Nissan Australia has launched the Qashqai Midnight Edition, with a street-smart look created by the use of gloss black as dramatic contrasts.

Its gloss black V-motion grille is complemented by body-coloured front and rear bumpers and side mouldings, all with gloss black inserts.

Five colour choices are available: Vivid Blue, Ivory Pearl, Gun Metallic, Magnetic Red and Pearl Black.

It has 19-inch Black Wind alloy wheels, fitted with 225/45 low-profile tyres unique to the Midnight Edition.

Brushed black accents across the dashboard and door trims, a black headliner and air vents defined in gloss black. Black leather accents are also used on the steering wheel, shift knob and gearshift surround. Alcantara and leather-accented seats are standard.

A black leather-accented lid covers the centre console between driver and front-seat passenger. The 60:40 split rear seat has a centre armrest. It can be folded down to provide two cup holders.

Audio features and connectivity are digital radio (DAB+), Apple Carplay and Android Auto, Bluetooth audio streaming with voice recognition. The satellite navigation system has traffic monitoring.

Midnight Edition is powered by a 2.0-litre direct-injection engine mated to an Xtronic transmission. Suspension is all-independent, with multi-link at the rear, and front and rear stabiliser bars. 

Nissan Intelligent Mobility safety features, include Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Intelligent Driver Alert.

Nissan Qashqai Midnight Edition has an MSRP of $35,900. It will arrive in Nissan’s dealerships from mid-November. Orders can be made now, contact your local dealer.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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