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Nissan GT-R to return to V8 Supercars grid?

The V8 Supercars racing series’ Gen2 blueprint, to be introduced in 2017, has led to Nissan considering a rebirth of the mighty GT-R for the V8 Supercars Championship. The announcement came after speculation today that a conglomerate of Ford dealers plan to bring back the Mustang to keep the Blue …

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2015 Nissan Qashqai Diesel Review

Late last year, we drove the Nissan Qashqai petrol and loved the compact crossover’s attractive styling, decent road manners and great versatility. A new diesel variant has now joined the 2015 range, promising exceptional fuel economy without compromising drivability. In this review, we get behind the wheel of the diesel-powered …

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Nissan Nismo models to arrive in 2016?

Nissan Australia is fast tracking the process of bringing Nismo models to Nissan showrooms Down Under. Richard Emery, director of Nissan Australia, confirmed this week the company is closer than ever to securing the complete range of Nismo-tuned performance models. While still some time away from local launch, Nissan Australia …

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Skipper Tuning rolls out widebody Nissan GT-R

Aerodynamic specialist Skipper Tuning is presenting their latest project – a widebody Nissan GT-R. Fully customised and designed for the R35 GT-R, the body kit consists of widened front and rear wheel fenders with air breathers, front lip spoiler and splitter, extended side skirts and a rear diffuser. According to …

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2015 Nissan Navara pricing and specification

Nissan has announced the pricing and specification of the all-new 2015 Nissan NP300 Navara, which goes on sale officially in May. Four model grades will be available: DX, RX, ST and ST-X, with a massive twenty-seven variants on available, offering rear- and four-wheel drive, dual cab, king cab and single …

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Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan on sale now from $26,990

The Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan will join its hatch sibling in Nissan showrooms in Australia as part of the Pulsar Series II update. The new SSS sedan will replace the Pulsar Ti in the model line-up, with a similar level of specification but with the punchier 140kW/240Nm 1.6-litre direct-injected turbocharged …

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Nissan introduces 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R in the US

Nissan has introduced a new 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R in the USA to commemorates the GT-R’s long heritage. The car features a special gold exterior paint job called “Silica Brass”, a golden VIN plate located inside the engine compartment, and a commemorative plague on the dashboard. It rolls on …

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Nissan Juke sharpened with styling update and new engine

Nissan has refreshed its Juke compact SUV with styling updates, new features and an additional engine variant in the line-up. Positioned as a sporty crossover in Nissan’s extensive SUV range, the revised Juke will arrive in dealerships in late March priced from $23,490 excluding on roads.  The 2015 Nissan Juke receives …

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Nissan Sway concept unveiled – previews new design language

Nissan has officially unveiled its futuristic Sway Concept. The Sway provides a glimpse into Nissan’s future generation of compact models and the brand’s new design language. According to Nissan, the Sway’s edgy and swoopy design have been styled especially to appeal to European tastes and shake up the compact hatchback …

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Father of the Datsun Z, Yutaka Katayama, dead at 105

Nissan legend Yutaka Katayama, the man known as “Mr. K,” has passed away on Feb 19. He was 105. Katayama ran Nissan’s U.S. operations in the 1970s and is widely known as the father of the Datsun Z, the world-class affordable sports car. He retired from Nissan in 1977. Born …

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Nissan Leaf glows in the dark

Nissan in Europe has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to its all-electric Leaf. The manufacturer worked with inventor, Hamish Scott, creator of STARPATH, which is a spray-applied coating that absorbs UV energy during the day so that it glows for between eight and 10 hours when …

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Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster concept unveiled

Nissan has introduced its 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The one-off design study was created to gauge market interest and would join the current Nissan 370Z Nismo Coupe should there be enough demand. The concept gets a unique body kit said to be inspired by …

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