SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 33, August 18, 2016

SEMA Garage to Host Nissan Patrol Measuring Session Next Week

By Linda Spencer

The SEMA Garage will host a measuring session for the globally popular ’16 Nissan Patrol Y62, August 22–26, 2016. This truck has caught on in the Middle East and Australia, among other markets, but is currently not sold in the United States.

Nissan Patrol   Nissan Patrol
The Nissan Patrol is popular in the Middle East, Australia and other markets, but is currently not sold in the United States. Register now to participate in the August 22–26 Nissan Patrol measuring session.

The 5.6L V8 gasoline 4WD spec-d truck is on loan to SEMA by a trade buyer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who is particularly seeking lights and body kits. SEMA spoke with the shop owner in the UAE who lent SEMA the vehicle. He noted that with the vehicle coming to the United States in 2018 (a rebadged Armada), there are many opportunities for those who make product for the Patrol.

“Our company would like to work with U.S. companies to make better products for on-road and off-road consumers, and this car provides opportunities for them before the car hits the U.S. market. In the UAE, people love to go off-road. I believe companies that make suspension, body kits, lights, tires and wheels and performance parts will gain many aftermarket product orders for this car," he stated.

Register now to participate in the August 22–26 Nissan Patrol measuring session. For general questions about the truck or for those making products sought by the UAE buyer, contact Linda Spencer.

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