Nissans in the Movies—Three Unforgettable Movie Cars

One thing becomes readily apparent when looking at the inventory at Fontana Nissan. Like we’ve seen them somewhere else before, some of the cars and SUVs look strangely familiar. That isn’t too surprising since Nissans happen to be favorites of TV and movie producers for years. Below are a few of our favorite Nissans that made it up to the big time on the little and large-screen.

The 140 Year-Old Nissan GT-R in Elysium

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This incredible vehicle has to make the list simply based on longevity-a 140 year-old car is one thing you don’t run across every day. In the dystopian future realm of Elysium, the haves are now living in splendid isolation on a space station as the have-nots make do over a now-devastated Planet Earth around 2154. Most of us suspected the Nissan GT-R was immortal, but if the filmmakers of Elysium are to be believed, we now have proof positive the cars are good for at the very least 140 years with no major work. (Unless you count the added armor.)

Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 in the Fast and The Furious Movies

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Any fan of your series knows the GT-R is Brian O’Connor’s favorite ride. It is actually especially prominent in the original Fast & Furious movie as well as 2 Fast 2 Furious and also the Fast as well as the Furious: Tokyo Drift. With all the tragic death of actor Paul Walker, fans must stay tuned to discover in case the car remains a series staple inside the new Furious movies. No mention was made of his most well-known character’s favorite car, even though the movie production company recently announced the O’Connor character was being “retired” together with the death of Walker.

Nissan Rogue in the media Show Heroes

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The feisty Claire Bennett, who is a “highly evolved” person who is nearly impossible to kill, clearly loves the Nissan Rogue she receives as an early birthday present from her father in the first season of Heroes. The Rogue is quite a bit in evidence even after Claire’s is stolen from the parking lot at her school. Maya, Alejandro, and Derek escape from a Mexican police station in Derek’s car, which just is, you guessed it, another Nissan Rogue.

Whether you are a film maker or a home maker, you’ll find a great selection of Nissans at Corona Nissan. Make sure you check out their super convenient NissanofFontana.com as well.