The new 2022 Nissan Armada, aka Patrol, has been revealed wearing a Nismo package. If you’ve forgotten, Nissan introduced the most recent facelift of the Patrol back in September 2019. However, after almost two years, they decided to release a much hotter Nismo version. Like the regular model, the high-performance SUV sits on the same body-on-frame SUV. Generally, the Nismo package makes this model look decisively more aggressive than the standard model, thanks to its beefier body kit and numerous red accents inside and out.
Unlike the base model, the Armada Nismo rides on massive 22-inch wheels, and it adopts a much aggressive honeycomb grille. Nissan manufacturer also added to Nismo attractive LED fog light inspired by the Nissan F1 car. Under the hood, the Nismo comes with the same engine as the regular one, but it delivers more horses.
2022 Nissan Armada Nismo First Look
Exterior modifications of the newest 2022 Nissan Armada Nismo are mostly visible on the front. Basically, this version looks much more sporty thanks to the new front fascia with a honeycomb three-dimensional mesh grille, restyled LED headlights, and horizontal chrome strips with the Nismo logo. Compared to the regular model, Nismo also has some tweaks that will separate it. The new LED fog lights are present, and they are inspired by the Nissan F1 car.
The familiar Nismo red line wraps around the SUV comes standard as the attractive 22-inch, two-tone aluminum wheels.
Besides, the Nismo also includes a rear bumper that boasts dark chrome inserts and slightly tweaked LED taillights. Four exterior colors are available, and buyers can choose between White Pearl, Black Solid, and Grey, and Silver metallic paint.
Cabin With More Sporty Vibe
Stepping inside the new 2022 Nissan Armada Nismo, you’ll find a cabin that hosts plenty of luxury with a “racing pedigree.” However, like the basics version, the Nismo comes with the same seating layout. This model features three rows of seats, allowing seating for up to eight passengers.
On top of that, the seats are quilted trimmed in leather and Alcantara. Generally, everything inside is upscale, and on the headrest, Nissan embossed the Nismo logo. The most eye-catchy feature, in our opinion, is definitely the new racing-inspired steering wheel with red carbon fiber inserts.
2022 Nissan Armada Nismo Powertrain Specs
At the heart of the 2022 Nissan Armada Nismo is lying a potent engine. This model is available with a 5.6-liter V8 engine, delivering 428 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque.
Compared to the standard V8 Armada model, the new Nismo makes 28 hp more with the same amount of torque. This mill is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission using a front-wheel-drive as standard. Of courses, all-wheel drive is optional even on the Nismo model.
Release Date, Price
The 2022 Nissan Armada Nismo looks more aggressive than the standard model. This SUV features a beefier body kit and numerous red accents inside and out. On top of that, the Nismo uses a V8 powertrain, but it offers more output than the regular version.
From recently Nissan statement, the Nismo version will arrive later in the year. From the information that we got, the pricing of Nismo will starts at $105,000, and it will vary depending on the market.