Experience The Sheer Brilliance Of The Talking Datsun 810 Maxima!

Last week Zac gave us a great look at new car features that are destined to get tired pretty quickly. Obviously, this is not the first time this has happened — car companies have a tendency to throw every new technology against the wall to see what sticks. » 12/08/12 9:00am 12/08/12 9:00am

This Maxima Wagon Is On Death Row, But Phonograph-Based Voice Warning…

The Datsun 810 became the Maxima for the 1982 model year, but the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover hadn't taken effect yet. That means you're looking at a very rare Datsun Maxima wagon… and it's doomed. » 1/16/10 11:00am 1/16/10 11:00am

Back When Automotive Interior Designers Weren't So Slick: SECU- RITY…

Ever notice how every interior component in cars these days, no matter how cheaply made, appears to have been vetted by a crew of marketing types and focus groups? That's why it's refreshing to see this Maxima's dash. » 11/07/09 1:00pm 11/07/09 1:00pm

World's Most Hideous Nissan Maxima Found In Kuwait

Remember when we went to war in Iraq because of the threat of weapons of mass destruction and used Kuwait as a staging area? Apparently, this was all just an effort by Kuwait to disguise this truly dangerous and frightening fifth-generation Nissan Maxima. With a 7-series/3-series hybrid nose, scissor doors and Supra… » 11/10/08 10:40am 11/10/08 10:40am

PCH, Rear-Drive Japanese Sedan Hoonage Edition: Cressida or Maxima?

Amazingly, a Chevy (well, Chevy/Buick) managed to beat an obscure, 40-year-old German microcar in a heads-up Project Car Hell competition, with a 57-43 split in yesterday's voting. Today we're going back to the common-theme idea; inspired by all the love for the DOTS Cressida, we decided we ought to do a Project Car… » 7/09/08 6:40pm 7/09/08 6:40pm

2009 Nissan Maxima Pricing Announced

The restyled 2009 Nissan Maxima S is arriving in showrooms bearing a marketing-friendly "under $30k" MSRP of $29,950, including destination. That's up from $28,790 for the base 2008 Maxima, money well spent if the 2009 Maxima's sporting intentions prove genuine. If the S is too basic for you, upgrade to a 2009 Maxima SV… » 6/26/08 8:30am 6/26/08 8:30am

2010 Nissan Maxima Diesel Transmission Rumors Shift, Now Automatic-Only

Hey, remember that rumor from Automotive News about the 2010 Nissan Maxima Diesel getting a stick and nothing else? According to Motive, Nissan engineers have told them that, for now, the Maxima will likely only come in automatic form... but that they could throw in a manual. It looks like the answer to our question… » 6/18/08 2:00pm 6/18/08 2:00pm

2009 Nissan Maxima Is Here, F'real This Time With Details

The 2009 Nissan Maxima hasn't exactly been a well kept secret. For instance, we already saw the new Nissan Maxima unofficially prepping itself for its moment in the sun. The big news with the new Maxima, other than it's drastic styling change, is the new "sporty" direction. What does this actually mean? Shorter track and … » 3/19/08 11:20am 3/19/08 11:20am

2009 Nissan Maxima Revealed, Still Unofficially

We've already shown you photos of the 2009 Nissan Maxima, in all its funky weirdness. Now we have live shots of the latest version of Nissan's flagship, looking as shapely as it did in the 2009 Maxima spy shots. You would think they'd wait to clean the cars and do their dry runs before Jalopnik shows up. While… » 3/19/08 9:01am 3/19/08 9:01am

2009 Nissan Maxima, Revealed!

Looks like despite an embargo officially dropping sometime tonight or tomorrow on the 2009 Nissan Maxima, it looks like the covers have been lifted a bit early. And after the new Maxima teaser shots we showed yesterday that showed us absolutely nothing, we're glad to finally have the official pics thanks to the boys at … » 3/18/08 8:01am 3/18/08 8:01am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2005 Nissan Maxima SL, Part 3

Why you should buy this car: You're a multiple-personality type seeking a luxury fix, but would rather not have to pop a dramamine every time you buckle up. Or you'd rather be in a sports car, but have kids (or more than one friend) or suffer from that fear of being flattened by a wayward SUV. If you're a retiree who… » 10/19/05 10:52am 10/19/05 10:52am