A year with WEVTU's long-term Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Maxima and its outstanding “VQ” 3L DOHC V-6 has passed as quickly as with any long-termer we can remember. The VQ is a five-consecutive-year Ten Best Engines winner. How did it do after rolling through a year of cold starts in battery-draining blizzards and searing summer days? In a word: fabulously. Since April 1998, the staff managed to rack up almost 40,000 miles — 39,856 (62,694 km) to be exact — on the Maxima. That's a lot of ...

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