Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) hopes to change the game this 2018. As such, the Japanese brand launched four new vehicles in one night to prove how serious they are with their goals.
NPI introduced the Urvan Premium S. The upgraded seven-seater van comes with a dealer option luxury kit, which includes 4 captain seats with leather cladding, a new seven-inch entertainment unit, and dual 10.1-inch headrest monitor. It also has cup holders and a double overhead cabinet for storing cups and extra items.
Aside from that, the Japanese carmaker unveiled the third instalment of the Juke N-Style. Unlike the previous N-Style, this model has a sporty look thanks to its NISMO white and red paint scheme. It also has a lower front diffuser and red accents on the bumper, headlights, and side view mirror that pay homages to NISMO’s motorsport heritage. Inside, the Juke N-Style has Sport fabric seats with a red and black theme which highlights red door trim.
The new Patrol Royale also made its debut. It comes with an upgraded engine that Nissan boasts to have 79 hp and 33 Nm of torque more than the previous model. Moreover, it’s paired with a new seven-speed automatic transmission.
Nissan shocked many with the surprise Philippine debut of the GT-R NISMO. Compared to the current model already available locally, the GT-R NISMO has a more aerodynamic bumper which generates more downforce while being able to cool the front brakes. This version of “Godzilla” – as fans call it – also possesses a larger carbon fiber rear wing to help it stay glued to the ground. After all, the GT-R NISMO comes with a powerful 600 hp engine that squeezes 652 Nm of torque.
2017 was a record-breaking year for Nissan. Not only were we able to launch new models in competitive segments, but we were also able to expand our foothold across the country and achieve our largest sales record of 25,000 vehicles growing by 48% versus the previous year. These inspire us to set the bar higher and change the game this 2018, starting with new vehicles that will surely shake up the industry.
Apart from these 4 models, NPI teased that they will be launching a fifth model soon, which will have its official debut on February 8, 2018.