Nissan unleashes contingent of “Winter Warrior” concepts
- Designed for full-size family adventures, a 2017 Armada offers new extraneous and interior designs, along with extended opening from new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed involuntary transmission
- Features class-exclusive* accessible reserve and confidence features, including Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Intervention, Backup Collision Intervention and Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection
- The new era of Nissan’s flagship SUV is due to arrive in summer 2016
- Will be on arrangement during Chicago’s McCormick Place, Feb. 13th by 21st
CHICAGO – Nissan debuted a all-new 2017 Armada full-size SUV this dusk before to a arriving coming during a 2016 Chicago Auto Show, a largest automobile uncover in North America. Nissan is also displaying a contingent of “Winter Warriors,” custom-built Pathfinder, Murano and Rogue models versed with special sleet marks in place of their wheels and tires.
The new Armada facilities a uninformed extraneous design, a gentle full-feature cabin, extended opening and an endless list of accessible reserve and preference facilities – including Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Backup Collision Intervention (BCI), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) and Distance Control Assist (DCA), Lane Departure Prevention (LDP), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Blind Spot Intervention (BSI) and Blind Spot Warning (BSW).
“With a introduction of a all-new, second-generation Armada full-size SUV, a final square of Nissan’s mutation of a SUV and crossover lineup falls into place following a new makeovers of a Pathfinder, Murano and Rogue models,” pronounced Phil O’Connor, Director, Chief Marketing Manager, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re quite unapproachable that with this new Armada we’re sourroundings a new customary in class, charity modernized reserve and confidence facilities customarily indifferent for most aloft labelled oppulance sedans or reward SUVs.”
The 2017 Nissan Armada
The new Armada also continues a nameplate’s repute for value and choice, charity a operation of 3 high-content class levels – SV, SL and Platinum – in both 2-wheel and 4-wheel expostulate configurations. In addition, a 2017 Armada offers an well-developed array of customary features, including Nissan Navigation with NavTraffic and NavWeather information (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately) and 8.0-inch tone display, exhilarated front seats and 13-speaker Bose® audio system.
The all-new Armada is built on a birthright of a Nissan Patrol, that has been a workhorse for a universe for many decades. While it is dictated essentially for family adventures here in North America, Armada stays loyal to a roots as a strong, durable and authentic full-size, 8-passenger SUV. As partial of a adventure-ready spirit, a new Armada offers customary towing ability of 8,500 pounds for both 4WD and 2WD models (when scrupulously equipped).
Armada’s redesigned physique facilities an assertive position with confidant V-motion front grille and customary LED low-beam headlights and signature LED Daytime Running Lights – progressing a prior generation’s rugged, jaunty picture though with combined contemporary style. In a rear, confidant multiple lights embody LED taillights.
Inside, a 2017 Armada combines style, roominess and reward interior comfort – including special importance on serenity and discerning interior cooling and heating. “Library level” interior sound levels (at idle) are achieved by a use of acoustic potion on a windshield and a front side windows, as good as by stretched use (versus a prior generation) of sound fullness materials.
The new Endurance V8, while progressing a same 5.6-liter banishment as a predecessor, offers an boost in horsepower to 390 from a prior 317, interjection in partial to a further of several modernized technologies – including new Direct Injection Gas (DIG™) and modernized VVEL (Variable Valve Event Lift) systems. Also new is a modernized 7-speed involuntary transmission, that replaces a prior 5-speed automatic.
Nissan Winter Warriors
Also approaching to attract eager crowds to a Nissan arrangement are a assertive Winter Warriors. Created in jubilee of a Chicago Auto Show, Nissan has given 3 of a renouned crossovers a small rival corner for winter pushing – formulating one-off versions of a renouned Pathfinder, Murano and Rogue versed with sets of heavy-duty sleet tracks.
All 3 Nissan Winter Warriors underline tradition heavy-duty lane systems with tradition matte-black finish frames. The sleet marks are 48 inches long, 30 inches high and 15 inches far-reaching and reinstate a vehicles’ wheels and tires. The suspensions and circle wells were mutated to fit a sleet tracks, though differently all drivetrain components, including a engines and Xtronic transmissions, are bureau fresh. Nissan Design America (NDA) combined a pattern thesis for a identical, tradition matte red-chrome physique wraps featuring a singular “track” pattern and Nissan “Winter Warrior” signage. A operation of Genuine Nissan Accessories are also propitious to a 3 Winter Warriors, including load area protectors, all-season building mats, roof rail crossbars and back fender protectors. They also any underline 9×9-foot induce tents for loyal hardcore winter camping enthusiasts.
Nissan SUV and crossovers have gifted record sales in new years. In 2015, Murano sales increasing 33 percent, while Rogue set an all-time record of some-more than 287,000 units – an boost of 44 percent. The sales movement has continued in 2016 with a record-setting month for Pathfinder, Rogue and Murano, to a balance of 5 percent, 26 percent and 46 percent increases, respectively.
Public days for a 2016 Chicago Auto Show, that is hold during McCormick Place, are Feb 13-21. For photography and additional information about a 2017 Nissan Armada and Nissan Winter Warriors, along with a finish lineup of 2016 Nissan vehicles, 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 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 a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
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*Comparison formed on 2017 Nissan Armada vs. latest in-market Ward’s Large Sport Utility shred (excluding extended length vehicles). Source: manufacturer’s website.