• Nissan GT-R RC by Nismo

    Nissan used this weekend’s 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon to roll out a new edition of its GT-R supercar, one aimed at well-heeled track enthusiasts and privateer race teams. If you’re unfamiliar with the Auto Salon, it's essentially the Japanese version of SEMA and manages to draw in the major automakers as well as the big name tuning companies each year. As for the new GT-R model, dubbed the GT-R RC (Racing Competition), it was developed by Nissan’s official in-house tuner and motorsport arm Nismo specifically for track use. It features slick tire-compatible suspension, lightweight...

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    Subaru celebrates 20 years of STI division with new museum

    For over 20 years Subaru's motorsports division STI (Subaru Tecnica International) has been churning out championship-winning rally cars and incredible road-going versions that have impressed scores of motor journalists and customers alike. Now, to commemorate its work with Subaru models, the STI...

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    Wald releases new photos of Nissan GT-R Black Bison

    Japanese tuning house Wald International has a wide range of styling and performance kits for nearly every major luxury car brand on the market, but this time the company has focused its attention on a humble Nissan, albeit one of the fastest Nissans ever produced. The car is the Nissan GT-R, a...

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    World’s automakers shun Tokyo Motor Show, but event will go on

    The Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA) has decided not to cancel this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, despite most of the world’s automakers pulling out of the event. Skipping the show this year will be the Detroit 3, as well as automakers from Germany, France, Sweden, and...

  • Shadow Sports Design Nissan GT-R
    Shadow Sports Design unveils aerodynamic-enhanced Nissan GT-R

    With the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon now good and over, we now have all the details about the latest modifications prepared for Nissan’s popular GT-R like this latest kit from Shadow Sports Design. Decked out in red, the custom GT-R features a number of aerodynamic modifications designed to improve...

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    Volvo pulls out of 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

    The Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA) is still deciding whether or not to cancel this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, currently scheduled for October, but with a string of carmakers confirming their non-attendance the show’s current status is looking grim. America’s...

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