Most automobile manufacturers of today have adopted a strategy of taking successful models within their range and implementing a major upgrade and facelift. This allows the manufacturer to offer an improved level of sophistication, comfort and intelligence, and market an already successful brand at a premium price.
Nissan is no different, taking the “Nissan Patrol” which is already a popular SUV in a very select segment and giving the vehicle more enhancements in order to retain existing buyers and attract new consumers to this brand. Nissans flagship 4×4 is steeped in tradition and heritage and is preparing to celebrate its 70 th anniversary next year. The new Patrol will continue the legacy offering new levels of luxury, and prestige.
Exterior and interior enhancements…….
From the front the signature V-motion grille oozes confidence and stature indicating the new look style of the exterior. At the rear new taillights are integrated with a large chrome nameplate and sequential rear turn indicators. Machine-cut 18’ alloy wheels add further presence to the new design. New diamond stitch quilted leather seats and hand-stitched steering wheel project a luxurious feel to the cabin. 8’ colour touch information screen, 13-speaker Bose premium sound system, a multi-screen DVD entertainment system with 8’ rear seat entertainment, independent wireless headphones, allowing passengers to enjoy the ride.
- Intelligent Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection
- Intelligent Forward Collision Warning system
- Advances Radar System (vehicle directly ahead and preceding vehicle)
- Cruise Control
- Intelligent Driver Alert (detect driver behaviour/drowsiness)
- Anti-Lock Braking system
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Brake Assist
- 4 Wheel limited-slip diff
- Vehicle Dynamic Control system
Powered by a 5.6L V8 engine boasting 298kW of power and 560Nm of torque the new Patrol will take you to where others don’t dare to go. Intelligent 4×4 technology designed to meet demanding driving conditions switching driving modes with just a press of a button. Overall, the new Nissan Patrol is a capable all-terrain vehicle transporting passengers in both luxury and safety.
All this for a starting price of R1 515 700