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2012 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car

Twin-Turbo Ford GT, 2012 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3, Dodge Dart: Today's Car News

Dodge and Travis Pastrana have teamed up for RallyCross. Pastrana will be driving a new 2012 Dodge Dart with a 2.0-liter Tigershark engine with more than 600 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque. With power being sent to all four wheels, the Dart will hit 60 mph from a standstill in just 1.9... read more

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Nissan GT-R comes close to hitting the wall three times during drag race

Lucky GT-R Driver Avoids Crashing 3 Times During Drag Race

Proof that all-wheel drive cars can be upset by too much power, even in a straight line, is this video footage of a drag race between two highly-modified Nissan GT-R... read more March 20, 2012 by 

Datsun F10

Guilty Pleasure: Datsun F10

We haven't seen a Nissan product in this series since the Datsun 810, way back in September, so we're due! I've thought about the odd-looking NX2000, but then someone on the... read more March 14, 2012 by 

Photo courtesy American Le Mans Series

Sebring Pre-Race Test Complate - Audi Tops Time Sheets

Audi continued to control the second day of pre-race testing for the 60th anniversary Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, as the R18 Quattro coupe driven by Tom Kristensen topped... read more March 14, 2012 by 

2012 Nissan DeltaWing project

Nissan Joins DeltaWing Project: Video

Nissan is the latest to join Ben Bowlby’s DeltaWing project, announcing today that it will be competing at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans together with the... read more March 13, 2012 by 

Nissan LM P2 racer at Sebring - Anne Proffit photo

Nissan Sticking With LMP2 - For Now

Nissan is ruling out an LMP1 entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for the 2012 season - and likely beyond - sticking with the production-based LMP2 entries... read more March 8, 2012 by 

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept  -  2012 Geneva Motor Show

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept: Live Photos And Video From Geneva

At the Geneva Motor Show, Nissan released more details for the Hi-Cross Concept that it's previously teased. At face value, the Hi-Cross provides a first glimpse of a... read more March 6, 2012 by 

2013 Nissan GT-R

2013 Nissan GT-R Driven, 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth, 2012 BMW M3: Today's Car News

Our man Kurt drove the 2013 Nissan GT-R to see if Godzilla's latest upgrades warrant the sticker price increase. After a day of driving he concluded the car is still insane... read more March 5, 2012 by 

The 2013 Nissan GT-R at Palm Beach International Raceway

2013 Nissan GT-R: First Drive

Nissan's GT-R sport coupe, launched in Japan in late 2007 and in the U.S. mid-2008, is the continuation of the storied Nissan Skyline GT-R. Throughout its history, the GT-R's... read more March 1, 2012 by 

An 800 horsepower 2010 Nissan GT-R, built by SP Engineering.

An 800-Horsepower Nissan GT-R Visits Jay Leno's Garage: Video

When Nissan’s legendary GT-R first hit the U.S. in 2008, the car was universally praised for delivering supercar performance at bargain-basement pricing. With 480... read more February 28, 2012 by 

The 2013 Nissan Altima, sans disguise.

2013 Nissan Altima Accidentally Revealed

Nissan is celebrating 30 years of production at its Atsugi, Japan technical center, so it produced a commemorative video (shown below) to mark the event. One problem, though... read more February 28, 2012 by 

Nissan's Hi-Cross concept

Nissan Previews Next-Gen X-Trail SUV With Hi-Cross Concept

Nissan’s X-Trail is a compact SUV/crossover that’s sold in most markets outside of the United States and Canada (although the X-Trail was originally offered to... read more February 27, 2012 by 

Nissan CMF 4+1 Big Module Concept

Nissan Announces Next-Generation 'CMF' Modular Platform

To be successful as a major automaker these days, building several models off a common architecture or platform and sharing components is the only way to go. Just ask... read more February 27, 2012 by 

2012 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car

Nissan GT-R To Enter GT300 Class In Japan’s Super GT Series

The Nissan GT-R has proven itself time and time again, both on and off the race track, but nowhere has it been such a formidable force than in its domestic market’s... read more February 24, 2012 by 

2013 Nissan Pathfinder during winter testing

Take A Ride With Engineers Testing The New 2013 Nissan Pathfinder: Video

We already have a pretty good idea of what the new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder will look like thanks to the unveiling of a thinly-veiled concept at both the recent Detroit and... read more February 22, 2012 by 

Project 370Z

Nissan Invites Fans To Participate In "Project 370Z"

Yesterday, Nissan unveiled the refreshed 370Z Coupe and Convertible. Today it is inviting fans to participate in what it's calling "Project 370Z." In an effort to highlight... read more February 9, 2012 by 


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