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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 that is ready to receive massive modifications and then return 4-figure horsepower numbers and face-melting straight line... read more

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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


 
Renault logo

Renault, Nissan plants back online following cyber attack

Following the widespread cyber attack, dubbed "WannaCry," this past Friday, Renault and Nissan resumed nearly all manufacturing operations. Renault and Nissan, which are... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Nissan Titan Warrior concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Nismo mulls high-performance pickup for US

Nissan is finally getting serious about its in-house tuner Nismo. A week ago, Nissan announced the establishment of a new Nismo department focused specifically on road car... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
AT-EV Nissan Leaf prepped for the Mongol Rally

Nissan Leaf taking on the Mongol Rally

The Mongol Rally is a grueling vehicular trek that takes its participants from the United Kingdom all the way to Mongolia. It's a 10,000-mile journey that runs through... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo

More Nismo-tuned Nissans coming thanks to new Nismo road car division

For years Nismo languished as the pseudo performance arm for Nissan but all that changed in early 2013 when the Japanese motorsport and tuning firm was named the official... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan 370Z

The future of the 370Z isn't much of a priority for Nissan

It seems the future of the Nissan Z may be stuck in limbo following the most recent round of updates for the 2018 model year, which also introduces a Heritage Edition... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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