This award recognises the activation which has the greatest quantity of automobiles moving in unison inside a formation. A total of 180 Nissan Patrols took component in the record try, driving in a synchronised routine in the shape of a giant desert falcon. This new accolade is the third time the iconic Nissan Patrol has accomplished a Guinness World Records title.
Nissan accomplished this new record at the Dubai Rugby 7s stadium, beating the prior planet record holders by 36 automobiles. Led by international racing driver Axcil Jefferies, two concentric lines of automobiles drove in opposite directions about the outline of a falcon, a total distance of 1,476m. The shape formed by the 180 Nissan Patrols taking component in the try measured 176.5m by 225m. Viewed from above, the activation looked like a giant falcon in flight more than the sands of the Arabian desert.
This award is the third time the iconic Nissan Patrol has broken a Guinness World Records title. In September 2015, the automobile broke the record for the quickest ascent of a 100m sand dune by a automobile, scaling the dune in a fast four.9 seconds. The initial title was accomplished in August 2013, when the Nissan Patrol effectively towed the world’s heaviest aircraft for a lot more than 164 feet (50m) at Sharjah International Airport in the UAE.
The Guinness World Records official try was also a celebration of 3 new editions that have been added to the Nissan Patrol loved ones this month. Launched in response to well-known demand, the Patrol Safari Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle X had been created for and are exclusively accessible to consumers in the Middle East. The names of the new automobiles also inspired the shape formed throughout the record-breaking synchronised automobile dance.
Kalyana Sivagnanam, regional vice president, Marketing and Sales, Nissan AMI and President of Nissan Middle East, mentioned, ”At Nissan, we are committed to bringing our consumers ‘innovation that excites’, and we are thrilled to have broken but yet another Guinness World Records title with the Nissan Patrol. The Patrol loved ones holds a special and unique location in the hearts of individuals in the Middle East, and we have observed extremely encouraging year-on-year sales increases across the complete variety. We think the launches of the Patrol Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle X will continue the car’s proud legacy as 1 of the only correct all-terrain automobiles of its time, and this new Guinness World Records title will additional cement the Patrol’s legendary status in the area.”
Juergen Schmitz, managing director of Nissan Middle East, mentioned, “What makes this achievement even more special is the fact that everyone who took part in the record-breaking attempt was Nissan staff. It was a great privilege to give our employees the opportunity to take part in this landmark achievement. We were so pleased by the enthusiasm displayed by everyone, and single-minded determination they demonstrated towards achieving this goal.” The Nissan Patrol variety has an enduring reputation in the Middle East. In Nissan Middle East’s Financial Year 17 (April 2016-March 2017), industry share of the complete Nissan Patrol variety elevated by 11.four per cent compared to the prior year, with the Patrol becoming the very best-promoting complete-size SUV in the UAE.
Information Source: Muscat Daily