Today, Nissan unveiled six Star Wars-themed show vehicles at the Los Angeles Auto Show in celebration of the brand's ongoing collaboration with Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The show vehicles are a dramatic display to highlight Nissan's expressive designs and the famous characters and crafts from the upcoming film, debuting in theaters Dec. 15.
"We're back this year collaborating with Lucasfilm and the artists at Industrial Light & Magic to create these amazing concept vehicles across some of our best-selling models," said Jeremy Tucker, vice president, Marketing Communications & Media, Nissan North America, Inc. "These show vehicles were created for our fans, and will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show and shared across the country in regional auto shows over the next several months."
Beginning with the expressive lines of some of Nissan's most popular models – Rogue, Rogue Sport, Altima and Maxima – Star Wars: The Last Jedi themes for each vehicle were developed from artists inside the hallowed offices of Lucasfilm, whose team penned the designs, guiding colors, textures and graphics pairing the vehicles with a craft or character from the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Each concept – not available for purchase – receives a unique approach, including extras such as hydro-dipped graphics, surround sound and aged exterior design to show simulated use in battle. With designs complete, the legendary Hollywood vehicle fabricators at Vehicle Effects in Burbank, California, brought the sketches to life.
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