The Nissan Patrol Warrior has been conceptualized in new renderings.
Late last year, the announcement was finally dropped that a Prem car tuned 2023 Nissan Petrol Warrior On the way, the big V8 SUV gets a milder look and a range of performance-focused changes.
Details of the announcement can be found in an emerging story below, but in the meantime, we wondered what the new Hero SUV would look like – so we tasked our colleague Theotel with imagining it for ourselves. handed over
Of course, we already know that the new variant will have side-exit exhausts – an incredible change in itself, really – with big black flares on its wheel arches.
Little is known about its design at the moment, so we’ve relied on some healthy speculation for the rest. Key among the tweaks are a purposeful skid plate up front and some Nasmo-inspired elements at the rear.
What do you think of this look – does it mean enough, or are you expecting more? Let us know in the comments below!
It probably won’t be long until we see some serious aftermarket power modifications to the Warrior, either…
The story here
September 2022: Patrol Warrior confirmed.
- V8 Petrol Warrior Confirmed!
- Tough off-roader to rival the 300 GR Sport
- Australia developed and changed.
More details of the Nissan Patrol Warrior have been confirmed after years of speculation and teasing.
The Petrol Warrior will take around 12 months to go on sale, rather late in the petrol off-roader’s life cycle. When it hits the road, expect a rival to the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Series GR Sport.
The Premcar’s Warrior treatment will be similar to the petrol, but we can expect additional ground clearance via a suspension lift, underbody protection and the same all-terrain Cooper AT3s fitted to the Navaras. Black badging and a sticker kit will likely end the treatment.
The best bit? It looks like the Petrol Warrior will have a two-way exit. For us to hear the full glory of this 5.6-litre direct injection petrol V8.
However, don’t expect any crazy power upgrades from the factory.
Despite the exhaust mods, it sounds like – just like the Navara – 298kW/560Nm output of the petrol Will remain untouchable in the name of credibility.
The petrol Warrior will become the third Warrior product alongside the original Navara Pro-4X Warrior and the recently introduced Navara SL Warrior.
Why a Patrol Warrior now?
gave The Y62 petrol will enter its 10th year on sale in Australia next year.but it’s showing no signs of slowing in numbers with a new sales record in March 2022.
Wherever Nissan and Premcar’s Navara Warrior project has proven successful, almost every vehicle has found a home by being converted to Warrior spec.
Nissan Australia’s managing director, Adam Peterson, may be Canadian, but he’s learning to love the premium car’s uniquely Australian off-road modifications, saying: “I have no doubt that it will be a huge success..
“The Warrior program, our collaboration with Premcar, has already proved hugely popular in Australia, and a new version of the already highly capable Nissan Petrol is a vehicle that, like many Australians, will drive. Can’t wait.
“Our collaboration with Premcar is about developing vehicles that are perfectly suited to Australian consumers and conditions.”
The images in this article show that the development of the Patrol Warrior is already at a fairly advanced stage. Stay tuned for more updates.