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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby ces » 17 Aug 2016 18:12

'n Pel van my wat by Nissan 'n verkoopsbestuurder is, het dit bevestig: Y62, slegs op bestelling, beskikbaar vanaf kwartaal1 2017. Hy was van mening dat die Y61 nog as "goedkoper opsie" beskikbaar sal wees, totdat ek hom vertel het van die 'Aussie discontinue'. Sy antwoord sal ek nie herhaal nie, maar dit was nie mooi nie. :eek: :steamingears:
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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby Picasso » 05 Sep 2016 10:53

I believe that the dealers have now been introduced to the "new Patrol Y62" and it will be in the showrooms possibly at the end of this year...... :rolleyes:
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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby iandvl » 05 Sep 2016 12:08

Picasso wrote:I believe that the dealers have now been introduced to the "new Patrol Y62" and it will be in the showrooms possibly at the end of this year...... :rolleyes:


Technically, I refer to it as the "new Y62". With the demise of live axels and similar, I just cannot bring myself to speak of it as a Patrol.
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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby SJC » 05 Sep 2016 12:16

Wonder what is the fuel consumption like on that 5.6 liter beast of an engine...(5.6-litre petrol V8 engine that makes 298kW and 560Nm. ) :surprised:
i read somewhere that they are planning a diesel version with a cummins engine. They mention a 5liter v8 turbo diesel...

iandvl wrote:Technically, I refer to it as the "new Y62". With the demise of live axels and similar, I just cannot bring myself to speak of it as a Patrol.

Agree about the live axles and I dont like the shape. Does not look like a vehicle you want to take to the bush..
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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby JohnBoyZA » 05 Sep 2016 14:05

Must say the Y62 takes some getting use to - the looks I mean. Here in Tanzania they've been around for about 5 years so I've had time to acclimatize :-)
Think our vehicles will retain their value better when the Y62 is launched, hold onto it.

Found this one on the web - with a few mods.
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Re: Patrol Y61 to be discontinued

Postby Michael » 06 Sep 2016 05:19

Fanus, yes I see the Nissan Titan runs with a 5.0 Cummins engine......might be the same engine what you are refering too.
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