Nissan reaches for the stars with Navara Dark Sky Concept

Nissan reaches for the stars with Navara Dark Sky Concept

Nissan reveals Navara Dark Sky Concept in Germany

These Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies work together to make the Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept the most intelligent pickup in its class for towing.

Nissan in the United Kingdom is showing off the enhancement potential of the Nissan Navara, unveiling the Dark Sky concept at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany. In fact, it acts somewhat like a mobile astronomy lab.

Don't be too quick to write it off though, as it features the latest upgrade of Nissan's semi-autonomous ProPILOT driver assistance technology, and is a collaborative exercise with the European Space Agency (ESA).

Kavanaugh Accuser Refuses to Appear Monday, 'Prepared to Testify'
Kavanaugh has had a relatively smooth confirmation track until the allegations against him were reported last week. While Ford's lawyers have said she is open to testifying , they have rejected the invitation to a Monday hearing.

Once at the desired destination, the trailer module's mechanized roof opens to focus the telescope on the night sky. The ute wears unique alloy wheels with AT32 off-road tyres, and showcases raised suspension to increase the ground clearance, with extra heavy-duty protection underneath, and a snorkel for water wading. All these systems enable the Navara to maneuver the telescope trailer into the best position, giving astronomers the best view of distant galaxies.

Ashwani Gupta, senior vice president of Nissan's light commercial vehicle business, said: "The Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept is a brilliant example of Nissan serving as an authentic partner, empowering our customers to go anywhere". This allows astronomers to take a better look at the night sky from far-flung places which have less light pollution; often located in remote places with no direct access. The Double Cab receives dark blue leather and orange highlights, while the 2.3-litre diesel four-cylinder remains unchanged, still producing 187 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

The auto gets Nissan's semi-autonomous Propilot system, as well as enhanced blind spot warnings and around view monitors to aid the vehicle when towing, taking into account the additional length of a specially made trailer.

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing
More than 50 protesters opposing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court have been arrested on Capitol Hill. Panel chairman Chuck Grassley and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have said Monday would be her chance to testify.

The Nissan Navara has no technical changes.

Nissan is not intending to put the concept into production but it does give you an idea of the versatility of the Navara, and shows some of the potential tuning and personalisation avenues that could be followed.

Government calls off meeting with Pakistan at UNGA: MEA Spokesperson
The Permanent Missions of both India and Pakistan will together work out the details. Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi blamed Indian politics.

Latest News