With the Japanese company’s new concept for the New York Auto Show you can take your four-legged companion out on the open road… in comfort, safety, and most of all, style.
Crossovers are usually great for people with kids and animal companions – and apparently some animal-loving Nissan employees decided to take things further for the latter, providing the Rogue Dogue concept just in time for the Big Apple auto show. The car was actually put together by Dennis McCarthy, the car coordinator for the Fast & Furious movies – but this time around there are no crashes involved. The concept car basis was a 2017 Nissan Rogue SL with the Platinum Reserve package, which equates to quilted-leather inserts and tan leather seats. Nissan then manufactured a special pet partition for the area behind the second-row seats, as well as extra padding and a removable dog bed in the cargo area.
Th cargo floor even houses a slide-out ramp, and there’s also a slide-out dog shower, heated air vents to avoid that wet dog smell from entering the crossover, a doggie first aid kit, various attachment points to secure your pet, a poop-bag dispenser, and spill-resistant water and food dispensers that fold down from the side of the cargo area. Nissan is even catering for the dog’s social media needs – with a video system with cameras mounted in the side-view mirrors, “to capture dog’s road trip experiences.”