Nissan will use the 2022 SEMA present on this week in Las Vegas to current a Frontier pickup truck powered by a V-8 engine.
The automobile is strictly an idea, although we may even see it entered in Baja-style desert racing competitions because it was developed in partnership with Forsberg Racing, the racing staff of profitable drifter Chris Forsberg.
Referred to as the Nissan Nismo Off Highway Frontier V8 idea, the present truck packs a spread of components and equipment from the Nismo Off Highway vary that shall be obtainable at Nissan dealerships shortly. There are additionally some prototype components that Nissan might also put into manufacturing.
The idea relies on the redesigned 2022 Nissan Frontier and options the 5.6-liter V-8 present in Nissan’s Armada and Titan. The engine is nice for 400 hp in these fashions, however Nissan hasn’t stated what it generates within the idea. There’s an opportunity there is perhaps a number of further horses because the idea additionally sports activities a customized chilly air consumption and cat-back exhaust system.
Nissan Nismo Off Highway Frontier V8 idea
The truck has a strong stance because of a wide-body package that includes carbon-fiber entrance fenders and bedsides, plus a carbon hood. The package was obligatory to suit the truck’s wider suspension which adopts the decrease management arms, entrance spindles, wheel hubs, and rear axle from the Titan.
The suspension additionally options new higher management arms and Bilstein coil-over shocks, plus a brand new rear leaf spring pack with Bilstein exterior reservoir shocks. These tweaks assist enhance the experience peak and payload capability, Nissan stated.
Different upgrades embody 18-inch wheels with 295/70/18 mud-terrain tires, further lighting, and a Warn winch. There are additionally prototype components. The record contains the entrance bumper, rock rails, roof rack, and in-bed wheel carriers.
This yr’s SEMA present is scheduled for Nov. 1-4. Nissan will even use the present to current its new Z GT4 race automotive, a Z with Nismo equipment, and a Sunny Truck powered by a Nissan Leaf’s electrical setup.