Maxima 3.5 SV ($31,990), and is scheduled to arrive at Nissan dealers nationwide in early summer 2008.
Engine: Revised VQ35DE “ 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
261 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm
Emissions: Tier 2, Bin-5 (LEV2-ULEV in CA)
2009 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates: 19 city/ 26 highway
Wheelbase: 109.3 inches
Overall Length: 190.6 inches
Width: 73.2 inches
Height: 57.8 inches
Track Width (front/rear) 62.4 inches/62.4 inches
Seating Capacity 5 passengers
Passenger Volume 96.2 cubic feet
Luggage Volume: 14.2 cubic feet
Front/Rear Head Room: 38.5 inches/36.4 inches (with moonroof)
Front/Rear Hip Room: 53.4 inches/53.9 inches
Front/Rear Leg Room: 43.8 inches/34.6 inches
Eight exterior colors: Super Black, Sterling Blue, Tuscan Sun, Winter Frost, Radiant
Silver, Mystic Jade, Precision Gray and Dark Slate