Video has been captured of the next-generation Nissan Patrol sporting heavy camouflage whereas testing within the Center East.
Snapped by Motoring.Qa, the Patrol prototype options extra squared-off tail lights and new slimline LED headlights.
Nissan is remaining tight-lipped on when it’ll reveal the Y63 Patrol.
Abroad, Infiniti has been spied testing a next-generation model of its QX80 – a restyled, extra upmarket model of the Patrol – forward of an anticipated debut in mid-2024.
Automotive Information reviews the QX80 – which was discontinued domestically in 2019 – will scrap its V8 engine for a twin-turbo six-cylinder engine that produces 335kW of energy which is up from 298kW.
Ought to the Patrol additionally undertake this engine, it could additionally comply with the rival Toyota LandCruiser 300 Sequence in ditching V8 energy.
Each the Patrol and QX80 use the identical boxy physique form with largely beauty modifications just like the headlights, tail lights and inside design.
Nissan has offered the Y62 Patrol since 2010. It is usually offered in some markets, just like the US, because the Armada.
The left-hand drive Armada’s inside was up to date for 2021 to incorporate a brand new 12.3-inch infotainment system, wi-fi charging, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto configuration.
Whereas the right-hand drive Patrol obtained the exterior updates utilized to the Armada, it caught with its outdated 2010-vintage inside. It lacks trendy options like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Final yr, a report from Nikkei Asia claimed Nissan has ended growing inside combustion engines for the European market and can part out growth for Chinese language and Japanese markets as effectively.
Nissan will reportedly proceed “restricted” growth of petrol engines for the US market, primarily to be used in pickup vehicles, the place its Nissan Frontier is the fifth best-selling ute inside its section.
It’s reported the model will nonetheless proceed the event of recent hybrid powertrains.