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Next-gen R36 Nissan GT-R likely to eschew hybrid

Despite previous rumours about the next-generation R36 Nissan GT-R possibly going down the hybrid path, the GT-R’s chief product specialist believes it is unlikely, as company executives and customers don’t want the supercar to be more expensive than it currently is. While the R36 has received the green-light for production, …

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Rare metal: R32 Nissan Skyline HKS Zero-R – just one of four in the world

While the current-generation R35 Nissan GT-R may be the fastest and most technologically advanced of the revered badge, it’s far from the most exclusive. That crown goes to the Skyline R32 HKS Zero-R from the 1990s where less than a handful was built. Made by HKS in the early 1990’s, …

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820kW Nissan GT-R to challenge 911 GT2 RS Nürburgring record

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is currently the official Nürburgring production car lap record holder but British tuner, Litchfield thinks they can change that. Dubbed the LM1 RS GT-R, the Nissan GT-R-based challenger has been designed as the ultimate track-focused GT-R, capable of lapping the circuit in less than 6 …

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GT-R galore: ForceGT visits the Nismo Omori Factory

No trip to Tokyo is complete without a stop in at the Nismo Omori factory in Tsurumi Yokohama, just a short distance by train from Tokyo will have you land in the mecca for Nissan motorsport enthusiasts. You can tell you’re in for a treat when arriving by the distinctive …

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R36 Nissan GT-R to get autonomous technology

The next-generation R36 Nissan GT-R will reportedly receive some form of autonomous driving technology. Before you start throwing things at the computer screen, said technology is likely designed to teach owners drive better instead of taking over driving completely. Speaking to Car Dealer Magazine in Tokyo, Nissan Vice President of …

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Nismo takes the 2017 Nissan GT-R to the next level

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo has made its official debut today at the famous Nurburgring race track. Rather fitting for an official launch; the Nurburgring was where the GT-R’s performance was honed, tuned and developed. The new Nismo GT-R benefits from a refreshed face, similar to that on the standard GT-R. …

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Next-generation Nissan GT-R could be electrified

  While we all wait patiently for upcoming Nismo-tuned GT-R, Nissan’s engineers are busily working away at what will become their next-generation supercar. According to Autonews, Nissan designers are pulling and prodding at the GT-R’s design, to both improve driving characteristics and aerodynamics. Also high on improvement list will be the engine. Nissan’s chief creative officer, Shiro Nakamura suggested that the …

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Nissan teases 2017 GT-R ahead of New York Show debut

Nissan has released an official teaser of the updated 2017 Nissan GT-R, which is set to make its debut at the 2016 New York Auto Show. While there isn’t much you can make out from the photo, the 2017 model is only expected to bring minor visual changes. Inside, the …

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