Nissan Unveils Navara EnGuard: The World's Coolest Rescue Truck?

Sep 22, 2016 04:54 AM EDT | Leian N.

Nissan Navara EnGuard Concept

Based on the Double Cab Tekna version of the Nissan Navara, the all-new Navara EnGuard Concept has arrived at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany.
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The brand new Nissan Navara EnGuard model was featured at the Hanover Motor Show where upgrades were deemed to make the make and model as the world's coolest rescue truck mainly because of technological features that are unique and specially designed to make it a more feasible tow truck.

The Hanover Motor Show commenced last Thursday where a new and improved tow truck with unique special features impressed car enthusiasts. As reported by Motor Trend, Nissan has showcased the brand new Nissan Navara EnGuard version which proved itself to be one of the most updated tow trucks in the market to date.

The Upgrades

The upgrades that were revealed then revolved around its portable battery pack which will be utilized as a feature unique to first responder equipment in tow trucks. According to the report, the battery packs were developed from Nisan Leaf EV's battery technology that houses seven Leaf battery modules which are made with weather-roof aluminum housing. It was also rated at two kilowatt-hours and the user had to constantly charge such batteries for them to be functional in the truck's bed and ready to supply power in no time.

The said truck's bed had specialty cutting tools, heavy-lifting equipment, and other rescue gear installed to them. Two input sockets and five output sockets also formed part of each battery pack.

The Specs

In other news, Auto Blog reported that the Nissan Navara EnGuard version is basically a charge port. It has neon green wheels installed under custom fenders, has LED roof lights, and is powered by a 2.3 -liter twin-turbo diesel engine that can generate 187 horsepower.

Furthermore, its fiberglass trays were also incorporated with radios, ropes, and axes that magnified its greatest tow truck label.

With unique battery packs, updated tow tools and technological updates such as a drone launch pad, lightning rig and impressive exteriors, the Nissan Navara EnGuard could be the best tow truck ever to be produced by any carmaker.

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