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Gamers Turned Racers To Pilot Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 At Le Mans

If you had said only a few years ago that a video game fanatic would one day be racing in top level motorsport, based purely on their skill in popular racing sims like Gran Turismo, it’s safe to say that virtually everyone you came across would have doubted your claims. Today, however, we... read more

February 16, 2015 by
Nissan GT-R LM Nismo LMP1

Naked Nissan LMP1 Race Car Is A Punk Hot Rod From The Future

Nissan is venturing into the Le Mans world with its all-new GT-R LM Nismo LMP1 prototype racer. The car is quite different from the competition it will be racing against... read more February 6, 2015 by

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

Nissan Bringing GT-R Le Mans Racer And New NISMO Concept To Chicago

Hot off its debut in Nissan’s Super Bowl XLIX ad, the 2015 GT-R LM NISMO LMP1-spec race car is now on its way to Chicago for the city’s annual auto show, where... read more February 3, 2015 by

2016 Nissan Maxima

2016 Nissan Maxima Shown In Super Bowl Spot--Updated With New Photos

The Nissan GT-R is, without question, an impressive and engaging performance machine. The same can't be said about the Maxima, despite the "four-door sports car" moniker. But... read more February 3, 2015 by

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Nissan Design Chief: Next-Gen GT-R Arriving 2018 At The Earliest

There’s been a lot of talk about Nissan’s plans for its next-generation GT-R, the R36, with senior execs recently confirming a hybrid powertrain for the car and... read more February 3, 2015 by

Teaser for 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 Teased, Reveal May Come During Super Bowl

Nissan has released the first photo of its all-new race car that will compete this year in the premier LMP1 category of the World Endurance Championship, which also means... read more January 30, 2015 by

Nissan Juke RSnow

Nissan Juke RSnow Makes Tracks

The GT-R-powered Nissan Juke R is one of the most hilariously modified vehicles in recent memory, but at this time of the year—with the Northeast still recovering from... read more January 29, 2015 by

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... read more January 29, 2015 by

1996 Nissan 300ZX Twin-Turbo

1996 300ZX Twin-Turbo: Time Machine Test Drive

I had heard people speak of a brand-new 1996 Nissan 300ZX Twin-Turbo sitting in Nashville, Tennessee. In fact, I've seen people post photos of it to the Internet and write... read more January 27, 2015 by

2015 Renault R.S. 01 race car

GT-R-Powered Renault R.S. 01: From The Drawing Board To The Race Track

While Renault’s presence in Formula One continues to fade (it’s now just an engine supplier to a handful of teams), the French automaker through its Renaultsport... read more January 22, 2015 by

1996 Craigslist Maxima

Nissan Restored Luke Aker's 1996 Nissan Maxima--Then We Drove It

About a year ago, Luke Aker created a hilarious Craigslist ad for his 1996 Nissan Maxima GLE ironically titled, "Luxury Defined." You know the rest. The ad went viral, and... read more December 22, 2014 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


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