The Nissan Armada entered a brand new technology within the 2017 mannequin yr, however Nissan wasn’t performed filling out the Armada’s lineup at that time. There’s at all times room for one thing fancier on the high.

Enter the 2018 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve. Whereas it would sound like a flowery bottle of tequila, it is truly a flowery SUV — in actual fact, it is the fanciest model of the Armada ever constructed. And it carries a price ticket that displays this declare.

The one method it might get fancier is that if it included precise platinum someway.


Nissan begins with an Armada Platinum and gussies it up even additional. The outside good points dark-chrome trim on the grille, door handles and mirror caps. 20-inch darkish chrome wheels come alongside for the experience, too.

Inside, there is a set of two-tone leather-based seats with a really cool square-stitching format. The inside trim alternates between wooden and darkish quartz. And since you’ll be able to’t have a flowery trim with out some sort of badge celebrating it, there is a Platinum Reserve badge on the lid of the middle console.

In any other case, it is the identical Armada as traditional. This body-on-frame behemoth wields a 5.6-liter V8, good for 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. It’s going to tow eight,500 kilos irrespective of if it is 2WD or 4WD, and it is fairly useful in terms of heading off the overwhelmed path.

The 2018 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve goes on sale at a liquor retailer — er, dealership — close to you in late October. It’s going to value $61,690 in order for you rear-wheel drive, or $64,590 if you happen to desire 4 pushed wheels.


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