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News 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition Introduced

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition Introduced

To celebrate four decades of the 4-door sport sedan, Nissan launches a special 40th Anniversary Edition of the Maxima


  • The 40th-anniversary edition is based on the top-line Platinum trim.

  • It will be priced from $44,345 in the US, or $2,125 more than the Platinum.

  • It will feature a number of unique touches including a two-tone paint scheme.


Although the Nissan Maxima has fallen from its pedestal as one of the greatest sport sedans of all, it carries on as a competent and attractive large midsize car. It’s been 40 years since its introduction and to commemorate the occasion, Nissan is launching a special 40th Anniversary Edition of their flagship sedan.

The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition will be based on the already well-appointed Platinum trim and add the following unique and defining features:

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition | Photo: Nissan

  • Unique two-tone Ruby Slate Gray Pearl exterior color with black roof
  • Exclusive 19-inch gloss black aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Black exterior finishers and trim badges, including 40th Anniversary badge
  • Black exhaust finishers
  • Red semi-aniline, leather-appointed seating with 40th Anniversary embossing
  • Red contrast interior stitching
  • Satin Dark Chrome interior faceted finishers
  • White speedometer and tachometer faces reminiscent of past Maxima models
  • Heated rear seats

Powering all versions of the 2021 Nissan Maxima is the 300-horsepower 3.5-litre V6 engine mated to an Xtronic continuously variable transmission driving the front wheels.

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition | Photo: Nissan

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition | Photo: Nissan

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