Nissan Titan First Time Got Diesel Engine
At the motor show in Detroit, Nissan will introduce a new, second generation full-size Titan pickup sold in the U.S. market. The highlight of the novelties will be a diesel engine, which model Nissan Titan is equipped for the first time in its history.
The appearance of the new generation Titan designed by the Studio of Nissan in the United States, and the supplier of the engine, as previously announced, became an American engine Cummins, known for its diesel engines for Dodge Ram trucks, buses and construction equipment. And Nissan Titan second generation first among the clients for Cummins received its latest turbo V8 family ISV. It is noteworthy that for Cummins produced only row motors, but a V-twin diesel engine is noticeably quieter and smoother in operation.
With a working volume of 5 l American motorists took 310 HP and 752 Nm, and the combined new diesel will be with a 6-speed automatic Japanese company Aisin and two types of drive: rear-and all with a low transmission in the handings. The new turbo diesel engine now allows the "Titan" pull a trailer weighing up to 5.4 tons. The maximum capacity of the pick - up to 906 kg, depending on the type of cabin and length of loading platform.
To reduce vibrations from the road and aggregates cab mounted on the frame on hydro poles instead of the usual rubber silent blocks. Themselves booths will be three: a short two-door Single Cab, extra long "single" King Cab with rear-hinged doors-halves and the spacious 4-door cab Crew Cab (see photo). Three options along the length of will and cargo platforms, while the top version XD (photo) wheelbase will be half a meter longer than the regular versions.
Under increased load capacity and traction capabilities of the new Titan along the way, reinforced frame, suspension independent with coil springs front and rear-dependent spring), brakes and cooling of the engine with the transmission. Body - new sliding hinges for securing cargo and ball for trailer gander, twisted pair in a frame under the floor of the platform.
In the cabin increased stowage compartments, new heated seats with cloth or leather trim, plus have been seriously redesigned instrument panel and finishing materials. In the list of equipment and multimedia system with 7-inch screen, camera around view monitor system to detect dangerous objects while riding back-to-back and control the blind zones assistant "docking" to the drawbar of the trailer and the Rockford Fosgate audio system with 12 speakers.
Except for Cummins diesel, new Nissan Titan will also be equipped with petrol engines V6 and V8, but details about them and about the pricing and timing of launch of new products on sale Nissan promises to tell later.
The Nissan Titan is still officially not available in our country. But through the "gray dealers" Titan still imported into Russia, with a small but very real demand. And the advent of the diesel version can only stir up interest in "Titanium" from the Russian fans of great American pickups.