The Nissan Almera Nismo Performance Package concept has debuted at the latest round of the Super GT International Series in Malaysia. A seemingly unlikely beneficiary of attention from Nissan’s performance tuning division, the Almera...Show More Summary
The all-new Nissan X-Trail has been spied undergoing hot-weather testing in Death Valley, California ahead of its anticipated unveiling in the coming months and local launch in mid 2014. While the prototype’s body panels are camouflaged by heavy plastic cladding, … Continue reading ? The post Nissan X-Trail: softer-styled SUV here in mid 2014 appeared first on CarAdvice.
The next generation of Nissan's Dualis compact SUV has been spied testing this week, for the first time in its new production body. The Dualis first appeared in 2007, picking up a major styling update in 2010. In Australia, the Dualis is the second best-selling model in the small-SUV segment, trailing only Hyundai's ix35. Show More Summary
Just about every automaker has an electric vehicle in its lineup now, from the Nissan Leaf to the soon-to-be-released BMW i3, but among this crop of quiet cars there is only one electric SUV. The Toyota RAV4 EV came about as tribute from Tesla Motors, in recompense for Toyota ceding its Fremont, Calif., manufacturing digs. Show More Summary
We caught the 2014 Nissan Rogue testing in the desert.
We already know Nissan is working on a NISMO-enhanced GT-R for launch in 2014, and we also know that it’s set to be the fastest road car ever launched by the Japanese automaker. But now we know roughly how much power the car will deliver. Speaking with Top Gear, Nissan officials revealed that the upcoming GT-R NISMO model would produce "more...
As you've probably heard, Nismo is the division of Nissan that's responsible for motorsports and hotting up their normal cars with performance goodies. On one end of that spectrum we have the upcoming Nismo GT-R; on the other end, we have this guy. Read more...
Renault and Nissan have a global alliance and in India both companies keep re-badging each other’s vehicles. While Renault has re-badged the Micra as the Pulse and Sunny as the Scala, Nissan will do it’s first re-badge exercise on a Renault product with the Terrano. The Nissan Terrano, as you can see in the above [...]
Electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Honda Fit EV used to languish on dealership lots for months. A pricing war with aggressive incentives and cheap lease deals has changed all that. Last year, Nissan sold about half the number of Leafs it had anticipated, marking two years in a row of disappointing sales for the electric car pioneer. Show More Summary
For almost every year since the Nissan GT-R first debuted, Nissan has been figuring out how to cram more power under the hood or give it 911-like quickness around the Nürburgring. Looking to create a brand image for its performance arm,...Show More Summary
The release of Nissan Motor’s Leaf EV line of cars has generated strong optimism for those owning the company’s stock. The car is now the best-selling electric vehicle on the market, though Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) sold more of its Model S vehicle in May. Despite increasing sales, the Leaf still doesn’t appear to be making [...]
Posted on 06.17.2013 10:00 by Tom Burkart The new Nissan Altima is enjoying a sales up-swing at the moment following a $580 price cut that took effect May 3 of this year. The cheapest Altima’s are now just below $22,000 up to just above $30,000 for the loaded V-6 SL model. Show More Summary
It’s hard for me to be impartial about the Nissan Silvia: my first car was a 1983 200SX five-speed. I thought it was the coolest car ever. Unfortunately, I totaled it the very first time I drove it without adult supervision. (The story of that mishap, and its aftermath, can be read here.) I still [...]
In 2012, Nissan tapped into their social community's passion for rebuilding classic cars by introducing Project 370Z, the first ever social media build of a classic car. Over eight weeks, Nissan gave its community a choice of the car to restore, the parts to use, and the colors to paint it; together the community built a car from the ground up.
Update: The modified Nissan GT-R that recently set a record for the fastest street-legal GT-R over the quarter mile was incorrectly reported as being built by Switzer Performance. The car was actually built by ShepTrans, though it was equipped with some of Switzer’s components. Despite this Nissan GT-R looking completely normal on the...
Posted on 06.15.2013 23:00 by Simona In 2012, a stock 2013 Nissan GT-R ran the 1/4-mile in 10.87 seconds - a pretty good time for a stock car developing a total of 542 horsepower. In the realm of GT-R tuning, however, things go by a little bit faster, thanks to outputs that nearly double the stock horsepower. Show More Summary
Aftermarket tuner Switzer Performance was able to churn out a 170.47 MPH quarter-mile run from this R35 GT-R.
The yet-unnamed car will make its track debut next year.