Test all limits in the Nissan Navara
Test all limits in the Nissan Navara

Power and prestige – the new Patrol

Described as the pinnacle of intelligent tech, design and sophistication, the latest edition Nissan Patrol has arrived in South Africa.

With this icon’s 70th birthday coming up in 2021, the new Patrol promises customers even more comfort, performance and exceptional off-road capability; coupled with the best of what Nissan Intelligent Mobility has to offer. 

“Engineered with the latest intelligent mobility technologies, the new Patrol will give its drivers and passengers a luxurious drive,” said Kabelo Rabotho, Director of Marketing at Nissan South Africa. “The legendary vehicle is one of Nissan’s most cherished models with sophisticated technology as well as a long and proud heritage. We’re confident the new model will provide drivers with unrivalled luxury.”

Unmistakable Prestige

The most significant changes for the new Patrol include Nissan’s V-motion grille, interpreted in a new way for SUV’s. Along with the new boomerang-shaped LED headlights, the revised grille highlights the Patrol’s strong, angular front.

At the rear, the Patrol’s new taillights also sport the boomerang shape. They are seamlessly integrated along with a large chrome nameplate and sequential rear turn indicators, which have been added for the first time on a Nissan vehicle.

Machine-cut 18” alloy wheels add a formidable presence, with the all-new Organic C-Signature LED lights making this a super sleek design standout. 

Attention to detail and luxury means a truly first-class travel experience for all and the Patrol ticks the box with class-leading interior space, sporting a 13-speaker Bose premium sound system, a multi-screen DVD entertainment system, 8” rear seat entertainment, independent wireless headphones and remote-enabled passenger vehicle infotainment. 

Connectivity being the new standard in all vehicles, but specifically family cars, the Patrol ensure everyone will enjoy the ride, with an 8” colour touch information screen, Bluetooth® hands-free and audio streaming, climate control, Intelligent Key® with push button start and remote keyless entry. 

Continuing the first-class travel experience trend, the diamond-stitch quilted leather seats with added padding provide a luxurious feel, as does the new hand-stitched steering wheel. Additionally, climate control and powered lumbar support are available for the front seats.

The Latest in Tech

The Nissan Patrol leads with Nissan Intelligent Mobility, equipped with driver assistance technology that helps you see and sense more, with a dynamic range of safety technologies. It’s a more connected, confident way to drive in all conditions. 

The new Patrol comes with Intelligent Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection and the Intelligent Forward Collision Warning system that warns the driver of risks that lie beyond the driver’s forward field of vision. The advanced radar system does not only sense the relative velocity and distance of a vehicle directly ahead, but also that of a vehicle travelling in front of the preceding one. Also included is standard Intelligent Cruise Control and Intelligent Driver Alert, which analyses the driver steering behaviour to signal and alert if signs of drowsiness, or inattention are detected.

Pure Power Patrol

The Nissan Patrol has a reputation for being one of the most capable, sophisticated and advanced cars in the market and this latest offering builds on its illustrious heritage. There is no substitute for power and torque, and the Nissan Patrol’s 5.6L V8 engine allows you to go where others don’t dare. With this class-leading engine boasting 298kW of power, and an exceptional 560Nm of torque, this powerful engine allows you to take command of any terrain.

Dubbed by the Nissan marketing team as the most desirable Patrol yet and with a starting price at just over R1,5-mill our expectations are high… Will the Nissan’s flagship continue its legacy as a hero of all terrain? Only time will tell – the team at Adventure-Avontuur Afrika is already planning a great adventure with this beast! Watch this space for more!

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