The Nissan GT-R LMP NISMO race car is front engine and front wheel drive because that is the most efficient aerodynamic package says designer Ben Bowlby.
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The Nissan GTR LM Nismo hybrid race car that was teased during this year’s Super Bowl made its Sebring debut this week along with the dominant Audi R18s.
Nissan executives confirms what we’ve been saying for months: the new for 2016 Nissan R36 GTR supercar will be a hybrid, even faster than the current car.
These 2 videos show the first of the Switzer Performance-built Cornzilla E1K Nissan GTRs to hit the roads of Europe, thanks to the Dutch boys from TotalCar!
Earlier this month, the (relatively) new wife and I set off a road trip from Chicago to New England. “We’re leaf peeping!” she said, more than once. Along the way, we stopped off at Oberlin, Ohio and paid a visit to my friends at Switzer Performance. As one of the world’s premier tuning shops and […]
Nissan’s upcoming Leaf EV has been getting a lot of attention recently, but the Leaf is far from being the only electric vehicle program underway at Nissan. Driving that point home this past Friday, Nissan released the sketch above on Infiniti’s Facebook page. Our own Chris DeMorro recently covered the topic of a new sportscar […]
Nissan has always been among my favorite brands. As far as Japanese cars go, it always stood out as a more performance-oriented brand than Toyota or Honda. I’ve also had good luck in terms of the reliability of my Nissans. One of my favorite cars was a ’92 240sx that had a bulletproof engine even […]
Remember way back in December last year, when the rumors were swirling that the next generation of Nissan’s sports rocket, the GT-R, would be getting a hybrid drivetrain? Since then we’ve gotten subsequent confirmation that, indeed, Nissan was thinking about putting some kind of electric drivetrain into the GT-R—be it hybrid or fully electric. And […]
Drag racing is the most basic form of motorsports, as well as one of the most exciting. Two cars line up against each other, and the first car across the finish line wins. There are different forms of drag racing for different cars, but, as they say, them’s the basics. Most drag strips are 1/4 […]
The Nissan LEAF is coming, and it could be the catalyst that makes electric cars more than just a pipe dream. Nissan says orders have already exceeded expectations and the hype around this little electric car is poppin’ (to use the vernacular of our times). Reality may dampen some expectations though; the 100 mile range […]
[social_buttons] In many circles, the Nissan GT-R is referred to as simply “Godzilla”, and with good reason. Cranking out 480 horsepower out of a twin-turbo V6, Nissan’s halo car is a track monster and a winner of many hearts and minds. But can it ever be green? Maybe. Rumor has it that Nissan is considering […]