The automaker Nissan launched the 2021 Nissan Patrol NISMO recently which starts the next chapter of the brand’s performance. The launch was premiered all over the world via a virtual event at Expo 2020 Dubai.
This new race-inspired version of the iconic Patrol blends attractive looks with the improvement of the luxurious vehicle and the thrilling performance of a sports car. This SUV is now available to UAE customers. It begins a 1-year celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the birth of Nissan Patrol in 1951. Moreover, it extends the Nissan NEXT transformation journey, subsequent to the recent reveal of the brand new Nissan X-Terra. If you want to purchase used Nissan cars in Dubai, visit CarSwitch for the best deals.
Launch, drive and praise
The recent launch of the athletic and sporty Nissan Patrol NISMO showcases the automaker’s tradition of a motorsport brand. The Middle East has a long-standing love for high-performance vehicles which is why the Nissan Patrol has been engineered to meet the expectations of fans. If you seek a premium luxury vehicle, the legendary Nissan Patrol is for you. It packs the right amount of exhilaration and precise handling.
The exterior has been improved to allow the superior suspension and aerodynamics along with succeeding the zero lift force. It boasts ergonomic upgrades from the latest Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) features. The Managing Director of the Nissan Middle East, Thierry Sabbagh stated: “Since the launch of the NISMO brand in the region, we have listened to our customers to understand their evolving needs, and worked with our global teams to deliver a NISMO product that not only addresses customer demand, but also takes the iconic Patrol experience to a whole new level. With the 2021 Patrol NISMO, our customers can experience the thrill of handling a car with a racing spirit and turn heads as they glide through the streets.”
The launch moreover, highlights the undeniable demand for the NISMO brand in the UAE ever since it was introduced in 2016. Being the automaker’s performance brand, NISMO is responsible for all motorsport activities and especially the performance cars.
It is dedicated to offering an exhilarating riding experience with the tuned suspension having Bilstein shock absorbers. Made with top notch quality craftsmanship, the 2021 Nissan Patrol NISMO is now a part of the 370Z NISMO and the GT-R NISMO to deliver superior design, motorsport inspired ergonomics, unmatched handling and strong agility.
Thierry Sabbagh continued:
“The exciting enhancements to the 2021 Patrol NISMO make it the ultimate mark for performance, luxury and respect, and adds to our strong Patrol proposition and overall business strategy to ensure we remain a class apart in the region. We are proud to launch this product exclusively for our customers in the Middle East, especially as we mark the 70th anniversary of the Patrol- and look forward to seeing our customers discover what this eye-catching SUV has to offer.”
Exterior, additions and everything else
The alive and aggressive exterior of the vehicle is achieved with a new front fascia, new front lamps, a honeycomb 3D mesh which shows the SUV front V-motion Grille and horizontal chrome lines decorated with the NISMO emblem.
It has a symmetrical rear bumper which accentuates the width, tail lights, LED rear fog lights and dark chrome inserts. A breakthrough achievement in the SUV segment is the addition of a side duct to the front bumper for zero lift force.
This increased aerodynamics is maximized by the new roof spoiler and wheel weight reduction of 4.5 kg. The braking system is refined by the huge thermal capacity and the overall body framework allows superior handling at high speeds.
NIM Technology features offer peace to the drivers with the addition of Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Smart Rearview Mirror, Pedestrian Detection, High Beam Assist. The interior boasts the standard features of USB-A, USB-C, Apple CarPlay, black Alcantara steering wheel and wireless charging.
Engine is made by the powerful Takumi craftsmen team. The Nissan GT-R engines are made at Yokohama engine plant and it offers 428 hp and 560 Nm.
Summing it up
With a striking style, race-proven engineering and improved aerodynamics, the excellent 2021 Nissan Patrol SUV offers an unforgettable ride which sets you apart from the crowd. The car has gone on sale in UAE at the starting price of AED 385,000 inclusive of VAT.