At the Buenos Aires car show, Nissan introduced the concept version of the Frontier pickup model. This is a sign that the 2018 Nissan Frontier is going through the process of improvement and redesign. The concept is presented under the name Nissan Frontier Attack. For his development, the development was credited with Nissan’s design center in Brazil. In all likelihood, in the upcoming period we can expect a serial version.
The Nissan Frontier belongs to the mid-size pickup model, and is represented on the US market. Named Nissan Navara, this model is being marketed in Europe, Asia and Australia. The new Nissan NP300 Navara has gone through a process of great advancement and redesign. Considering that Frontier has not undergone significant improvements over the previous period, said the concept could serve as an announcement of a future production model.
On the other hand, the 2016 model has been significantly improved in all segments. The proof of the excellent work of the company is that the Mercedes-Benz company decided to base its first pickup model on the new Nissan NP300 Navara.
The offer of powertrain has been expanded with the new 4-cylinder 2.8-liter Cummins diesel engine. This engine develops 200 horsepower and 475 Nm of torque, and comes in a kilometer with ZF 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission. In addition to this engine, they offer a 4-cylinder 2.5-liter petrol engine with 152 horsepower, as well as a 4.0-liter V6 petrol engine with 24 valves, which develops 261 horsepower. With these engines, a six-speed transmission and a 4×4 drive are planned.
The new Nissan Frontier is mounted on a RWD unibody chassis, featuring a typical bolder styling. They offer versions with different trim levels, which also depends on the price of the vehicle. The vehicle is equipped with state-of-the-art safety systems and driver assistance systems. There are ABLS, ABS, EBD and VDC systems, as well as the Electronic Locking Rear Differential-Pro 4-X system. Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control and Bilstein Off-road Performance Shocks are responsible for overcoming the most difficult terrain and obstacles in off-road driving.
Nissan Frontier Cummins Diesel
At the car show in Chicago 2014, Nissan introduced the Frontier DesertRunner Powered by Cummins pickup model. Following the model, a Nissan Frontier Diesel pickup was created. This model is adorned with a triangular exterior, a combination of black, red and silver. It is set to 16 inches. On the front wheels, the brake caliper in the red is highlighted, while the brake caliper on the rear wheels in silver. The hood of the vehicle is transparent, and through it a powerful Cummins diesel generator can be seen. Innovative and modern exterior design, perfectly follows the remarkable interior of the vehicle. He is distinguished by a great deal of detail from the skin. The overall impression that leaves the vehicle is a modern design and a notable amount of luxury.
The Nissan Frontier Cummins Diesel is launching, the already-mentioned 2.8-liter Cummins diesel engine with 200 horsepower and 475 Nm. This model brings great savings in fuel consumption, compared to versions with gasoline aggregates. For example, compared to a V6 petrol engine and a 2WD drive, Frontier Diesel has a lower fuel consumption of 35%.
Frontier Attack Concept
This ‘South American’ Frontier comes with a red exterior and numerous black elements, such as a hood, a front mask, mirrors, roof racks. There are also new wheels, also in black edition, with Yokohama tires. The vehicle also has protective elements, tinted lights, new thresholds.
Inside the cabin there are noticeable black seats with red seams and an “Attack” logo, a 6.2-inch touchscreen, navigation, and gloss black details in the interior. Also, there are Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control and Vehicle Dynamic Control systems.
Under the hood is a 2.3-liter diesel engine with 190 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. It comes in combination with a six-speed manual transmission and four-wheel drive.
2018 Nissan Frontier Price
Compared to its predecessor, the price for the 2018 Nissan Frontier will remain at the same level. The price for the new model ranges from $ 18,500 to $ 25,500. Of course, the price is conditioned by the level of equipment, as well as the choice of the drive unit.