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Nissan IDx NISMO (left) and IDx Freeflow concepts, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan, Infiniti Backtrack On Radical Performance Offerings

A lot can change in a year, especially in the auto industry it would seem. Not long ago, senior Nissan and Infiniti execs were touting some pretty radical performance offerings but now it looks like the cars are all off the table. In the Nissan camp, there were plans for an electric sports car... read more

January 29, 2015 by 
 
Nissan sets record for world’s longest two-car drift

Nissan Sets World Record For Longest Two-Car Drift: Video

A stunt pulled off by Nissan in the Middle East over the weekend has seen the automaker awarded the Guinness World Record for the longest two-car drift. The drift involved a... read more December 17, 2014 by 


 
Luke Aker's restored 1996 Nissan Maxima. An affluent steed, indeed.

Luke Aker’s Restored 1996 Nissan Maxima: Stay Tuned For More

The hilarious Craigslist ad that spawned a project to restore Luke Aker’s much-loved but neglected 1996 Nissan Maxima to its former luxury has reached fruition. The car... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Edition (Japanese spec)

Nissan GT-R Gets A Few Updates For Japan, Plus 45th Anniversary Model: Video

Since its introduction for 2009, the R35 Nissan GT-R has continued to be upgraded and refined and with each successive model year. Typically, these upgrades are introduced... read more November 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS

2015 Nissan Juke Priced From $21,075, Juke NISMO RS From $28,845

Nissan’s updated Juke crossover, which we first saw back at the Geneva Motor Show in March, has finally made its U.S. debut, appearing this week at the Los Angeles Auto... read more November 20, 2014 by 


 
Nissan GT-R spins at 220 mph, escapes unharmed

Nissan GT-R Hits 220 MPH, Spins, Parachute Fails To Open: Video

This is a story of disaster narrowly averted. Arriving rapidly at 220 mph during a brutal half-mile run, this Nissan GT-R driver soon finds himself pirouetting through the... read more November 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Nissan Prepping ‘NISMO Lounge’ For SEMA

Nissan will have its own booth at the upcoming annual show of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), where it will feature a new ‘NISMO Lounge’... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
Matt McCulloh takes delivery of the first 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO in the U.S.

Nissan GT-R NISMO Lands In The U.S., Is Sold Out For 2015: Video

It was at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show last November that we first saw the covers come off Nissan’s awesome GT-R NISMO. Since then we’ve seen the car set a 7:08.679... read more October 28, 2014 by 


 
Terrible Nissan GT-R driver exhibits a glossary or poor skills

Nissan GT-R Driver Gives Best-Ever Bad Driving Lesson: Video

If you’re an amateur racer, a track day driver, or if you’ve even thought about driving, you should watch this video—but never do anything you see in it... read more October 16, 2014 by 


 
AMS Alpha Omega Nissan GT-R

AMS Alpha Omega GT-R Sets New 1/4-Mile Record: Video

We've been talking about the AMS Alpha Omega GT-R a lot recently. The car is an amazing feat of aftermarket engineering, and it recently ran away with the title at the Texas... read more October 16, 2014 by 


 
2001 Nissan Pathfinder

Woman Wants To Get Paid For Hitting Her Own Car With City Van

File this one under “You Have To Be Kidding Me,” subsection, “Shaking My Head.” A woman in St. Paul, Minnesota has filed a claim for damage to her car... read more October 13, 2014 by 


 
T1 Race Development at the Texas Invitational

T1 Race Development Takes On The Texas Invitational: Video

Recently, we showed you video of the AMS GT-R taking home the top spot at the Texas Invitational. That car is a physics-defying monster that's probably also capable of... read more October 13, 2014 by 


 
2016 Nissan GT-R facelift spy shots

2016 Nissan GT-R Spy Shots

We’ve been hearing a lot about Nissan’s next-generation GT-R, the R36, in recent months but the car’s arrival is still likely years away as we’re yet... read more October 9, 2014 by 


 
AMS Nissan GT-R

AMS GT-R Clears The Board At Texas Invitational: Video

For some time now, the team behind the AMS GT-R have been on a quest to go as fast as they possibly can. That means eight second quarter-mile times. It means over 200 mph... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
Nissan IDx NISMO (left) and IDx Freeflow concepts, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Design Chief: Nissan IDx And Z Could Be Same Future Sports Car

Could a completely new production model based on the well-received IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO concepts be the same model that's also a fully reengineered next-generation... read more October 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype at Dunsfold Aerodrome

Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans Racer Laps Top Gear Track In 1:05.3: Video

Recently, the guys at Top Gear were able to test Nissan’s ZEOD RC electrified race car around the Dunsfold Aerodrome. During that time, Nissan’s own racing driver... read more October 6, 2014 by 


 
 

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