The new Nissan Navara SL Warrior has began hitting dealerships this week, with round 200 of the extra reasonably priced Warrior fashions set to be delivered to prospects earlier than the tip of the August.
The native meeting and modification of the Navara Pro-4X and SL Warrior fashions is completed by Premcar in Victoria, with Nissan Australia seeing robust demand for each fashions.
Speaking to CarExpert on the launch of the Nissan Z this week, Nissan Australia managing director Adam Paterson mentioned production of each Warrior fashions has now ramped up from round 35-38 every week to round 65 every week.
“Based on demand from prospects now we have increased [Navara Warrior supply] to the most effective now we have been capable of do primarily based on provide of donor automobiles,” Mr Paterson mentioned.
“The suggestions from shoppers and sellers has been nice, and actually the chance so as to add a extra accessible value level to the Warrior household is one which we couldn’t overlook,” he mentioned.
Mr Paterson mentioned the partnership with Premcar has been very constructive, and there are future fashions such because the Patrol Warrior within the works.
“They have labored to deliver our N-Trek Warrior to market when that was out there previous to our present one. The Pro-4X Warrior, which we launched over a 12 months in the past; as soon as we put a demonstrator in every dealership, each has now been bought earlier than it arrives. So demand has been nice, solely problem to that has been provide of donor automobiles,” he mentioned.
The Navara SL Warrior has been developed predominantly to serve a barely distinction value level and supply extra post-purchase customisation choices than the range-topping Pro-4X. It’s priced at $58,000 earlier than on-road prices with the bottom guide gearbox, or $60,500 for the automated.
These costs are $10,090 cheaper than the Pro-4X Warrior, and $11,400 higher than every common Navara SL 4WD on which the Warrior is predicated.
“We stability between the 2 trim and specs. The suggestions has initially been that [Pro-4X] Warrior is nice – one, can now we have extra? But two, there may be additionally demand on the market with prospects who like to customize these, and on high of the potential enhancements that we do, they spend additional to personalise these with trays and different way of life enhancements,” Mr Paterson mentioned.
“Having one with a extra accessible value level permits a few of these prospects barely extra finances for these enhancements and additional customisation.”
The energy plant within the SL Warrior stays unchanged, with the 2.3-litre twin-turbo diesel providing 140kW and 450Nm, coupled to a part-time 4×4 system with low-range, and both six-speed guide or seven-speed automated transmissions.
All Nissan Navara SL fashions achieve:
- Winch-compatible hooped bullbar (Pro-4X has a hoopless bar)
- Integrated LED lightbar
- Branded underbody black bash plate
- 275/70 R17 Cooper Discoverer All Terrain AT3 tyres
- Suspension elevate of 40mm
- Tow bar
- 100kg GVM improve
- New springs, dampers and jounce bumpers
- Fender flares and tub liner
- All-weather ground mats