Shiro Nakamura on Nissan’s Sport Sedan Concept on Driving the Nation

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President of Nissan’s creative design team at the 2014 North American International Auto show (NAIAS)

What does Nakamura think about when he starts to design a car, what does he draw upon for each design?

Nakamura is the chief designer for Infiniti and Nissan and talks about the design of Infiniti versus the design of Nissan and whether he designs with certain exterior colors in mind.

What type of vehicle is Nakamura’s favorite vehicle to design?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.