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Nissan unveils Navara-based SUV: Meet the new Terra

2018-02-26 09:56

Japan - Nissan has unveiled its new Navara-based SUV, the Terra, set to launched later in 2018.

The Terra SUV will be the first vehicle from Nissan’s frame and LCV division as part of the company’s midterm plan - Nissan M.O.V.E to 2022.

More information about the Terra will be available in April. Will the new model arrive locally?

Nissan South Africa says: "Nissan Group of Africa is excited about the launch of the LCV based Terra in certain parts of the Nissan world. We are working closely with our parent company to develop a vehicle that is suitable to Sub Saharan market, however we are not in a position to confirm details at this point."

One in every six Nissan vehicles sold globally is a frame-based vehicle or an LCV, and the company is focused on capturing this division’s full potential.

The business unit’s objectives under the midterm plan include increasing sales by more than 40% by 2022 and becoming a global leader in pickups and frame-based SUVs.

Ashwani Gupta, senior vice-president for Nissan’s frame and LCV business, says: "I’m very pleased to announce that the all-new Nissan Terra will soon arrive in China. This rugged SUV is practical, authentic, and designed to go anywhere.

"The Nissan Terra goes on sale this spring, first in China, with other Asian markets soon to follow.

"Nissan’s frame and LCV business is seeing steady growth, and with our ambitious midterm plan and growing product
lineup, we’re confident that this growth will continue.

"It is an exciting time for Nissan. We have the Nissan Terra arriving soon, the award-winning Nissan Navara is now in 133 markets worldwide, and more drivers are purchasing our LCVs around the world."

In 2017, Nissan’s global frame and LCV sales reached 907,929 vehicles - about a 7 per cent increase from the prior year. 

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