DUBAI, UAE – The Nissan Patrol has damaged one other Guinness World Data title – this one for the Largest Synchronized Automobile Dance. This award acknowledges the activation, which has the best variety of vehicles transferring in unison inside a formation. A complete of 180 Nissan Patrols took half within the report try, driving in a synchronized routine within the form of an enormous desert falcon. This new accolade is the third time the Nissan Patrol has achieved a Guinness World Data title.
Nissan achieved this new report on the Dubai Rugby 7s stadium, beating the earlier world report holders by 36 vehicles. Led by worldwide racing driver Axcil Jefferies, two concentric strains of vehicles drove in reverse instructions across the define of a falcon, a complete distance of 1,476 meters. The form fashioned by the 180 Nissan Patrols participating within the try measured 176.5 meters by 225 meters. Seen from above, the activation regarded like an enormous falcon in flight over the sands of the Arabian desert.
This award is the third time the long-lasting Nissan Patrol has damaged a Guinness World Data title. In September 2015, the automobile broke the report for the quickest ascent of a 100-meter sand dune by a automobile, scaling the dune in a speedy four.9 seconds. The primary title was achieved in August 2013, when the Nissan Patrol efficiently towed the world’s heaviest plane for greater than 164 ft (50 meters) at Sharjah Worldwide Airport within the UAE.
The Guinness World Data official try was additionally a celebration of three new editions which were added to the Nissan Patrol household this month. Launched in response to fashionable demand, the Patrol Safari Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle-X had been developed for and are completely accessible to prospects within the Center East. The names of the brand new vehicles additionally impressed the form fashioned through the record-breaking synchronized automobile dance.
”At Nissan we’re dedicated to bringing our prospects ‘innovation that excites,’ and we’re thrilled to have damaged yet one more Guinness World Data title with the Nissan Patrol,” mentioned Kalyana Sivagnanam, regional vice chairman, Advertising and marketing and Gross sales, Nissan AMI and President of Nissan Center East. “The Patrol household holds a novel and particular place within the hearts of individuals within the Center East, and we’ve got seen extremely encouraging year-on-year gross sales will increase throughout your entire vary. We imagine the launches of the Patrol Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle-X will proceed the automobile’s proud legacy as one of many solely true all-terrain autos of its time, and this new Guinness World Data title will additional cement the Patrol’s legendary standing within the area.”
Juergen Schmitz, managing director of Nissan Center East, added: “What makes this achievement much more particular is the truth that everybody who took half within the record-breaking try was Nissan employees. It was an ideal privilege to present our workers the chance to participate on this landmark achievement. We had been so happy by the keenness displayed by everybody, and single-minded willpower they demonstrated in direction of attaining this purpose.”
The Nissan Patrol vary has an everlasting recognition within the Center East. In Nissan Center East’s Monetary 12 months 17 (April 2016 – March 2017), market share of your entire Nissan Patrol vary elevated by 11.four% in comparison with the earlier yr, with the Patrol changing into the best-selling full-size SUV within the UAE. Since 2011 gross sales of Patrol have quadrupled, with market share being up by 167%. Moreover, within the first half of Nissan Center East’s present monetary yr (April – September 2018) there was a year-on-year enhance in gross sales of the Patrol Safari household of 30% throughout the Center East area (excluding KSA).
Nissan Center East’s new Guinness World Data title is the sixth to have been achieved by the corporate, with three of those being awarded to the long-lasting Patrol. Most lately, Nissan Center East sped into the report books after driver Masato Kawabata (Japan) achieved the quickest ever car drift. Kawabata reached staggering 304.96 km/h (189.49 mi/h), whereas driving a Nissan GT-R NISMO throughout an occasion at Fujairah Worldwide Airport in April 2016.
Nissan set the Guinness World Data title for the quickest drift utilizing the specifically tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R by getting into a drift at a pace of 304.96 km/hr. Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drift champion sequence, set the brand new world report to clinch the highest spot from former report holder Jakub Przygoński of Poland. The drift try was held throughout a particular occasion that came about at Fujairah Worldwide Airport, UAE.
Nissan Patrol holds a time report because the quickest automobile for climbing a 100-meter sand dune in Wadi Rum, Jordan.
The Nissan Patrol entered the Guinness World Data ebook by pulling a 170-ton airplane. It’s the heaviest airplane ever pulled by a manufacturing automobile.
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