Keep dreaming on the Solid Axle.. The pathy was made a crossover because ALL car makers have to get the MPG up.. as a whole..
And come on.. the Pathy hasnt been a true off road SUV since the 90s..
Why would you want a longer wheel base in the XTERRA? IF anything id like to see it turned into a 2 door.. make the top removable
That would be sweet to wheel and the short wheel base would be nice on the trails..
Some what in this direction..
Either way the new X (2014) will need to get the MPG's in the mid 20's to live on..
Oh PS NISSAN is working on a 4 cyl diesel with cummings.. http://www.green.autoblog.com/2011/0...el-for-nissan/
I could see this working in a X