Frontier Navara Single Cab Diesel Overseas
Mike Levine Posted:
02-19-08 09:42 PT
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take hold of some Nissan Frontier buyers in the United States when
they learn about the latest version of Nissan's mid-size pickup.
will soon start selling a two-door Single Cab version with a four
cylinder diesel engine overseas. Both options are missing in today's
U.S. produced version of the Frontier, which only comes in King Cab
and Crew Cab configurations, with a choice of 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder
or 4.0-liter V6 gas engines.
Navara's common rail I4 turbodiesel, also available for other Navara
cab configurations, is rated at up to 172-horsepower and 297 lb-feet
Single Cab Frontier Navara will be built in Thailand for export
to other overseas markets.
Nissan's Press Release:
BANGKOK, Thailand (February 19, 2008) - Siam Nissan Automobile Co.,
Ltd. (SNA) today announced the introduction of the single-cab version
of the Frontier Navara pickup truck, one of the 28 new models planned
for introduction during the Nissan Value-Up business plan.
as the current Frontier Navara series, the new Nissan Frontier Navara
Single Cab delivers a compelling combination of powerful performance,
bold styling and new levels of innovation to the pickup market in Thailand.
Frontier Navara Single Cab is powered by the powerful common-rail
diesel engine, the YD25DDTi, with 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC Variable
Turbo, mated to the 5-speed manual transmission.
to the current Frontier Navara series, Nissan will export Frontier
Navara Single Cab from Thailand to 120 markets for both right and
left hand drive.
am proud that the Frontier Navara Single Cab is manufactured for the
first time in the world right here in Thailand. With exports to other
markets, the new Single Cab will enhance the Nissan model lineup not
only in Thailand but many other market in the world", said Thierry
Viadieu, President, SNA.
Frontier Navara Single Cab is manufactured at the Bangna Trad plant
located about 20 kilometers east of Bangkok. Current annual production
capacity for the plant is 140,000 units. The Bangna Trad plant is
largest facility in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),
as well as the third largest in Asia, after Japan and China.
start the sales of Frontier Navara Single Cab from March 6, 2008 at
all Nissan dealerships in Thailand and start exports later that same