Production Nissan Hi-Cross Patent Filings Leaked

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Leaked patent filings from Nissan appear to reveal the production version of the Hi-Cross concept, which could be a preview at the next-generation Rogue or X-Trail, the latter of which isn’t sold in America.

The Hi-Cross concept originally debuted at last year’s Geneva Motor Show, but also made an appearance at the more recent Los Angeles Auto Show. The purpose of the concept was to preview the Japanese automaker’s SUV future, and these patent filings prove that the automaker is closer to a production model.

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Given that the Hi-Cross concept first debuted in Geneva, Nissan might have a surprise up its sleeves for this year’s show, which takes place in early March. Details are light on the leaked patent filings, but it gives a real good look at the future design language for Nissan’s upcoming crossover and SUV models.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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