NISSAN’S award-winning Navara is taking a trans-Atlantic trip to the spiritual home of the pickup truck later this month. There it will do battle in a gruelling off-road event that will push its ‘tough and smart’ credentials to the limit.
The rugged Nissan Navara – current holder of the prestigious International Pickup Award – is taking part in the Rebelle Rally. An annual week-long stage-race, it’s a 2,000 km test of driving and navigation skill through the stunning deserts of California and Nevada, USA. Continue Reading
The Nissan Navara Double Cab is a fusion for those who appreciate a big SUV style, with the ability to play nice on those weekend family outings. The Navara is more than a workhorse, it has a one tonne carry capacity and the tenacity of any heavy-duty SUV, but with the ability to float across bumps like a car. ‘It’s no car, but if being car-like was the aim, Nissan has done a fine job. The suspension oddly works better at higher speeds, so rutted country roads tend to be dealt with fairly well at national speed limits.’ Autoexpress.co.uk, 2017.
Although a highly competitive sector, the new Nissan Navara has come out on top in the pick-up category in the 2017 WhatVan? Awards. Positioning against some big rivals such as the Mitsubishi L200, the Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok, WhatVan? awarded best pick-up to the Nissan Navara for upgrades in styling, engineering, fuel efficiency and technology to name a few. It’s still a tough pick-up, but a lot more sophisticated than others in its class.
“Nissan is best known by its customers as the maker of capable 4x4s and breakthrough crossovers. This new Navara NP300 represents the fusion of those two realms of excellence to deliver a truly breakthrough pickup truck that combines rugged 4×4 toughness with the sophistication and efficiency of a Crossover.” – Ponz Pandikuthira, Director of Light Commercial Vehicles for Nissan Europe.
With days on end of non-stop rain, we’ve all had to brave the weather this week, but thousands of miles away there is one man who is really facing the elements. Paul Lloyd, our General Manager at West Way Nissan Manchester, is trekking through the North African terrain to raise funds for the Parachute Regiment Afghanistan Trust. Continue Reading