2017 Nissan Patrol Super Safari Y61

Turning every trip into a bliss ride!

"Heavily sculpted fenders and alloy wheels enhance the vehicle's dominant stance."

"Nissan Patrol Super Safari classifies the durability of Nissan SUVs!" said Issam.

"You can immediately feel the luxury of the new camel leather seats, along with the new wood grain interior trims."

"Nissan revives its iconic Patrol Super Safari to tame the deserts of the region."

Nissan announced the rebirth of its legendary Patrol Super Safari in the Middle East, one of the most coveted off-road vehicles ever sold in the region. The Patrol Super Safari's longstanding heritage in the region has lasted with every passing generation, achieving iconic status among gulf nationals and expats alike.

The re-imagined Nissan Patrol Super Safari retains all the elements that have elevated the vehicle to iconic status such as the rugged design and the off road capability, while delivering a modern approach that is complimented by the special upgrades and enhancements that add to its usability and visual appeal. It marries legendary off-road capability with modern day comfort and innovation that truly excites. Designed to be a remarkable off-road vehicle while maintaining all the comforts of a road going full size SUV, the Patrol Super Safari incorporates some of the latest innovation and features that Nissan customers have come to expect.

Major Highlights
The 2017 Patrol Super Safari boasts all-new tan leather seats and door trim with eight-way power seats for the driver and four-way for the front passenger. New driver aids include a navigation system as well as front and rear parking sensors with rear view camera, Bluetooth, USB, CD, auxiliary input socket and FM/AM radio to complete the in-car entertainment offering. The vehicle comes equipped with automatic climate control and a built-in, refrigerated cool box.

Building on the iconic Super Safari model, the New Nissan Patrol Super Safari enjoys the legendary exterior design which has distinguished it from other Patrol models and made it one of the most recognized icons of modern off-road vehicles. Distinctive machine-cut 17-inch black alloy wheels, dual-tone body colors, flared fenders, a rear spoiler and a Super Safari body stripe all build on its iconic looks.

The Patrol Super Safari boasts a 4.8-liter DOHC in-line six-cylinder engine producing 280 horsepower and a mighty 451 Nm of torque, which allows it to power up dunes or tow heavy objects with ease. The engine is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission with manual mode. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) keep everything on the straight and narrow while driving on the highway.

Dual front airbags, ABS, an immobilizer and cruise control are among the other features contributing to both safety and driver convenience, while the vehicle boasts rear locking differentials, an electric front winch, as well as front and rear tow hooks as standard equipment for desert use.

Verdict
As for the people living in the Middle East region, there is a special affection and love for the Nissan Patrol. How would it be if the company decided to re-launch the Super Safari on the Y61 model? It is surely an off-roader that you can easily take out to the desert for dune bashing. It's the passionate devotion of the Middle East customers which encouraged Nissan to re-launch the 2017 Nissan Patrol Super Safari in the market! The Patrol Super Safari can be had from AED 181,000 ($49,270), in the United Arab Emirates.

Pros: Desert adventurous, off-road capabilities, enhanced interior with infotainment system
Cons: Fuel economy, expected the Super Safari on the Y62
Rivals: Toyota Land Cruiser, Mitsubishi Pajero, Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
one word: adventurous
3.5 stars

Specs
4.8L 6-cylinder in-line DOHC engine, 280 hp, 451 Nm
4WD, 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode

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