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Kez Casey | Nov, 16 2015 | 1 Comment

Following assessment by ANCAP, Nissan is able to announce that the genuine steel and alloy bullbars, available as an accessory for the NP300 Navara, maintain the vehicle’s five-star safety rating.

While the standard NP300 Navara has already achieved a five-star result, a series of frontal crash tests including the genuine accessory bullbars revealed that the bars maintain that level of protection.

“Many of our NP300 Navara customers fit various types of accessories to their vehicles and the traditional Australian bullbar is one of the most popular,” said Richard Emery, Nissan Australia’s Managing Director and CEO.

“Nissan’s steel and aluminium bullbars have been carefully designed and engineered to work in complete harmony with all of the NP300 Navara’s structural elements and onboard safety systems.”

Nissan’s bullbar range was styled locally, with engineering carried out both in Australia and at Nissan’s Tochigi proving ground in Japan, to ensure the bullbars met Nissan’s standards for engine cooling, and durability.

Two years of development led to the final product, with engineering and design work carried out alongside the vehicle development program.

Nissan’s own internal crash tests were conducted to ensure that safety systems, such as seat belt pretensioners and airbags worked in harmony with the ballbars.

A range of four bullbars is available - in either steel or aluminium, to suit both the wide- and narrow-body variants of the NP300 Navara.

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