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Launch of the Nissan Magnite Red Edition on July 18, opening of reservations

Compact SUV gets unique red accents

Nissan Magnite Red Edition gets a host of feature additions and sporty exterior details

Nissan Motor India will launch a special red edition of its Magnite compact SUV on July 18 and pre-launch reservations for the same are currently open at Nissan dealerships across India. The car can also be reserved through the Nissan website

With over 1 lakh bookings and 50,000 deliveries, Nissan Magnite continues its successful move into the Indian market. In the Red Edition, the exteriors of the Magnite were enhanced with red accents on the grille, front bumper, wheel arch and body side cladding.

Key design additions include new body graphics, rear door trim, LED scuff plate and prominent red edition-specific badging. In terms of features, the new edition receives a wireless charger and ambient mood lighting.

Based on the XV variant, the Red Edition also carries over features such as the 8-inch touchscreen with Wifi connectivity, 7-inch Full-TFT dashboard, LED daytime running lights, R16 Diamond alloy wheels -cut, the start/stop button, LED fog lights, vehicle dynamics control, traction control, brake assist, hill start assist, etc.

The Nissan Magnite Red Edition is offered in 3 variants – XV MT Red Edition, Turbo XV MT Red Edition and Turbo XV CVT Red Edition. It should be noted that Nissan recently updated the compact SUV with a dual horn, shark fin antenna and PM2.5 filter.

Nissan Magnite Edition Red Rear
Inside, ambient lighting is the latest addition

Under the hood, the Magnite comes with the option of 2 petrol engines – a naturally aspirated 1-litre 3-cylinder unit producing 72PS and the same 1-litre engine in a turbo avatar which produces 100PS and 160Nm .

In terms of gearbox options, both engines are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. The turbo-petrol further gets the option of a CVT automatic with a slight reduction in overall torque.

Interestingly, the red edition will be launched 2 days before the launch of its next competitor Citroën C3. The two are expected to battle it out to deliver maximum value in the compact SUV space.