Nissan Stagea
aka M35
Production 2001-2007+total units made (optional)
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Transmission Automatic AWD/RWD
Engine 2.5L V6 Turbo(VQ25DET) 3.5L V6 NA (VQ35DE)
Power VQ25DET - 206KW
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The Nissan Stagea commonly reffered to as the Skyline wagon is a touring wagon produced by Nissan for the Japanese market. It was originaly produced as direct competition to the Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback touring wagons. The model was produced from 1996 till 2007. The original model, the C34 series 1 had power ratings ranging from 114 kW in th 2.0L to 172 kW in the 2.5L turbo. This model bares many similarities to the R31 Nissan Skyline which was also the only Skyline to be produced in a wagon form. Similarities include the placemnet of the air dams and indicator lights as well as the head lights being the same shape only slightly larger. C34 series 2 had minor cosmetic upgrades mainly the fog lamps being moved to the grill, this model was also the first to have a tiptronic transmission. Power ratings for this model was also uprated. 114 kW in the 2.0L to 206 kW in the 2.5L turbo. The next model to be released was the M35 which was based on the Nissan Skyline V35 sedan. Power ranged from 158 kW in the 2.5L, 191 kW in the 3.0 to 206 kW in the 2.5L turbo. In 2004 the range was modified in which no model recieved a turbo. Power ranged from 158 kW in the 2.5L to 201 kW in the 3.5L. The vechile was discontinued in June of 2007.

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Series 1 models From 2001 to 2004 the following range of models were available:

250RS/RS V/RX: VQ25DD engine (V6 2.5L NA, direct injection, 158.3 kW), rear wheel drive

250RS FOUR/RX FOUR: VQ25DD engine (V6 2.5L NA, direct injection, 158.3 kW), four wheel drive

250tRS FOUR V/RX FOUR: VQ25DET engine (V6 2.5L single turbo, 205.94 kW), four wheel drive

300RX: VQ30DD engine (V6 3.0L NA, direct injection, 191.23 kW), rear wheel drive. There were a couple of sub-variants:

250tRS FOUR V HICAS: A 250tRS FOUR V with the addition of the Nissan HICAS four wheel steering system

AR-X FOUR: A 250t FOUR (i.e. 2,5L turbo/4wd) model with increased ride height and SUV-like body ornaments. 206 kW (276 hp) The were 4 'aero selection' models added in 2002 to the 250RS/250tRS FOUR/250tRS FOUR V/250tRS FOUR V HICAS ranges, this added a bodykit to the standard car.

Series 2 modelsIn 2004.8 the range was modified:

250RX: VQ25DD engine (V6 2.5L NA, direct injection, 158.3 kW), rear wheel drive

250RX FOUR: VQ25DD engine (V6 2.5L NA, direct injection, 158.3 kW), four wheel drive

350RX: VQ35DE engine (V6 3.5L NA 200 kW), rear wheel drive

350RX FOUR: VQ35DE engine (V6 3.5L NA, 200 kW), four wheel drive

AR-X FOUR: VQ35DE engine (V6 3.5L NA, 200 kW), four wheel drive (info pulled from wikipedia)


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Although the Stagea was only produced for the Japanese market, it is now imported by importers of varying countries around the world. A dominat importer of the Stagea currently is Australia where the Stagea is a growing trend and gaining much popularity among Skyline drivers.

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