Nissan Executive Design Director Mamoru Aoki and product planner Keno Kato have a lot of interesting things to say about the 2015 Nissan Navara (which I still think is the new Frontier). But the background music in their video sounds exactly like a modernized remix of The Safety Dance. Am I crazy?
The 2015 Nissan NP300 Navara, the company's global-market moniker for the Frontier, has officially landed. The shape, which will undoubtedly be shared by the long-awaited 2015 Nissan Frontier; is a tidy porting of Nissan's corporate design language to the pickup truck shape, and the interior is heavy on car-style…
Either the glare-filter on this teaser video is dialed up to 11, or the interior of the 2015 Nissan Frontier and Navara will look familiar to anyone who's spent time in a modern Nissan; glossy piano-black trim panels and shiny chrome looks more "family friendly SUV" than rough n' tumble pickup truck.
Nissan's PR folks maintain the new truck we spied is "not the 2015 Frontier." I'm almost positive it's the 2015 Navara, the non-US truck aesthetically identical to the Frontier. Whatever they call it, reader HammerheadFistpunch has broken down and analyzed the teaser, so let's see what we can figure out.
Front and rear photos of a completely uncamouflaged, obviously new, small Nissan Pickup are making their way across the internet via the Nissan Navara Club Thailand. It sure looks like the genuine article and I dare say, Nissan has done a nice job porting their swoopy styling to a pickup truck.
The Nissan Frontier is well-ripe for a redesign and the company says it's finally coming next year. I wouldn't expect Murano levels of futurism, but Nissan planning to prioritize styling while staying close to the current truck's dimensions. Since the Xterra sits on the same F-Platform, it's logical to assume the SUV…