Nissan: Calling All TITANs: Nissan donates "Ultimate Parks TITAN" to Grand Canyon Service Conservancy by partnership with National Park Foundation

Posted on 18. May, 2019 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan’s purpose-driven Calling All TITANs debate continues with a concession of a Ultimate Parks TITAN1 to a Grand Canyon Conservancy in partnership with a National Park Foundation
  • The tradition TITAN XD Gas is specifically designed for a needs of a Grand Canyon Conservancy
  • Along with a high-utility tradition use physique lorry bed, a Ultimate Parks TITAN includes a tradition off-road support trailer
  • Ultimate Parks TITAN will be on arrangement during annual Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Ariz. May 17–19

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In a Grand Canyon’s 100th year anniversary as a inhabitant park, there is another means for celebration. Nissan currently suggested a Ultimate Parks TITAN, a purpose-built park support car that will be donated to a Grand Canyon Conservancy by Nissan TITAN’s partnership with a National Park Foundation.

The Ultimate Parks TITAN will be used to support a organization’s Canyon Field School, a partnership between Grand Canyon Conservancy and a National Park Service that offers singular opportunities for girl to knowledge a good outdoor in a heights and inlet of Grand Canyon National Park. Also by Nissan TITAN’s support, a Arizona Conservation Corps becomes a grantee of a National Park Foundation and will work to correct trails and park infrastructure during Grand Canyon National Park this summer.

“Nissan is unapproachable to support a superb work being performed, trail-by-trail, campsite-by-campsite, by partners like a National Park Foundation, Grand Canyon Conservancy and Arizona Conservation Corps,” pronounced Tiago Castro, director, Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. “This custom-built TITAN XD 4×4 and trailer should assistance make their vicious work in remote areas of a park a small easier, safer and hopefully even a small some-more comfortable.”

The Ultimate Parks TITAN is a final mutated TITAN donated to inhabitant nonprofit partners as partial of a Calling All TITANs campaign. The others embody a Ultimate Service TITAN for a American Red Cross and a Ultimate Work TITAN combined for  Habitat for Humanity.

The Ultimate Parks TITAN build, like a prior dual projects, started with an bargain of a specific tasks during hand. For use in a Grand Canyon National Park, that is famous for areas mostly reached usually by container mules, sure-footed traction and fit bucket carrying were priorities. The Ultimate Parks TITAN is built off of a 2019 Nissan TITAN XD Gas PRO-4X Crew Cab and is designed to ride 5 people and a horde of park apparatus low into a Grand Canyon National Park’s remote areas.

As in all 2019 Nissan TITAN XD Gas PRO-4X Crew Cab trucks, a Ultimate Parks TITAN is powered by Nissan’s 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine, rated during 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque. All-terrain traction is supposing by an modernized four-wheel expostulate complement featuring a send box designed to safeguard limit energy placement in each gear. It distributes torque to both ends and provides four-wheel expostulate when combined traction is needed. Like all TITAN XD PRO-4X models, a Ultimate Parks TITAN includes an modernized electronic locking back differential that helps boost traction.

Durable off-road opening facilities embody Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist and Brake Limited-Slip Differential (BLSD). An off-road sign uses accelerometer information to calculate a vehicle’s representation and hurl angles – an vicious further for turf that is occasionally flat.

Adding additional clearway for traversing over rocks, boulders or other obstructions is an ICON 3-inch cessation lift pack and Hellwig Air Suspension. To assistance enter and exit a now aloft cabin, AMP BedSteps were added. The Ultimate Parks TITAN also rides on new, high-traction 35-inch Nitto Trail Grappler tires mounted on Method 701 Trail Series wheels.

Next, a imperishable TITAN XD’s heavy-duty entirely boxed steel support was extended to fit a CM Truck Beds tradition use body. Tucked behind a ample 5-person TITAN XD Crew Cab physique is a array of locking compartments, storage bins, apparatus racks and tie-downs, including a Rhino Rack Pioneer Tray and EGR buffer flares. The extended support also accommodates a 55-gallon fuel tank and RotopaX fuel dungeon – given refueling opportunities are few and distant between low inside a park.

“The Ultimate Parks TITAN is a earthy phenomenon of a support Nissan is providing to parks and park champions seashore to coast,” pronounced Will Shafroth, boss of a National Park Foundation. “From a Grand Canyon, to a Great Smokies, to Glacier Bay in Alaska, Nissan’s support bolsters a vicious work of internal partners joining girl to parks and use corps assisting to revive these appreciated places.”

Housed inside a use bed are a operation of special correct collection and equipment, including a Miller EnPak welder, atmosphere compressor and generator. Completing a apparatus list are a WARN Industries ZEON Platinum 12-S Winch for removing a car out of parsimonious or low traction spots. Also enclosed are tradition Baja Designs worksite lighting and Addictive Desert Designs HoneyBadger front bumper.

In a tradition of make-up it in and make-up it out, a Black Series Camper off-road trailer provides additional bucket capacity. Other useful facilities of a specifically given trailer embody a CargoGlide bedslide, Leitner Designs bed rack, Rhino Rack Batwing shutter and CVT tough bombard tent.

The Ultimate Parks TITAN’s limit load is rated during 2,990 pounds with a limit towing rating2 of 11,680 pounds – so holding a trailer full of apparatus and reserve is no problem. Among a list of TITAN XD’s accessible towing aids are an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Tow/Haul Mode with Downhill Speed Control and a Trailer Light Check complement that allows one-person hook-up operation – checking spin signals, stop lights and running/clearance lights from inside a TITAN cab or with a pivotal fob.

Literally jacket adult a Ultimate Parks TITAN build is a tradition full physique and trailer wrap. The singular pattern facilities topographical lines from a north edge of a Grand Canyon set opposite a National Park Foundation signature blue background.

“The Ultimate Parks TITAN is as considerable a car as a work supposing by a Grand Canyon Conservancy in one of a many extraordinary inhabitant parks in a country,” combined Castro. “We can’t wait for it to be put to work by a well-developed group and women improving a inhabitant parks each day.”

The Ultimate Parks TITAN will be on arrangement during a 2019 Overland Expo West, May 17 by 19, during Ft. Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Ariz.

For some-more information on a Calling All TITANs campaign, a 2019 TITAN, TITAN XD and a finish Nissan car lineup, greatfully revisit NissanNews.com.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online during www.nissanusa.com and www.infinitiusa.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites nissannews.com and infinitinews.com.

About National Park Foundation
The National Park Foundation is a central gift of America’s inhabitant parks and nonprofit partner to a National Park Service. Chartered by Congress in 1967, a National Park Foundation raises private supports to assistance strengthen some-more than 84 million acres of inhabitant parks by vicious charge and refuge efforts and bond all Americans with their exquisite healthy landscapes, colourful culture, and abounding history. Find out some-more and turn a partial of a inhabitant park village during nationalparks.org.

About Grand Canyon Conservancy
Grand Canyon Conservancy is a central nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, lifting private funds, doing sell shops within a park, and providing premier guided educational programs about a healthy and informative story of a region. Our supporters account projects including trails and ancestral building preservation, educational programs for a public, and a insurance of wildlife and their healthy habitat. Grand Canyon Conservancy inspires people to strengthen and raise Grand Canyon National Park for benefaction and destiny generations. For some-more information, revisit grandcanyon.org.

 

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1. Ultimate Parks TITAN is a plan car not accessible for purchase. Includes non-Nissan accessories that are not fitting by Nissan. Cargo and bucket ability singular by weight and distribution. Always secure cargo. Heavy loading of a car with cargo, generally on a roof, will impact a doing and fortitude of a vehicle.
2. 11,680 lbs. limit towing ability when scrupulously equipped. Towing ability varies by configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information.

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