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Nissan Patrol turns 70: Send in your vids ‘n pix!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan, as part of the 70th anniversary of its rugged Patrol, has built a platform to recognise those who have helped to build the SUV’s rich legacy and tagged it ‘Patrol Legends’.

Stories from around the world are wanted to highlight the characters who have driven Patrols and added to the vehicles’ reputation.

The TheNissanNEXT website includes a dedicated ‘Patrol Legends Training Package’, a multi-terrain driving masterclass to harnessing the Patrol’s strengths and unlocking its power through deserts and over mountains.

Images from Patrol drivers around the world have built a 70th anniversary collage of memorable Patrol moments – to which the adventurous are encouraged to share their most memorable moments on #PatrolLegends, which will be updated with material from off-road enthusiasts, adventurous families as the months pass.

‘CUT ABOVE THE REST’

“Since its launch in 1951,” Nissan reminded The Corner, “the Patrol has has etched itself into the hearts and minds of communities globally as a rugged utility vehicle with sophistication and intelligent technology for on- and off-road.”

Joni Paiva, Nissan’s marketing/sales VP for Africa, Middle East, India, and Oceania, told The Corner: “For 70 years the Patrol has been a cut above the rest by combining power and ruggedness with opulent luxury – now we’re redefining possibilities for

“We want to publish unique stories from all Patrol owners and drivers.”

htJOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan, as part of the 70th anniversary of its rugged Patrol, has built a platform to recognise those who have helped to build the SUV’s rich legacy and tagged it ‘Patrol Legends’.

Stories from around the world are wanted to highlight the characters who have driven Patrols and added to the vehicles’ reputation.

The TheNissanNEXT website includes a dedicated ‘Patrol Legends Training Package’, a multi-terrain driving masterclass to harnessing the Patrol’s strengths and unlocking its power through deserts and over mountains.

Images from Patrol drivers around the world have built a 70th anniversary collage of memorable Patrol moments – to which the adventurous are encouraged to share their most memorable moments on #PatrolLegends, which will be updated with material from off-road enthusiasts, adventurous families as the months pass.

‘CUT ABOVE THE REST’

“Since its launch in 1951,” Nissan reminded The Corner, “the Patrol has has etched itself into the hearts and minds of communities globally as a rugged utility vehicle with sophistication and intelligent technology for on- and off-road.”

Joni Paiva, Nissan’s marketing/sales VP for Africa, Middle East, India, and Oceania, told The Corner: “For 70 years the Patrol has been a cut above the rest by combining power and ruggedness with opulent luxury – now we’re redefining possibilities for the future.

“We want to publish unique stories from all Patrol owners and drivers.”

Stefan Haasbroek, Nissan Africa’s marketing director, pointed out: “The Patrol has always been engineered to cope with the most demanding driving conditions so has a reputation as Africa’s ‘King of Off-Road’.

“More than two-million have been sold globally through the past 70 years.”

BIG DO FOR PATROL OWNERS

The SA Patrol OwnersClub held an anniversary celebration at Goerapan in the Kalahari in September 2021 to mark that achievement and produced amazing visuals for the #PatrolLegends platform.

You too can learn more about the #PatrolLegends campaign and share your Patrol story, Nissan marks the Patrol’s 70th Anniversary by celebrating the people behind the wheel with #PatrolLegends .

Stefan Haasbroek, Nissan Africa’s marketing director, pointed out: “The Patrol has always been engineered to cope with the most demanding driving conditions so has a reputation as Africa’s ‘King of Off-Road’.

“More than two-million have been sold globally through the past 70 years.”

BIG DO FOR PATROL OWNERS

The SA Patrol OwnersClub held an anniversary celebration at Goerapan in the Kalahari in September 2021 to mark that achievement and produced amazing visuals for the #PatrolLegends platform.

You too can learn more about the #PatrolLegends campaign and share your Patrol story, Nissan marks the Patrol’s 70th Anniversary by celebrating the people behind the wheel with #PatrolLegends

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