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Nissan CUBE X '98
Nissan-cube-x-98
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)[1]
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[2]
Interior in GT6 Simple[3]
Manufacturer Nissan
Displacement 1274 cc
Drivetrain FF[4][5]
Aspiration NA
Engine CG13DE
Max Power 84 BHP
Performance Points 300 PP
Max Torque 11.3 kgf.m
Top Speed 152 kilometres per hour (94 mph)
Length 3750 mm
Width 1610 mm
Height 1625 mm
Weight 970 kilograms (2,100 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 11.55 kg (25.5 lb) per horsepower

The Nissan CUBE X '98 is a road car produced by Nissan. It appears in Gran Turismo 2, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

Five colors are available for this car:

  • Sonic Silver (M)
  • Crystal White
  • Frosty Gold Metallic
  • Active Red
  • Super Black

In-game descriptionEdit

"A major hit, providing spacious interior and luggage space with good height."

The Cube was a high-roofed, compact 5-door estate first presented in 1998 and the first model was based on the 2nd generation of the March. Its innovative square design is said to be the inspiration for the Toyota bB and the Honda Mobilio.

It is 3,750 mm long, 1,610 mm wide and 1,625 mm high. Compared to the original March, the Cube gained 30 mm in length and 22 mm in width, and it also became 200 mm higher. Coupled with the square design, it looks a full size larger than the March. The interior was spacious and the wheelbase was the same 2,360 mm as the March, but the space between the front and rear seats is close to that of the Bluebird. Adoption of a column gear change also made moving over from the left and right in the front seats easier.

The 1.3 L inline-4 DOHC engine of the March was also applied on the Cube. With a revision of the exhaust system and efforts to reduce friction, output was increased by 2 BHP for a maximum of 80 BHP and a maximum torque of 10.8 kgfm. A 4-gear AT and the CVT were available and the transmission was offered in FF or 4WD. As with the March the suspension utilises struts for the front and 5-link suspension in the rear. Due to the higher centre of gravity the springs were reinforced and although this made it more stable while cornering, ride quality became slightly stiffer.

It was equipped with front ventilated disc and rear drum brakes. with ABS and brake assist. In addition to the wealth of storage space, this car also had many other fine ideas, such as a convenient rear glass hatchback.

10 months after the Cube went on sale, the production exceeded one hundred thousand units and set Nissan's new record since the 1st generation March in 1982. Until the complete model change in 2002 the Cube was a huge success, selling over four hundred thousand units.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Nissan New Cars Dealership in East City for 14,100 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be purchased at the Used Car Showroom (Late '90s) for around 7,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 14,180 Credits.

GT5Edit

This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 10,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 14,180 Credits. It has a simple interior.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Available to be Race Modified
  2. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  3. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  4. Front-Engined, Front Wheel drive
  5. Listed as "--" in Gran Turismo 4.