Japanese car manufacturer Nissan aims to drive its global sports cars, including X-Trail into the Indian market as it seeks to strengthen its presence in the country, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

The company, which currently sells models such as Magnet and Kicks in the country, is looking to launch models like X-Trail, Juke and Qashqai in the country.

On Tuesday, the automaker announced that it is studying the feasibility of the X-Trail and Qashqai for the Indian market.

Testing of X-Trail and Qashqai in Indian road conditions has already started.

With a special focus on their adaptation to Indian roads and varied terrain, the tests will assess each vehicle’s ability to meet customer needs.

Once testing is complete, the X-Trail will go on sale first, followed by other models, the automaker said.

“The Indian market has limitless potential and it is imperative that we introduce the best vehicle lineup to meet the wants and needs of today’s Indian consumers.” Nissan India This was announced by President Frank Torres.

Following the success of the Magnite in India, the company plans to increase its focus and leverage its expertise in SUVs, he added.

Nissan has been present in India for nearly two decades now, but till now has remained a niche player with a low single digit market share in the 30 lakh annual domestic passenger car segment.