Nissan has launched two new special editions of the Pathfinder and Qashqai in Australia, named the N-Trek and N-Sport, respectively.
The Pathfinder N-Trek
Available in the ST+ and ST-L grades, with two- or four-wheel drive, pricing for the Pathfinder N-Trek ranges between AU$46,840 (equal to US$31,605 at current exchange rates) and AU$60,640 (US$40,915).
On the outside, the new version of the Pathfinder gets black grille, badges, rear license plate trim, diffuser, fender flares, door handles, side mirror casings and roof rails. The seven-seater rides on 18-inch alloy wheels, with a black and silver finish, wrapped in 255 tires, and comes in the Ivory Pearl, Diamond Black, Gun Metallic and Caspian Blue colors.
Standard features include Emergency Braking with Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Intelligent Cruise Control. The drivetrain is unchanged, with power coming from a 3.5-liter V6 engine, rated at 202 kW (275 PS / 271 HP) and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft) of torque.
The Qashqai N-Sport
Limited to 600 units nationwide, the Qashqai N-Sport is based on the ST-L grade, adding AU$1,000 (US$675) to the base price, and is available from AU$35,000 (US$23,615).
Slotting under the Ti trim level, the special edition version of the compact SUV has body-colored front and rear bumpers with matte silver trimmings, silver-finished side mirror casings and 19-inch alloy wheels, alongside the black headlining inside.
Powering the Qashqai N-Sport is a 2.0-liter petrol engine, hooked up to a CVT and equipped with the brand’s continuously variable valve timing control system. The unit delivers 106 kW (144 PS / 142 HP) at 6,000 rpm and 200 Nm (148 lb-ft) of torque at 4,400 rpm.