Nissan Has Done It Again As Now They’ve Created The Ultimate Beach Truck For Surfing And Fishing
Remember back in March when we showed you perhaps the most perfect tailgating vehicle ever created, the 2018 Nissan “Smokin’ TITAN” XD? If you don’t, you need to check it out because it was freaking awesome. It had a built-in smoker, stove and spice rack, a Rockford Fosgate premium audio system, three food prep stations featuring a Partner Steel aluminum double burner prep stove alongside a Churrasco Brazilian Wood cutting board, a self-contained sink and water system which can be interchanged with a Yeti Cooler, and a bunch more amazing stuff.
Well now Nissan has gone and done it again, this time with a new Nissan Titan XD Midnight Edition “Surfcamp” model that is literally a damn on-the-go beach house. This amazing vehicle will make its first public appearance at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades in Orlando, Florida on July 10-13.
“In the summer, beach parking lots are full of trucks hauling surfboards, fishing rods, boats and campers as people crave the sun and sand,” said Fred DePerez, vice president, Nissan North America LCV Business Unit. “Inspired by the vintage beach trucks of the 1960s, TITAN Surfcamp is a celebration of the beach truck tradition with all the modern technologies TITAN customers want when they head out to surf, shore fish and camp-out by the water.”
The transformation into the TITAN Surfcamp began with the addition of a factory-authorized ICON suspension lift kit perfect for clawing through loose sand. They then then added ICON Alpha wheels wrapped in Nitto Ridge Grappler tires, and body armor to protect it from the elements via a Fab Four Vengeance Series front bumper.
Matched to the exterior paint of a 1967 Nissan Patrol, the exterior wrap offers a retro color scheme reminiscent of 1960s and 1970s surf culture. A Hot Wheels 1971 Datsun Bluebird Wagon nicknamed “JNC Surf Patrol” – a vintage beach cruiser deep-rooted in Nissan heritage – also inspired the wrap.
The interior of TITAN Surfcamp is ready for sandy passengers with wetsuit-inspired seat covers and heavy-duty rubber floor mats.
Surfcamp also has storage for fishing tackle, wetsuits and other supplies with the Decked bed drawer storage system, and additional storage is available on top with a Leitner Design cargo rack and Rhino-Rack USA cab roof rack.
TITAN Surfcamp also features a surfboard and stand-up paddleboard rack. Fishing rods can be stored along the roof rack while en route to the beach and once lines are cast can be place into integrated rod holders in the bumper.
A Rhino-Rack Batwing awning provides shade and a Yeti 125-quart cooler will keep your catch and favorite beverage cold. As the sun sets, lighting from KC, Rigid and Baja Designs illuminate the path ahead, and when the stars come out, a hard-sided roof-mount Freespirit Recreation Elite Series Automatic Tent offers the perfect spot to rest.