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NARVA’s Next Generation Ultima L.E.D Driving Lights Boast 30% Performance Lift
After revolutionising the Australasian L.E.D driving light market four years ago with the Ultima L.E.D 215 range, NARVA is leading the way again with an updated model that delivers 30% more light.
Back in 2017, the NARVA Ultima 215 range set the standard with a class-leading hybrid beam pattern that provided outstanding volume and penetration. They quickly set industry benchmarks and became a favoured light across a range of applications where lighting performance was critical.
Since then, NARVA’s engineering team has worked hard to develop a worthy successor, culminating in the introduction of the NARVA Ultima L.E.D MK2. Now available in New Zealand, the newcomer offers a remarkable 30% additional light over its predecessors, as well as a 20% longer beam.
The outstanding lighting performance is complemented by a range of bold new bezel colours to keep up with vehicle trends, along with ‘Black Edition’ kit options that make even greater visual impact.
Engineered to be brighter and bolder, the exciting new Ultima L.E.D MK2 range is initially available in the 215 size and more compact 180 variants.
“The original Ultima 215 took driving lights to a whole new level of performance and it is hard to think that NARVA has been able to lift the bar even further whilst still keeping to the same dimensions,” says Tim Paterson, National Sales Manager of Griffiths Equipment, which distributes NARVA automotive lighting products throughout New Zealand.
“Given the lights’ combination of volume and range, they will appeal to a wide range of drivers and we anticipate a strong take-up particularly from road transport operators as well as from the rural community, recreational off-roaders and 4×4 motorsport participants.”
To achieve the extra performance, each light in the range benefits from higher output Osram L.E.Ds (24 x 5Watt for Ultima 180 MK2 and 33 x 5Watt for Ultima 215 MK2), producing an impressive 15,000 raw Lumens and 1 Lux of brightness at up to 812 metres per pair in the Ultima 180 MK2 and 21,780 raw Lumens and 1 Lux of brightness at up to 1093 metres per pair in the Ultima 215 MK2.
As well as achieving this impressive output, the Ultima MK2 range benefits from improved Colour Rendering Index (CRI) performance, leading to more natural light output (5700° colour temperature), which improves depth perception and reduces eye fatigue. Both lights also include an L.E.D front position pipe for added visibility and safety during daylight hours.
Along with providing motorists with incredible lighting performance, the new Ultima MK2 range is engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to ensure reliability and durability in New Zealand’s most demanding conditions.
Both Ultima MK2 lights feature pressure die-cast aluminium housings, Gore-Tex® breather vent and Active Thermal Management System for superior heat dissipation. A hard-coated UV-resistant and virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens and lens protector are standard, as well as a pressure die-cast mounting bracket incorporating convenient three-bolt mounting with stainless steel hardware.
To minimise vibration and provide smoother vision on rough road surfaces, the lights are equipped with a polyurethane mounting and suspension system, while an integrated DT connector ensures uninterrupted power supply. Additionally, the lights offer tool-free vertical adjustment for greater convenience.
These features help provide the new NARVA Ultima MK2 range with an impressive IP66 and IP67 rating for water and dust ingress and the ability to operate efficiently within extreme temperature variations of -40°C to 65°C.
The lights are available in Stainless Satin single lamp packs that include a 180 or 215 MK2 light with stainless steel trim and interchangeable slate grey, red and yellow trim options, plus clear lens protector. Black Edition single lamp packs are also available for both size lights and come standard with a slate grey trim and black adjustment knob, along with special hyper green and electric blue interchangeable trim options plus clear lens protector.
Alternatively, comprehensive Black Edition twin kits for both the 180 and 215 MK2 driving lights are available, containing a pair of lamps, with slate grey, hyper green and electric blue trims, a heavy-duty ‘plug and play’ wiring harness, clear and dark tinted ‘Stealth’ lens covers and everything required for hassle-free installation.
The eye-catching Stealth lens covers feature a unique, dark-tinted design that allows the signature position light pipe to shine through for maximum visual impact.
For peace of mind the new Ultima L.E.D MK2 range is backed by a 5-year L.E.D warranty and can be purchased from leading automotive outlets nation-wide. See www.narva.co.nz for full details.
For further information contact Tim Paterson, Griffiths Equipment Limited New Zealand (09) 525 4575.