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NISSAN car's names Q-S - Origin and Meaning

Car's names Origin and Meaning

QASHQAI

QASHQAI is derived from the name of Eurasian nomads.

QUEST

QUEST is derived from the English word "quest", which means like "the act of searching for something".

RASHEEN

RASHEEN is derived from the Japanese word "羅針盤 = rashinban", which means "compass for voyage".

RASHEEN FORZA

RASHEEN is derived from the Japanese word "羅針盤 = rashinban", which means like "compass for voyage".
FORZA is derived from the Italian word "forza", which means like "power".

R'nessa

R'nessa is derived from the English word "renaissance", which means like "the revival of learning, culture". R'nessa also has some meaning of "run", "relax" and "recreation".

ROOX

ROOX is a mixture of the English word "room" and "max". ROOX expresses a spacious interior space that is a product feature.

S-Cargo

S-Cargo is derived from the French word "escargot" and the English word "cargo". S-Cargo has a snail-like body shape.

SAFARI

SAFARI is derived from the Swahili word "safari", which means like "expedition trips such as hunting and exploration".

SAKURA

SAKURA is derived from the cherry blossom, which is a symbolic flower of Japan. This car name was decided by an in-house naming competition. SAKURA comes with a wish of this car will become a representative car of Japanese electric vehicles. At a launch event for SAKURA, the vice president explained that SAKURA's intonation is the same as a person's name. The name SAKURA is often used as a Japanese name.

SERENA

SERENA is derived from the Spanish word "serena", which means like "completely clear and fine, serene skies and a bright blue sea". SERENA was also named after "comfortable and enjoyable driving".

SILEIGHTY

SILEIGHTY is a combination of "SIL" of "Silvia" and "EIGHTY" of "180SX(= ONE-EIGHTY SX)". SILEIGHTY has 180SX's body and the front face of Silvia is transplanted. Originally born as a slang term, SILEIGHTY was eventually registered as an official trademark of Nissan. In Japan, SILEIGHTY built by a Japanese auto shop "Kids Heart" is officially sold in a limited number of 500 cars .

Silvia

Silvia is derived from the name of a beautiful and neat maiden in Greek mythology. The word silvia is derived from the Latin word silva "forest".

SKYLINE

SKYLINE is derived from the English word "skyline", which means ”an outline of mountains defined against the sky”. There are two theories about the naming process. The 1st theory is that SKYLINE was named by the developer Shinichiro Sakurai. This name was named after the blue sky and white mountains of the Northern Alps that he saw while skiing in Shiga Kogen, Japan. The 2nd theory is that SKYLINE was named by the executive management of Fuji Precision Industry, which is the predecessor of Nissan. First, "Sky" was extracted from the golf ball product names "Blue Sky" and "Skyway" manufactured by Fuji Precision Industry. Finally, SKYLINE was selected from the in-house proposals.
When the name SKYLINE won the Good Naming Award in December 2020, Nissan's announcement supported the 2nd theory above.

SKYLINE CROSSOVER

SKYLINE is derived from the English word "skyline", which means ”an outline of mountains defined against the sky”. There are two theories about the naming process. The 1st theory is that SKYLINE was named by the developer Shinichiro Sakurai. This name was named after the blue sky and white mountains of the Northern Alps that he saw while skiing in Shiga Kogen, Japan. The 2nd theory is that SKYLINE was named by the executive management of Fuji Precision Industry, which is the predecessor of Nissan. First, "Sky" was extracted from the golf ball product names "Blue Sky" and "Skyway" manufactured by Fuji Precision Industry. Finally, SKYLINE was selected from the in-house proposals.
When the name SKYLINE won the Good Naming Award in December 2020, Nissan's announcement supported the 2nd theory above.
CROSSOVER means "fusion", which means the fusion of a coupe and an SUV.

SKYLINE GT-R

SKYLINE is derived from the English word "skyline", which means ”an outline of mountains defined against the sky”. There are two theories about the naming process. The 1st theory is that SKYLINE was named by the developer Shinichiro Sakurai. This name was named after the blue sky and white mountains of the Northern Alps that he saw while skiing in Shiga Kogen, Japan. The 2nd theory is that SKYLINE was named by the executive management of Fuji Precision Industry, which is the predecessor of Nissan. First, "Sky" was extracted from the golf ball product names "Blue Sky" and "Skyway" manufactured by Fuji Precision Industry. Finally, SKYLINE was selected from the in-house proposals.
When the name SKYLINE won the Good Naming Award in December 2020, Nissan's announcement supported the 2nd theory above.
"GT" of GT-R stands for the English words "Grand Touring". "R" is derived from the initials of R380 and the English word "Race".

STAGEA

STAGEA is a combination of the English words "stage" and "a of advance". STAGEA was also named after "advanced life stage".

STANZA

STANZA is derived from the Italian word "stanza", which means "room". STANZA's sub name of Supremo is derived from the Spanish word "supremo", which means "supreme, highest in excellence or achievement". The sub name of Supremo has been revived with a special model of LAFESTA HighwaySTAR.

SUNNY

SUNNY is derived from the English word "SUNNY". The name of SUNNY was decided from a public naming competition.

SUNNY CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA is derived from states name of California. SUNNY CALIFORNIA was also named after the wagon type car with an American atmosphere based on SUNNY.

SYLPHY

SYLPHY is derived from the name of elemental spirits "SYLPH". SYLPH is an elemental being believed to inhabit the air.

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