The new Nissan Patrol starts at R1,515,700.Image: Supplied
The new 2020 Nissan Patrol is now accessible in SA. Built to booty on the Toyota Land Cruiser, this able-bodied mudslinger comes with a bulk of corrective updates including a arresting new “V-motion” radiator grille and characteristic boomerang-shaped LED headlamps. Other tweaks accommodate 18-inch machine-cut admixture auto and revised taillights that additionally accept the backlash appearance and affection consecutive rear about-face indicators – a aboriginal for a Nissan vehicle.
While they were at it Nissan additionally adapted the autogenous of the 2020 Patrol with revised trim and technology offerings. Climb central and you will be met by added bedlam diamond-stitch checky covering seats and a hand-stitched council wheel. In addition, altitude ascendancy and powered lumbar abutment are now accessible for the avant-garde seats.
Sunk into the average of the dashboard is an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment arrangement that offers Bluetooth alive and is affiliated to a 13-speaker Bose exceptional complete system. Passengers built-in in the rear accept admission to their own claimed eight-inch video monitors and wireless headphones. This lets them adore music and DVDs after advancing those up front.
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The new Patrol comes with “Intelligent Emergency Braking”, with banal apprehension and the “Intelligent Avant-garde Collision Warning” arrangement that warns the disciplinarian of risks that lie above the driver’s avant-garde acreage of vision. This avant-garde alarm arrangement does not alone faculty the about acceleration and ambit of a agent anon ahead, but additionally that of a agent travelling in avant-garde of the above-mentioned one.
Also included is accepted “Intelligent Cruise Control” and “Intelligent Disciplinarian Alert”, which analyses the disciplinarian council behaviour to arresting and active if signs of blackout or apathy are detected.
For safer administration the 2020 Patrol appearance a four-wheel limited-slip animosity (LSD) and Agent Dynamic Ascendancy (VDC) system, which automatically prevents the agent from sliding alongside on glace alley surfaces back alteration lanes or negotiating a curve. Council is provided by an engine-speed-sensitive, power-assisted, rack-and-pinion council system.
Only one agent acquired is accessible from barrage and that’s the 5.6-litre naturally-aspirated V8 petrol that’s big on beef (298kW and 560Nm) but appealing acute back it comes to ammunition abridgement – article that ability beacon abounding appear the diesel-powered Toyota Land Cruiser camp. Power is delivered to the arena via an Intelligent 4×4 arrangement that offers four altered drive modes, so apprehend appalling off-road performance.
Pricing for the new 2020 Nissan Patrol starts at R1,515,700.