Unveiled this week at the Hannover Motor Show, Nissan’s Navara Dark Sky Concept is based on the production Navara pickup and features a custom trailer housing an ultra-high-power PlaneWave telescope. Other features include: a light bar, special red lighting to lower light pollution around the telescope for better viewing, and an upgraded Nissan ProPilot Assist system for improved off-road performance that enables it to scan surrounding terrain for an ideal trailer parking spot. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The Japanese automaker has taken steps to curb the truck’s own light pollution. Both the truck and trailer can be operated employing exclusively red lighting, since that color of illumination is said to be least disruptive to night vision. Furthermore, reflective orange trim has been stitched onto the seats to help with cabin visibility without adding any light sources,” according to CNET.