Subsequent Nissan Navara confirmed for Australia, however the place’s the Patrol?

A brand new Nissan Navara might be one in all two new autos the model will launch in Oceania by April 2026.

The corporate confirmed throughout a presentation of its medium-term marketing strategy {that a} new one-ton ute is coming to our area by fiscal 12 months 2026, which ends on March 31, 2026.

It is going to be joined by one other car which for now Nissan is referring to solely because the “C crossover EV”.

Whether or not that is the belated arrival of the Ariya or an electrical successor to the Qashqai is unclear, as each are known as C-segment or compact crossovers abroad.

As beforehand confirmed, Nissan is working with Mitsubishi on its next-generation Navara, which it teased amongst a variety of different upcoming fashions.

Whereas it hasn’t confirmed these choices for our market, Nissan has confirmed the “next-gen 1-ton pickup” may even be obtainable with electrical or plug-in hybrid energy.

Moreover, Nissan will produce the next-gen mannequin in Mexico and provide it with plug-in hybrid energy in North America.

This means Nissan may as soon as once more have a worldwide ute mannequin. The present-generation Navara isn’t supplied in North America, which as an alternative caught with the previous-generation mannequin earlier than receiving a closely modified model of the outdated mannequin for 2022.

As with different Alliance collaborations just like the Mitsubishi Outlander and Nissan X-Path, we must always anticipate to see the Navara share its platform and powertrains with one other Alliance mannequin – on this case, the not too long ago redesigned Mitsubishi Triton.

Judging by the teaser, it appears set to undertake equally squared-off styling to the brand new Triton.

However whereas Nissan has confirmed 5 new fashions for Japan by fiscal 12 months 2026, six for Europe and 7 for North America, the cabinet is way barer for Oceania.

Conspicuous in its absence from Nissan’s presentation is the next-generation Patrol/Armada full-sized SUV, which it is going to launch in different markets throughout fiscal 12 months 2024.

The identical video teaser that exposed the subsequent Navara additionally appeared to depict the subsequent Patrol, which as anticipated has the same silhouette to the new Infiniti QX80 however with distinctive front- and rear-end styling.

There’s precedent for a large delay with the Patrol.

The present Y62-series mannequin entered manufacturing in Japan in 2010, nevertheless it didn’t arrive right here till 2013.

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