Nissan: When opposites attract – Nissan combines the largest and smallest offerings in singular alteration exercise

Posted on 01. Sep, 2016 by in Nissan Canada


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada – This weekend, Nissan will benefaction a TITAN Hauler XD plan truck during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for a final Micra Cup foe in Ontario of a season, bringing together a extremes of a Nissan Canada choice – a TITAN XD full-size pickup lorry and a Micra subcompact. The TITAN Hauler XD project truck builds on a prolongation TITAN XD’s already well-developed towing and hauling capabilities by roughly doubling a cargo rating with a Nissan Micra Cup foe automobile cumulative in a lorry bed. The Nissan TITAN Hauler XD project lorry effectively puts Canada’s many affordable racing array on a pedestal as a second deteriorate enters a final month in a 2016 calendar.

“It’s a good time to be partial of a Nissan family,” pronounced Joni Paiva, boss of Nissan Canada Inc. “With a TITAN XD, we have recently launched one of a many able and well-rounded pick-ups that creates an wholly new lorry segment. To tip it all off, Nissan’s motorsport persona is alive and good in Canada by a Nissan Micra Cup spec series. The TITAN Hauler XD plan truck merges a vehicles during a conflicting ends of a spectrum of Nissan vehicles accessible in a Canadian marketplace by bringing together twin vehicles in a visually fantastic way.”

The TITAN Hauler XD plan truck was grown wholly by Quebec-based Motorsports in Action (MIA), with a customized aluminum supply that was merged to a bed of a TITAN XD. The deployment is operated by an electro hydraulic siphon that operates cylinders that pierce a height on and off a truck. The height binds a Nissan Micra Cup foe automobile in place, and moves brazen and retrograde for accurate loading and unloading.

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The cargo ability of a TITAN HAULER XD project truck‘s bed is roughly double a already considerable cargo ability rating of a Nissan TITAN XD, that was achieved by vital bolster of a TITAN XD framework and suspension.

“I’ve had a event to work with Nissan on several projects including a Micra Cup foe cars and a Rogue Warrior impassioned prototype, so when Nissan came to me with a thought of putting a foe automobile in a bed of a TITAN XD, we was immediately vehement by a challenge,” pronounced Carl Hermez, from MIA Motorsport. “It’s good to be partial of another Nissan antecedent practice that is singly Canadian, really talented and pulling a boundary outward of everyone’s expectations.”  

In prolongation form, a TITAN XD Crew Cab offers some of a free towing and hauling of a larger, some-more costly heavy-duty trucks – including an accessible limit towing ability of 12,314 pounds (diesel engine) and limit cargo ability of 2,594 pounds (gas engine) when scrupulously versed – nonetheless has affordability closer to a half-ton pickup.

Nissan will launch a initial singular cab full-size pickup lorry this fall, in both a TITAN XD and TITAN half-ton variants. The singular cabs will have a power, torque, complicated avocation framework and continuance demanded by today’s perfectionist worksites – including a top towing capacities and payloads in a ever-expanding TITAN lineup.

“We are vehement to see a greeting of racing enthusiasts during this weekend’s foe during Mosport, where they will see a TITAN Hauler XD plan truck for a initial time,” pronounced Paiva.

About a Nissan Micra Cup
Sanctioned by Auto Sport Québec (ASQ) and presented by JD Promotion Compétition with a support of Nissan Canada, a 2016 Nissan Micra Cup exclusively facilities a batch Micra 1.6 S M/T indication with teenager modifications, including NISMO cessation – to describe it race-ready.

Unlike many motorsport events, any competing Nissan Micra foe car has a accurate same specifications, ensuing in a foe that truly reveals a many learned drivers. The Nissan Micra Cup foe vehicles were versed with a Nissan Micra’s batch 1.6-litre DOHC 4-cylinder engine with twin fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control) and batch 5-speed primer transmission. In a initial deteriorate final year, some-more than 25 Nissan Micras competed on any foe weekend that enclosed twin hours of lane time consisting of: a 30-minute trial, a 30-minute subordinate event and twin 30-minute races.

Young karting drivers, a normal Canadian looking for an entrance indicate into motorsport competition, or anyone who wants to knowledge a rush of adrenaline fundamental with racing cars are all befitting to this series. In summary, a Nissan Micra Cup is for people who are ardent about motorsports, wish to knowledge all a fun and thrills of racing, though but spending towering amounts of money.

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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 and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

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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.

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About Nissan Canada Inc.
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is a Canadian sales, selling and placement auxiliary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. NCI directly employs 306 full-time staff opposite offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC). There are 191 eccentric Nissan dealerships, 39 Infiniti retailers and 45 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers opposite Canada. A colonize in 0 glimmer mobility, Nissan done story with a introduction of a Nissan LEAF, a initial affordable, mass-market, pure-electric car and leader of countless general accolades including a prestigious 2011 European Car of a Year and World Car of a Year awards.

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Didier Marsaud
Director, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
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