The Nissan Pick Up, also known as the Frontier, has been facelifted for the 2011 model year, and recently the company released official details of the upcoming truck. The vehicle got revised exterior, renewed interior, and a new engine. On the whole, the Pick Up has been modified to provide better performance, improved fuel economy, and lower emissions level.
Among the main changes is introduction of the new 3-l, direct injection V6 diesel engine that has been developed in cooperation with Renault. The engine delivers 228 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5-l dCi engine was upped to 188 hp and peak-torque of 406 lb-ft, its CO2 emissions are rated at 224 g/km. The exterior modifications include various changes that are to differentiate the truck from the predecessors. At the front, the 2011 Nissan Pick Up gets a new, rounded hood and a redesigned grille. The 16'' and 17'' wheels are joined by 18'' alloy wheels. The exterior color portfolio is added by two more options: Blue Gray and Electric Blue. As for the interior, the truck gets new seat fabric, revised door trims, added chrome accents, and availability of the Nissan Connect Premium with a new touch screen.
The vehicle is scheduled to be unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, with the sales starting this summer.