- Nissan is one of five global brands joining forces with Lucasfilm Ltd. for launch of an extensive global promotional campaign in support of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," opening on December 16
- Special vehicle badge, designed in conjunction with Lucasfilm, previewed today
- Vehicle set for global reveal at Los Angeles Auto Show in November
- Continues Nissan's "Year of the Truck" momentum, featuring new Rogue, TITAN, Armada and Pathfinder
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced it will produce a limited-volume version of its newly revised Rogue compact SUV, the "2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition" for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Also previewed was special badging, designed by Lucasfilm, which will have prominent placement on the new "Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition". The vehicle makes its global debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, opens on December 16th.
"The Star Wars film franchise has pushed the boundaries of technology since the debut of the original episode nearly 40 years ago. Nissan is doing the same with our industry-leading cars, trucks and SUVs – so it's natural that we join forces," said Jeremy Tucker, vice president, Marketing Communications and Media, Nissan North America, Inc.
The Nissan Rogue, the top-selling model in the Nissan lineup, has been updated for the 2017 model year with fresh exterior and interior treatments, an expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield technology including available Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection*.
About "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.
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