Nissan says the 2010 Maxima is a four door sports car.
In fact Nissan in it’s marketing materials specifically says, “The 4-Door Sports Car” and even trademarks the phrase.
But can a front wheel drive four door sedan with a CVT transmission really be a true sports car?
Check out this first look video as we drive the Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV with the 290 HP engine and sport car like paddle sifters.
Editor’s Note: Often first impressions are the most honest. This video represents an initial impression. We use it like a reporters note pad to give you an inside glimpse of what we are doing before we formally review the car.