As one of the very first 4×4 cars by Nissan, the new generation of the Patrol can count on its reputation to sell, f course in the certain parts of the world that it’s recognized! And the region that it’s best recognized in, is middle east and more precisely UAE, that’s why they decided to unveil the car in Abu Dhabi. It is actually designed with an Arab’s needs in mind, so before everything, it has 7 full size seats!
The 2010 Nissan Patrol clearly guns for the best-selling full size SUV of that market which is indeed Toyota Land Cruiser. It even gets a very identical V8 engine which at 5.6-liter develops 400hp and 550Nm of torque and is mated to a new 7-speed automatic transmission optimized for off-roading and backed by a sophisticated all-wheel-drive system.
The Patrol’s 4×4 system comes with Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control. The suspenison is also designed to boost the car’s off-road capabilities so it’s equipped with Hydraulic Body Motion Control System (HBMC), which keeps the car flatter with less body roll during lane-changing and cornering, while delivering a comfortable ride in city driving and superb stability on rugged and sandy tracks.
It also comes with a new Tyre Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), hydraulic brake booster and a 4-piston opposed front caliper setup with larger 358mm front discs.
There os also no shortage of luxuriousness in the new Patrol! You get a new multi-screen DVD entertainment system with two rear-facing TVs, one 7-inch monitor embedded into each front seat headrest, six airbags, a new climate control system with the curtain vent which has many tiny vents in the ceiling above each side window to blow a strong current of cool air down forming a curtain of air, and a cool box!