Nissan: New Tennessee-sourced 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 Gasoline Engine to Power Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD

Posted on 17. Dec, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

 

  • Advanced Endurance® V8 produces 390 horsepower, 401 lb-ft of torque; will be permitted in both TITAN and TITAN XD
  • Joins award-winning Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel to spin out “every duty” TITAN XD engine lineup
  • V8 gasoline-powered TITAN XD Crew Cab goes on sale in early open 2016, following this month’s attainment of TITAN XD diesel models

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan announced currently that a new 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 gasoline engine, fabricated in Decherd, Tennessee, will be permitted in a all-new TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickup trucks, completing a initial proviso of a “American TITAN” story. The engine facilities four-valves per cylinder, Variable Valve Event Lift and Direct Injection, and is rated during 390 horsepower @ 5,800 rpm and 401 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm.

The gasoline-powered engine joins a award-winning Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel in early open 2016 to spin out a engine offerings for a all-new Nissan XD full-size pickup, that stakes out a singular position in a shred between normal heavy-duty and light-duty entries. The confidant new pattern combines a capabilities of a heavy-duty hauler with a drivability and affordability of a light-duty pickup.

“With this new engine, Nissan TITAN XD business will have a event to make a choice that is best for their towing and hauling needs – possibly a all-new Endurance V8 or a Cummins® diesel – dual offerings that we won’t find on any other lorry on a marketplace today,” pronounced Rich Miller, arch product specialist, TITAN, Nissan North America, Inc. “It’s going to be a tough preference for TITAN XD business between these dual really durable, able engines.”

While a new Endurance V8 shares a banishment with a previous-generation V8 commissioned in Titan, that is where a similarities end. The new engine facilities 390 horsepower (up from 317) and 401 lb-ft of torque (up from 385), along with Nissan’s modernized VVEL (Variable Valve Event Lift) technology, that combines hydraulic-controlled non-static valve timing and electronically tranquil non-static valve lift on a intake and empty sides to yield high opening and frail response. Throttle response is extended by directly determining a intake valve, rather than regulating a normal process of determining intake with a stifle valve, and valve timing and opening with non-variable camshafts.

The new engine also facilities Direct Injection Gas (DIG™) technology, that provides softened wide-open stifle opening and softened fuel economy and emissions opening (versus a non-direct-injection system) by shortening engine knock, improving explosion fortitude and charity accurate injection control. An 11.2:1 application ratio is supposing by a new piston design, helping altogether engine potency and opening (previous Titan: 9.8:1) and a Multi Control Valve (MCV) assists in handling a engine’s thermal potency softened than a normal thermostat. 

TITAN XD models versed with a Endurance V8 engine will be given with a new 7-speed automatic, that facilities Adaptive Shift Control and Downshift Rev Matching. 

More information on a Endurance V8 and 7-speed involuntary will be permitted closer to a early open 2016 on-sale date.

About TITAN XD
The all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup has been named one of 3 finalists for a 2016 North American Truck/Utility of a Year (NATOY) and was also recently named “Truck of Texas” by a Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in their annual 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo, that puts a industry’s best trucks, SUVs and CUVs by a exhausting two-day analysis during a ancestral Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch, Texas. In further to a competition’s tip award, Truck of Texas, a new TITAN XD won 3 other honors – Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas, Off-Road Pickup Truck of Texas and Best Powertrain for a permitted Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine.

The TITAN XD’s prolonged list of innovative permitted technologies embody 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 – including checking spin signals, stop lights and running/clearance lights. Assisting trailer hook-ups is a RearView Monitor with Trailer Guides. TITAN XD also offers an permitted Around View® Monitor (AVM), that provides a singular “bird’s eye” perspective of a surrounding area to assistance with parking and pulling in and out of parsimonious spaces. The complement includes Moving Object Detection (MOD). Two trailer hitches are available, including an integrated gooseneck join engineered into a support and simply permitted in a bed.

The TITAN XD is offering in 5 class levels: S, SV, SL, Platinum Reserve and a sporty PRO-4X class with customary off-road facilities such as 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with all-terrain off-road tires, Bilstein off-road startle absorbers, electronic locking back differential and movement plates. The TITAN XD Platinum Reserve class facilities reward leather-appointed exhilarated seating, dim chrome extraneous trim, two-tone paint treatment, leather-wrapped steering circle with timber insert, 20-inch dim chrome aluminum-alloy wheels and most more.

Following a launch of a 2016 TITAN XD Crew Cab in December, a new TITAN will be offering in 3 cab configurations, dual support sizes, 3 powertrain offerings and 5 class levels. More information on a full lineup will be permitted during a after date.

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 Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on the products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit the website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 

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Nissan Truck, SUV Crossover Communications
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