Nissan Navara takes on new Safari

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  • Special edition Nissan Navara designed especially for over-landing
  • Navara 2.5 dCi Double Cab 4×4 LE continues with class-leading attributes

Nissan Safari Offroad

ROSSLYN, South Africa (11 November 2013) – The formidable Nissan Navara range has been expanded with the introduction of the new special edition Nissan Navara Safari– a specially modified iteration of the class-leading bakkie which has been tailored for the intrepid South African 4×4 enthusiast who enjoys overland excursions.

Under the guidance and advice of 4×4 expert Glyn Demmer, the Navara Safari benefits from additions and modifications which suit a safari environment. Says Demmer: “While the Nissan Navara in 4×4 guise remains a formidable off-road vehicle, we decided to specialise the Safari version and create a vehicle that is utterly suitable for overland trips. While the Navara Safari doesn’t lose any of its normal off-road capabilities, the addition of specialised extras just adds to its prowess as a long-distance ‘bundu basher’.”

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The new Nissan Navara Safari, which is based on the Navara 2.5 dCi Double Cab 4×4 LE and is available with either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic gearbox, features a host of special equipment which includes:

  • All-terrain tyres for optimum grip off-road without compromising on-road dynamics,
  • A front-mounted nudge bar which provides protection from trees and shrubs as well as serving as a pertinent mounting point for the standard spot lights which provide superior enhancements to visibility at night,
  • Hard-wearing seat covers which are crafted from cotton canvas for extra protection and which include useful storage pockets,
  • Easy-to-clean SAFARI-branded carpets,
  • A rubberised load box with tonneau cover for extra practicality, cargo protection, aerodynamic drag improvement and aesthetic enhancement,
  • Underbody protection plates for the engine, gearbox and transfer case which make traversing rocky terrain less dangerous,
  • Custom-built protective rocksliders which protects the side sills,
  • A removable tow bar with recovery points to capitalise on the Navara’s 3 000 kg towing capacity while maintaining an excellent departure angle.

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Nissan South Africa Product Manager (Marketing), Marinus Venter, elaborates: “In creating the Navara Safari we wanted to ensure that specialised extras were fitted not only to add value but to make off-road excursions even easier for our more adventurous customers.”

Nissan Safari

As with the rest of the Nissan Navara range, the new Navara Safari comes standard with a 3-year/ 100 000 km warranty and Nissan’s 3-year/ 90 000 km service plan, with service intervals of 15 000 km.

New   Nissan Navara Safari Retail   price incl. VAT
NAVARA SAFARI 2.5 dCi Double Cab 4×4 LE 6MT R490 000
NAVARA SAFARI 2.5 dCi Double Cab 4×4 LE AT R496 000