There’s an old joke that has Bill Gates boasting that if General Motors were as advanced as the computer industry, “we’d all be driving cars with V32 engines that got 1000 miles to the gallon”. The 1990s-era joke then has former GM boss Jack Smith retort with the idea that a Microsoft-inspired car would crash twice […]
The Nissan GT-R is nicknamed "Godzilla" for a good reason — it's a beast capable of decimating just about anything standing between it and victory. But if you want to get your hands on that kind of speed, you'll need to pony up someShow More Summary
The most extreme factory GT-R fetches $65,000 more than the basic edition.
Nissan has unveiled a new Track Edition of its flagship GT-R model. Based on the car's 2017 vintage, which premiered in March, it has been engineered by the marque's NISMO racing division, which has squeezed in a few more horses under...Show More Summary
For anyone that that thinks an Asian Car Show would be a niche market, think again. They even charged admission and people lined up for blocks at the Queen Mary yesterday to see it. A crowd as diverse as all of Los Angeles was there for great cars and a trip down memory lane. Something […]
The Nissan Sentra is one of the automaker’s top sellers. Only the Altima and Rogue log more sales in a given year. The Sentra nameplate spans more the three decades across seven generations, but for 2017, the naturally aspirated Sentra receives a suitable companion in the new SR Turbo. Pricing for both models was recently […]
People often forget this, but the original Nissan GT-R wasn’t just a giant-killer: it was a hell of a bargain. When the car launched in 2008 (yes, it’s been on the market almost a decade now!) with a base price of $69,850, it could shame vastly more expensive cars in a way that made a Corvette look like a Cavalier. Show More Summary
The ultimate Honda CB550 cafe racer, a Suzuki Savage with Nissan Leaf power, and a gorgeous BMW R100 GS sidecar rig. Meet the bikes that revved our engines this week. Honda CX500 by BBCR Engineering There is no denying the rise in popularity of the Honda CX500 in the custom world. Show More Summary
As a relative minnow in the world of luxury cars, Infiniti needs to embody a point of difference. And the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Nissan appears to have a design-led development approach that provides precisely that. Speaking at the launch of the new 2017 Infiniti Q60 twin-turbo coupe in the US this past week with […]
The first electric car from a major maker is an easy driver, but it needs more range.
The EnGuard concept inaugurates Nissan's portable battery pack tech.
Nissan highlighted some Japanese craftspeople being incredibly good at their jobs in a commercial for their Nissan Caravan. YouTube link (via Laughing Squid) The Presurfer
This very naked bike isn’t ashamed of its new electric heart. Based on a 2003 Suzuki Savage, it has a 40hp Enertrac electric hub motor and batteries from a Nissan Leaf. It’s currently tuned to go 100mi per charge.
Nissan today announced pricing for the 2017 GT-R Nismo in conjunction with the 12th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, California. The track-oriented Nismo is priced from $176,585, a large step up from the $111,585 Nissan charges for the GT-R Premium model. CHECK OUT: 2017 Nissan GT-R first drive review The new Nismo features unique...
The only choice you're making when ordering the Nissan GT-R Nismo is the color, which is also the only way to drive the price up beyond the nearly $177,000 starting price. Continue reading 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo somehow still a bargain...Show More Summary
The entry-level S trim now starts at $17,825 (including freight).
Nissan highlighted some Japanese craftspeople being incredibly good at their jobs in a commercial for their Nissan Caravan. Due to an aging population and young people gravitating away from the field the traditional skills and craftsmanship of Japan are at a danger of being lost forever. Nissan Caravan was born from this lineage of ultra-sophisticated […]
Adding more power and stiffening the chassis, all in an affordable package, still might not be enough to make the SR Turbo what it needs to be. Continue reading A Gift Horse: 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo A Gift Horse: 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Nissan Japan presents a brief compilation of their nation’s dedicated laborers, from craftspeople, to industrial workers, each performing their jobs with a sense of pride, regardless of how small or large of a task.
Strong hints of a future Nissan Leaf on display (Picture: Bertel Schmitt) Nothing symbolized Japan’s economic heydays more than Tokyo’s Ginza with its luxury department stores, designer boutiques and hostess bars, where a cocktail and some small talk could cost you big money. Ginza’s bustling 4-chome intersection is what Times Square [...]