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Nissan GT-R Drone

Nissan's new drone can keep up with the GT-R on a racetrack

Nissan is in the car business, but it has commissioned a special drone that is capable of keeping pace with the high-performance GT-R on a racetrack. The GT-R Drone, as Nissan is calling it, was designed by World Drone Prix Champions. Its most impressive spec is that it can reach 62 mph from a... read more

June 24, 2016 by
 
Nissan GT-R runs at the dragstrip

Nissan GT-R blows rear end then returns to drag strip

Heavily modified high-horsepower drag cars put a lot of abuse and strain on their parts. There's so much energy going through many components that it's not unusual for... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R

2017 Nissan GT-R first drive review

I’ve just snaked through legendary Eau Rouge and Raidillon S-turns at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, careful not to drive over the rumble strips because, in the rain... read more June 5, 2016 by


 
National Donut Day 2016

Here’s the best way to celebrate National Donut Day!

Those gloriously fluffy rings of fried, glazed dough aren’t the only donuts we’re celebrating on National Donut Day. We also love the stinky, smoky, rubbery kind... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R

2017 Nissan GT-R priced from $111,585

Nissan has announced pricing for the 2017 GT-R, and it's getting more expensive. The first model to be offered, the Premium, will start at $111,585. That reflects the... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo revealed

Nissan used the Nürburgring as the backdrop for the unveiling of its 2017 GT-R Nismo, where the automaker is competing this weekend in the racetrack's annual 24-hour... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
Nissan Sentra NISMO concept, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Sentra Nismo likely to be next from Nissan’s go-fast division

The next Nissan to receive some performance tweaks from in-house tuner Nismo is likely to be the Sentra. A partially camouflaged Sentra prototype wearing a sporty body kit... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Nissan 370Z fleet

Nissan 370Z enlisted by police in Tokyo

Nissan has handed over three 370Z coupes to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department to show its support for the men and women in service in the Japanese capital. They... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Nissan to buy 34 percent of Mitsubishi in $2.17 billion deal

Nissan has entered an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in fellow Japanese automaker Mitsubishi. Under the agreement, which is still subject to shareholder approval... read more May 12, 2016 by


 
Modified Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks drifting record

Nissan sets drifting record with GT-R Nismo--update

Update: This post has been updated with a new video. Nissan has drifted its way into the record books—the Guinness ones—by drifting a GT-R Nismo at a staggering... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

New modular platform from Nissan could support electric sports car

It wasn’t that long ago that Nissan was touting plans for an electric sports car based on its radical BladeGlider concept. Those plans never came to fruition but the... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car

Watch the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 built in under 3 minutes

We recently brought you a time-lapse video of Prodrive building an Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car for the World Endurance Championship in under 60 seconds. Now we have a... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R crash at the Nürburgring

R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R crashes at the Nürburgring

The R34 GT-R, the last of the actual Skyline GT-Rs, is one of the most epic cars to ever come out of Japan. Popularized through the Gran Turismo video games series and then... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Nissan GT-R Nismo has set a new world record

Nissan’s GT-R Nismo is famous for being one of the fastest cars in production… without a price tag of more than a million bucks. Recall, the car, with its... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Usain Bolt and the 2017 Nissan GT-R

Usain Bolt still a fan of the Nissan GT-R

When you've got a sports car to promote, having the "world's fastest man" on hand isn't a bad thing. Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is Nissan's "Global Director of... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
T1 Race Development Nissan GT-R

There's a new Nissan GT-R quarter-mile record

Last year, we shared a video showing the team at AMS Performance taking its Nissan GT-R to the quarter-mile dragstrip and setting a new world record. The Alpha Omega GT-R... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
 

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