Nissan: Nissan TITAN XD PRO-4X “Project Basecamp” debuts during Overland Expo 2017 WEST

  • “Project Basecamp” designed for self-sustaining scrutiny of backcountry, able of holding on any meridian or turf in a trail
  • Built on a substructure of a imperishable Nissan TITAN XD PRO-4X, anchored by a absolute Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel rated during 310 horsepower and a large 555 lb-ft of torque
  • Key modifications embody 3-inch lift kit, bed cage, stargazer tent, light bar and 35-inch tires
  • Overland Expo 2017 WEST runs May 12-14 during Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, Arizona

2017 Nissan TITAN XD Press Kit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Nissan currently took a wraps off a specifically mutated 2017 TITAN XD PRO-4X 4×4 called “Project Basecamp1.” Designed as a dream plan car for overlanding enthusiasts, it will be on arrangement this weekend during a Overland Expo 2017 WEST, one of a premier annual overlanding events in a country. The Overland Expo combines overlanding training classes and demonstrations with an endless trade uncover of camping, outdoor, car and motorcycle equipment.

“Overlanding is an sparkling form of outside adventuring, holding participants into infrequently impassioned turf and meridian conditions,” pronounced Fred Diaz, multiplication clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re regulating a Project Basecamp to showcase a TITAN XD PRO-4X model’s intensity as a ideal height for lorry owners meditative of holding their adventures to a subsequent level.”

Project Basecamp started as a batch TITAN XD PRO-4X Crew Cab – true from a Canton, Mississippi bureau floor. “With a complicated avocation blurb lorry ladder frame, torque-monster Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine, innovative bed facilities and full-feature 5-passenger interior, a TITAN XD PRO-4X would be some-more than adequate for standard off-road adventuring. However, overlanding is anything though typical,” pronounced Diaz.

The TITAN XD PRO-4X Project Basecamp showcases some-more than 60 aftermarket tools and accessories from some of a heading manufacturers in a overlanding field, formulating an radically self-contained, self-sustaining “basecamp” for exploring a backcountry.

The mutation to Project Basecamp started with some new “hiking boots” in a form of limit off-road-traction 35×12.50×17 tires mounted on 17-inch beadlock aluminum-alloy wheels. A special 3-inch lift pack provides additional tire clearway during any corner, and a cessation was given an additional turn of bulletproofing with atmosphere springs, an air-leveling compressor and more.

While a TITAN XD PRO-4X presents a absolute participation in bureau form, Project Basecamp perceived a small beefier demeanour to element a new, some-more assertive car stance. The list of extraneous modifications includes tradition front and back bumpers, assertive buffer flares and cab-length stone sliders, tradition hood, light bar and follow lights with haze and mark lights. A winch complement with remote mountain and quick-connect cables was tucked underneath a tradition front bumper. A tradition vinyl hang finished a initial stage.

Next came a overlander presence essentials – a Leitner Designs Overland bed cage, Rhino Rack Pioneer shelve complement and Foxwing Awning, CVT Tents Mt. Rainier Stargazer tent and vestibule, and Black Forest unstable Fridge Freezer, along with H2O canisters and fuel packs from Daystar, shovels, puncture pack from ARB and more.

Capping off Project Basecamp is a tradition Patriot Camper X2 Off Road Adventure Trailer with relating vinyl wrap. The trailer has been configured to embody all a camper could desire. When entirely loaded, a X1 is able of carrying some-more than two-thirds a possess weight, that is expertly distributed for increasing off-road stability. The X1’s impassioned depart angle, altogether length and low, far-reaching lane allows for well-spoken towing, and tractable atmosphere cessation keeps this TITAN good transparent of rocks and debris.

“With a entirely versed Project Basecamp, it’s tough to confirm either removing there or staying there is some-more fun,” combined Diaz. “We can’t wait to hear a greeting of participants during a Overland Expo.”

The Nissan TITAN XD PRO-4X Project Basecamp will be creation additional appearances this open and summer during outside journey shows and exhibitions. A full list of Project Basecamp accessories and suppliers can be found here.

For some-more information on a finish 2017 Nissan car lineup, greatfully revisit www.NissanNews.com.


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About a 2017 Nissan TITAN XD
The 2017 Nissan TITAN XD Diesel shakes adult a rarely rival full-size pickup shred with a confidant pattern and capabilities that interest out a singular position in a shred between normal heavy-duty and light-duty entries. It offers a free towing and hauling of a larger, some-more costly heavy-duty trucks – including an accessible limit towing ability of 12,640 pounds and limit cargo ability of 2,420 pounds (when scrupulously equipped) – nonetheless has a fuel-efficiency and affordability closer to a half-ton pickup.

Like all 2017 TITAN models, a TITAN XD is lonesome by “America’s Best Truck Warranty”2 on a 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first.

For a 2017 indication year, TITAN XD adds a new Single Cab chronicle to a existent Crew Cab physique configuration. Also for a new indication year are several new choice packages, including a SV Leather Package, Texas TITAN Edition, SL Chrome Package and Platinum Reserve Bed Utility Package. A new TITAN XD King Cab joins a lineup in Jun 2017.

The TITAN XD Diesel is anchored by a absolute Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel rated during 310 horsepower and a 555 lb-ft of torque. The Cummins diesel is a initial blurb focus of a new Cummins M2 two-stage turbo system, that helps revoke normal turbo-lag by pointing balancing between high-pressure and low-pressure turbos. The law Rotary Turbine Control provides plain opening opposite a powerband and manages empty gas temperatures. Helping hoop a energy and torque of a engine is a heavy-duty 6-speed Aisin A466ND involuntary smoothness grown and tuned exclusively for a TITAN XD.

The 2017 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab Diesel is accessible in 5 well-equipped trim levels – S, SV, PRO-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve. All are offering with a choice of 4×2 or 4×4 expostulate configurations, solely for a PRO-4X model, that is accessible exclusively as a 4×4. The 2017 Nissan TITAN XD Single Cab Diesel is offering in S and SV class levels and 4×2 or 4×4 expostulate configurations.

The Nissan TITAN XD Diesel is fabricated in Canton, Mississippi, with engines fabricated in Indiana.

About Nissan North America 
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co. 
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 

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