Nissan's Titan Warrior Concept is Ready to Dominate Baja (Hypothetically)
Nissan took to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to debut one of the company’s latest concepts, the Nissan Titan Warrior Concept. Using the recently launched Titan XD, the Warrior Concept blends together the capability of an everyday commercial grade pickup truck, with the off-road prowess of a Baja-inspired race rig. In all respects, the Nissan Titan Warrior Concept is Nissan’s attempt at gauging public reaction to a Nissan Raptor/RAM Rebel competitor, and from the photos released, Nissan definitely have us on board with this awesome looking truck. RELATED: See More of the 2016 Nissan Titan Warrior Concept
For the Titan Warrior Concept, Nissan’s engineers raised the Titan’s ride height a full three inches to give the driver more clearance when traversing rocky plateaus and other potentially hazardous terrains. This is in part thanks to a new long travel suspension upgrade and an added set of 37-inch tires on a custom set of rims.
Additionally, the Titan Warrior Concept has been widened a full six inches to aid in clearance for the new tires and suspension. Nissan also included a fully functional front skidplate to protect the trucks internals when bombing through sandy dunes or crawling over rocks.
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Finally, Nissan gave the Titan Warrior Concept a custom set of LED lights, both front, rear, and on top of the roof so as to aid the driver if they so choose to head out into the desert at night.
Executive Vice President of Nissan Motor Co. North America, José Muñoz stated, “While Nissan still has many roads and trails to travel as we continue to launch additional production versions of our bold new TITAN, this new TITAN Warrior Concept gives an important signal to American truck enthusiasts that our vision for exploring new boundaries remains strong. Truck lovers are never static and neither is TITAN."
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