Nissan Armada Features New Infiniti-Like Design and The Same Engine

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The Japanese manufacturer officially shared information on the modernized full-size SUV Nissan Armada of the 2017 model year. It’s no secret that in the North American market new generation of the massive Nissan Patrol SUV is sold under the name Armada. Everyone knows that everything that is already outdated comes to an end and an era of newness is coming – this car has acquired a new look and at the same time a new model year.

The novelty is equipped with a traditional V-Motion radiator grille, which looks very impressive, with optics filled with LEDs, additional chrome trim, ventilated wings and a 390-horsepower V8 power unit with a capacity of 5.6 liters. Presentation of the new SUV will be held at the Auto Show in Chicago.

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Almost Infiniti

The novelty in its exterior has much in common with the Infiniti QX80. As was mentioned above, Armada 2017 received a new radiator grille made in the company’s brand style, lighting equipment from LEDs, ventilation holes on the wings, chrome trim, acoustic front glass, which will improve passenger comfort several times. The car will acquire new alloy wheels, the size of which will be from 20 to 22 inches, at the request of the buyer.

Trim Levels

In the automotive market of North America, a modernized SUV will be available in three trim levels: Platinum, SL and SV. At the moment it was possible to learn that the top equipment will be equipped with front seats with ventilation and heating, fully leather interior, heated steering wheel and second-row seats, entertainment system for passengers of the second row with 7-inch monitors.

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7 seats

Inside the advanced seven-seat Armada you can see a beautiful finish of wood, a metal accent and an advanced set of equipment. Namely: heated front seats, modern acoustic Bose, including thirteen speakers, as well as entertainment and information complex with a touch-screen 8-inch screen.

In addition to this, already in the initial configuration, the model will receive various auxiliary functions and safety systems, including a system that will alert the driver to a possible frontal collision, around-the-clock system and other modern technologies that can be called basic for such cars.

When developing the salon, engineers and designers focused on comfort and increased free space, so you can safely hope that the amount of free space will be slightly increased.

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Good Old V8

Nissan Armada will receive a powerful V8 engine, which was borrowed from the delightful Infiniti QX80. The power unit is designed for 5.6 liters, and its maximum power is 390 hp. It must be said that the previous version of the car was equipped with a 317 horsepower engine. With the new twin engine, an automatic seven-speed transmission and an optional all-wheel drive system will work.

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2017 Nissan Armada will probably have all new features expected. The appearance of the new V6 turbocharged engine is questionable.

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