Driveway's Keith Morgan went for a spin with Nissan for the automaker's Altimate Rogue Trip

Driveway: Getting Your Kicks on America’s Historic Route 66

Editor Keith Morgan guns it from Chicago to Santa Monica – 4,000 kilometres in 7 days on Nissan's Altimate Rogue Trip.

In this week’s Driveway Canada, auto enthusiast and editor Keith Morgan looks back on his spin with Nissan on the ‘Altimate Rogue Trip’ – a 4,000-kilometre, seven-day drive from Chicago to Santa Monica along America’s historic Route 66.

“On the Nissan Altimate Rogue Trip we saw the spectacular in spades. And when the dozen journalist participants pulled up at the end of the road by the Santa Monica Pier, we shared a great sense of achievement. We all knew each other from new vehicle launches around the world, but this was different. This hardened, cynical bunch developed a greater camaraderie along the way and some even hugged as we gazed at the lapping waters of the Pacific.”

Read more of Keith’s story on Driveway’s website.

Below is a full link listing of Keith’s Days 1 to 7, and below that are Nissan’s videos – a collection of HD diaries through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and, Cali.

*Driveway Canada is a weekly print section published in all of Black Press’s B.C. newspapers. Head to DrivewayCanada.ca for a full archive of its Car Reviews, Features, and Photo Galleries.

Day 1: Chicago to Cuba, Missouri

Day 2: Cuba to Tulsa, Oklahoma

Day 3: Tulsa to Amarillo, Texas

Day 4: Amarillo to Albuquerque, New Mexico

Day 5: Albuquerque to Williams, Arizona

Day 6: Williams to Kingman, Arizona

Day 7: Kingman to Santa Monica, California

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VIDEOS from Nissan’s Altimate Route 66 Road Trip:

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