In the run up to the launch of Nissan's first locally made car - the Micra - the company has announced Ranbir Kapoor as its official brand ambassador. The actor is on a three-year contract with the company and will endorse Nissan products and services through promotion, advertising and marketing.
Says Kiminobu Tokuyama, MD & CEO, NMIPL, “We are delighted to have Ranbir Kapoor as our brand ambassador. Nissan is a car company with a “Passion for Cars”. Our brand heritage stands for producing cars that maximize life and provide the joy of everyday driving. Ranbir Kapoor is an extremely passionate, versatile and talented film star and he has shown his pedigree in a very short period. We believe Ranbir with his uber cool charm and mass appeal brings in a perfect connect with our brand.”
“With the launch of the new Nissan Micra next month, Nissan will begin an exciting journey in India aiming to provide Indian customers with a full range of products and services. We are confident that Ranbir would act as a perfect catalyst to communicate our brand attributes and also enthrall the Indian customers bringing them alive through his persona and charm”, adds Mr. Tokuyama.
Speaking on the occasion, Ranbir Kapoor said, "It is an honour and privilege to be associated with Nissan, which is a leading global automotive brand. I have been a great admirer of Nissan cars during my days spent in Europe. Some of their cars like the GTR, 370Z, which has been introduced in India are all iconic products. I am happy to know that Nissan is very serious and commitment in their plans for India and they have an exciting range of products lined up beginning with the new Nissan Micra. The Micra is a class-defining product and I am particularly excited, as it has been designed for city driving. It boasts of many features that are first in its class. I am confident that this product will redefine mobility for many in India. I look forward to an exciting journey with them."