Nissan Navara Chief Engineer Takashi Fukui has revealed the company is working on a Navara-based SUV.

Nissan Navara Chief Engineer Takashi Fukui has revealed the company is working on a Navara-based SUV.

Speaking to The Motor Report, Fukui said the model is "in the works" and should be launched sometime next year. Fukui declined to go into specifics but the SUV will likely compete with other pickup-based models like the Chevrolet Trailblazer and Ford Everest.

Engine options remain unconfirmed but the Navara can be equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine or a 2.5-liter four-cylinder diesel engine that has outputs of 163 PS (120 kW) and190 PS (140 kW).

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