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2019 Nissan Altima spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Nissan Altima spy shots

Nissan in January previewed the design of its next-generation Altima mid-sizer and now we have the first spy shots of a prototype. The car is due in showrooms in late 2018, as a 2019 model, and represents the sixth iteration of the Altima nameplate. January’s preview of the next-gen Altima... read more

August 14, 2017 by
 
2018 Nissan Leaf spotted during photo shoot - Image via Broom

2018 Nissan Leaf leaked ahead of September 6 reveal

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf. The covers will come off on September 6, with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
A wide-body R34 Nissan GT-R hill-climb monster

900-hp R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is a true hill climb monster

The Nissan Skyline GT-R represents a platform that is good in many facets of the motorsport world. The R35 version, which is no longer Skyline-based, is built with an engine... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Nissan Leaf debuting on September 6, 2017

2018 Nissan Leaf to feature self-parking system

Nissan is using the debut of the 2018 Leaf and ProPilot system to reveal more than self-driving capabilities; the car will also be able to park itself. In the latest... read more July 5, 2017 by


 
Battledrift 2 with Daigo Saito and Steve Biagioni

Battledrift 2 pits GT-R vs. Murcielago on a British dockside

Those at home definitely shouldn't try and mimic the stunts seen here. Battledrift is back, and this time, Daigo Saito has a new challenger. Saito, a renowned drifter hailing... read more July 3, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf ProPilot Assist

2018 Nissan Leaf will arrive with ProPilot Assist self-driving capability

There's a new nugget of information surrounding the 2018 Nissan Leaf, but it doesn't have to do with its battery, range, or its powertrain at all. Instead, it's all about... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
World's fastest Nissan GT-R with 3,000 HP

3,000-HP Nissan GT-R goes 255 mph to claim half-mile world record

The Nissan GT-R has become a beloved vehicle by many performance shops to push big horsepower numbers and break records. On June 19, another GT-R claimed yet another record... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
Nissan Predzilla GT-R charity car

Nissan creates 'Predzilla' GT-R for Nashville Predators, proceeds going to charity

Hockey season is coming to a close, but not before either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators become Stanley Cup champions. Nissan, in an effort to show its home... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Nissan GT-R four wheel burnout

How do you do a 4-wheel burnout in an 800-hp GT-R? Chain it to a truck

All-wheel drive is not conducive for a traditional burnout, but Hoonigan got creative to make it happen. Taylor Steffes, the owner of the Nissan GT-R in this video, drove her... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Heavily modified Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

This 2,700-wheel-horsepower Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

The world of high-horsepower builds is an insane place. While production cars with 500, 600, and even 700 horsepower are considered wild, it's the aftermarket that takes... read more June 4, 2017 by


 
Nissan Titan Engineering Explained

How can the Nissan Titan brake quicker than a Mini?

A Nissan Titan weighs 5,811 pounds. A Mini Countryman weighs 3,629. The former requires a shorter distance to reach a complete stop from 60. Sounds crazy, but it's true, and... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
Nissan GT-Rs destroyed in fire that engulfed RB Motorsport workshop

Nissan GT-R hoard destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Next Nissan electric car likely to be SUV

Nissan will unveil a redesigned Leaf later this year, but the compact hatch is just one of multiple electric cars the automaker is planning. The next is likely to be a... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Seized 1996 Nissan R33 Skyline GT-R

US Customs seizes 1996 Nissan Skyline GT-R in South Carolina

Someone's JDM dreams are about to be crushed. All JDM Motors, a company specializing in imported parts from Japan, attempted to smuggle a 1996 Nissan R33 Skyline GT-R into... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
 

 
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