The Nissan Rogue Warrior has been built to conquer the frigid Canadian winter.
Making a surprise debut at the 2016 Montreal International Auto Show, the Nissan Rogue Warrior was built to take on the harshest winter conditions. Transformed into an extreme prototype, the Rogue Warrior sits on heavy-duty snow tracks measuring 30 inches in height and 48 inches in length, with the individual track width coming in at 15 inches.
Modified entirely by Quebec-based Motorsports in Action (MIA), the company used the Dominator track system from American Track Truck. Along with the tracks, adjustments were made to the suspension while an application of custom snow guards and minor body tunings were made to accomodate the tracks. Other than that, the Rogue remains stock, using the factory production Xtronic transmission and AWD drivetrain.
With the ability to perform in a variety of environments, the Rogue Warrior was specifically designed to handle snowy conditions. It is fully capable of driving up to 62 mph, scaling a 45-degree grade in groomed snow while having a 23-inch ground clearance.
To put the Nissan Rogue Warrior to the test, the Japanese automaker turned to 2015 Micra Cup champion Olivier Bédard, and you can watch it in action in the video below.
“Nissan has a well-rounded suite of all-wheel drive crossover vehicles to master the toughest winter roads. In fact, Nissan’s all-wheel drive (AWD) system adapts to road conditions 30 times faster than the blink of an eye,” says Joni Paiva, president of Nissan Canada Inc. “The Rogue Warrior symbolizes the essence of our popular crossover and sport utility vehicle family, while also reminding show goers what Nissan is all about – being bold, pushing the limits, and exciting capability that’s anchored in quality.”
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