Published on 26 Dec 2011 by Adriano
Nissan is going to launch a Platinium Edition of the X-Trail 4×4, the compact crossover SUV on sale in Europe since 2001 that shares the same platform with the North American models called Rogue and Sentra. This new special edition will be marketed in the in the United Kingdom only and can be distinguished from the regular version by the extra protection plates on front and rear bumpers and its chrome side steps. In the cabin the Platinum Edition uses leather trim and electric adjustable heated front seats, touch-screen infotainment system with satellite navigation and Bluetooth-iPod connectivity, and a back-up camera displayed in the rearview mirror.
The Nissan X-Trail Platinum Edition will come with a 2.0 dCi diesel engine coupled to either an automatic or a manual transmission. With the latter option, the unit produces 171 hp with an average fuel consumption of 6.4 l/100km. Only 200 units of this special limited edition will be produced, each one with a price tag of 30,000 £ (about 47,000 $ / 36,000 €). Click on the ‘Continue reading’ linkto see the official Press Release.
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X-Trail Platinum Edition Shows Its Metal
- New special edition luxury version of X-TRAIL 4×4
- Enhanced, range-topping specification
- Available to order now starting at £29,180
- Platinum is a special kind of metal, offering both beauty and toughness. It’s the inspiration behind a new special version of Nissan’s X-TRAIL4×4.
As the name suggests, the new Platinum edition X-TRAIL is a real luxury item, with additional equipment not seen on any of the other models in the range and a touch more glamour too.
The front and rear of the vehicle gets extra protection and style with the fitment of additional protection plates located below the bumpers. The side is treated to chrome side steps and chrome door protection mouldings.
On the inside the Platinum features leather upholstery and electrically-adjustable, heated front seats. A sophisticated new touch screen communication unit features satellite navigation, iPod connectivity and Bluetooth. To help protect your investment there’s also a reversing camera, with the image transmitted onto a small screen incorporated into the rear view mirror.
Powering the Platinum is the X-TRAIL’s advanced 2.0dCi diesel engine with a choice of either manual or automatic transmissions. The manual produces a healthy 173PS and yet can return an average of 44.1mpg.
But unlike its precious inspiration, the X-TRAIL Platinum is not expensive. In fact it costs less than the Tekna version on which it’s based, starting at £29,180 for the manual and £30,560 for the automatic.
Orders are now being taken now, but Platinum is a real rarity, with just 200 being produced.