Nissan

Nissan is a Japanese automaker that was founded in 1933, although its roots go back to 1914, when Masujiro Hashimoto established Kaishinasha Motor Car Works, Japan’s first automobile manufacturer. Nissan started to expand into worldwide markets into the 1950s and established a U.S. subsidiary in 1958. By 1970, Nissan had become of the world’s largest exporters of automobiles with successful sales of both Nissan and Datsun vehicles.

In 1999, due to financial difficulties, Nissan entered an alliance with Renault. The partnership resulted in sharing of platforms and engines between the brands. Mitsubishi joined the alliance in 2016. Nissan also operates Infiniti, a luxury brand, and revived Datsun as an affordable brand in 2013. Nissan’s alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi is one of the largest in the world, competing with Volkswagen Group and Toyota Motor Corp to lead in global auto sales. Iconic modern and historic nameplates Nissan nameplates include the Fairlady, 240Z, Silvia, Skyline, Patrol, Maxima, Frontier, Qashqai, 370Z, Titan, and GT-R.

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Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R Loses Gracefully To The Tesla Model S Plaid

Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R Loses Gracefully To The Tesla Model S Plaid

Watch in tears as a 650 hp Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R attempts to keep up with a Tesla Model S Plaid, but fails gracefully

Old versus new drag races are always interesting even when one of the contenders seems to be heavily outgunned. With that in mind, Hoonigan is giving us another “This vs Plaid” drag race, and this time, the challenger is a Japanese legend – the Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R. Despite Godzilla being severely outmatched, the 12-year-old in me is still rooting for it. Here’s how it holds up to the Tesla Model S Plaid.

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This R36 Nissan GT-R Rendering Makes Us Crave For The Next-Gen Godzilla Even More!

This R36 Nissan GT-R Rendering Makes Us Crave For The Next-Gen Godzilla Even More!

The R36 GT-R could borrow design cues heavily from the Nissan Vision 2020

The Nissan GT-R is a name that really needs no introduction, does it? The current-gen R35 is a little long in the tooth and fans of Godzilla have been asking for a new one forever now. Here’s Mat Watson from Carwow giving us a run down and what he thinks the next generation GT-R could look like.

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These Are The Cars With Most Horsepower Per Dollar in 2022

These Are The Cars With Most Horsepower Per Dollar in 2022

’Donut Media’ does a deep dive to reveal the cars that offer the most horsepower for your dollars

Despite the ongoing chip crisis, there are some fantastic choices of new cars (if you can get your hands on one, that is) out there, and James from Donut Media gives us a run down the rides that offer the most ‘HRSPRS’ i.e horsepower for your dollar.

His end goal? To find out which new car offers the most value, when it comes to the number of ponies on tap.

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2023 Nissan Z - Kicking off the Summer in Style

2023 Nissan Z - Kicking off the Summer in Style

The Nissan Z could go on sale in the summer of this year assuming, of course, the world stays in one piece

We know that the 2023 Nissan Z won’t be available in Europe, we know that the Nissan 400Z Nismo could be a hybrid, and there’s a good chance that there may even be a 400Z convertible. But, before all of that happens, the Nissan Z coupe needs to go into production, and a new report has shed light on when that might happen and when it will officially go on sale.

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Here's Why The Nissan GT-R R35 Is, Once Again, The Bargain Sports Car It Once Was

Here’s Why The Nissan GT-R R35 Is, Once Again, The Bargain Sports Car It Once Was

The Nissan GT-R may not be the hottest sports car in 2022, but it’s one of the best high-performance offerings on the used market

The topic of the Nissan GT-R is as trite as worn-out jeans in the 1980s. There’s no hiding the fact that the R35 GT-R is an old car now, and is painfully outdated compared to what the competition has brought. However, back in 2007, GT-R made a comeback and offered supercar-rivaling performance for half the price of a Porsche 911 Turbo. And, in 2022, buying a brand new GT-R isn’t as justifiable as it once was, but buying a used one seems to be the most sensible, non-sensible decision you can make, and here’s why.

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2022 Nissan Micra Kiiro

2022 Nissan Micra Kiiro

The Micra Kiiro will be limited to only 250 examples

Back in January, Nissan announced the special edition Juke Kiiro x Batman - a model inspired by the future "The Batman" movie which will premiere in London on 4th March 2022. Now the company is expanding its Kiiro name to the compact Micra.

The new Nissan Micra Kiiro will be limited to only 250 examples, and it is now on sale in the U.K. market with prices starting from £18,375.

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2022 Nissan Frontier Project Adventure

2022 Nissan Frontier Project Adventure

A concept ready to take on any American roads!

Nissan brought the Frontier to the North American market back in 1997 and since then more four million trucks were sold. With the new generation, the company has bigger hopes, as the new Frontier is the first one dedicated for the North American market and it is not shared with the global model.

At the 2022 Chicago Auto Show, Nissan revealed three concept cars that will prove that only the sky is the limit when it comes to the customization possibilities of the Frontier. The first one - Frontier Project 72X - pays tribute to the Datsun 720, and the second one Project Adventure was built to invite American customers to explore the amazing sceneries of the U.S., no matter where they are located.

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Here's A Compilation Of Every Car Commercial You'll Be Seeing During The 2022 Super Bowl

Here’s A Compilation Of Every Car Commercial You’ll Be Seeing During The 2022 Super Bowl

From Nissan to BMW, here are all the car commercials that have been revealed ahead of the Super Bowl scheduled for 13th February

The Super Bowl is the biggest event of the year and companies spend a lot on advertisements. At this point, it’s kind of become a tradition, and even car companies don’t shy away from spending big bucks on commercials. Last year, Jeep stole our hearts with ‘The Middle’ ad, and the year before that, GMC brought out the ‘Quite Revolution’ in the form of the reincarnated Hummer – with a new spirit, of course.

This year, automakers have been a little more proactive and many of them have come out with Super Bowl commercials. The 56th American Football Championship is scheduled for 13th February, and here are the car commercials that are already released:

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2022 Nissan Frontier Project 72X

2022 Nissan Frontier Project 72X

Nissan pays tribute to the legendary Datsun 720 with a custom Nissan Frontier created by Nissan Design America

The 2022 Chicago Auto Show opened its doors today for the media, and in two days, it will also be opened for the public. There will surely be a few things to see in there, so go ahead and pay a visit if you can.

At the Nissan booth, for example, you will see a trio of concept cars, all based on the 2022 Frontier. All three concept cars were designed by Nissan Design America to show the unlimited customization possibilities with the truck.

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How Does a Stock Nissan GT-R Hold Up Against a NISMO GT-R And a GT-R Modified By Mine's?

How Does a Stock Nissan GT-R Hold Up Against a NISMO GT-R And a GT-R Modified By Mine’s?

Stock, Modified, or NISMO? Three Nissan GT-Rs battle it out at the Tsukuba circuit to find out who’s the fastest

The Nissan GT-R seems to be an unending topic, just like its production cycle. Debuted in 2007, the R35 GT-R is now in its 15th year – longer than the previous three GT-R generations together. Because of its unusual longevity, the R35 has had many different versions over the years, each better than the previous? Or is it? Best Motoring’s official YouTube channel featuring some of the best professional racers from Japan pits a stock 2017 GT-R versus a 2015 NISMO GT-R and a 2011 GT-R modified by Mine’s.

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Official Prices For The Nissan Z Will Be Announced In Spring 2022, And Here's What We Found Out

Official Prices For The Nissan Z Will Be Announced In Spring 2022, And Here’s What We Found Out

A Nissan product specialist misquotes the Nissan Z’s starting price, getting our hopes up for a more affordable sports car, in vain

Nissan gave us a proper, enthusiast’s sports car for the first time in 13 years. There are very few cars that are as anticipated as the Nissan Z, in 2022, and from August you’ll be able to order one. With this in mind, the retro-styled coupe made another appearance, at the 2022 Houston Auto Show, where GT: Garage Talk talked with a Nissan product specialist, revealing new details about the pricing.

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A Nissan GT-R NISMO Shows It's still Insanely Fast, Despite Its Age

A Nissan GT-R NISMO Shows It’s still Insanely Fast, Despite Its Age

The Nissan GT-R NISMO shows that it may be old, but it definitely isn’t obsolete, as it touches 200 mph on the Autobahn

The Nissan GT-R has one of the biggest cult followings of any car. The fact of the matter is, the current R35 generation has been around since 2007. That’s 15 years in production, which is two years longer than the R32, R33, and R34 production cycles combined. But while the R35 GT-R may not be aging as gracefully, it’s still insanely capable, and AutoTopNL finally managed to get a 2015 GT-R NISMO in order to put it through its paces, on the Autobahn.

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This Nissan GT-R Tuned By Top Secret Is Being Sold For More Than $120,000

This Nissan GT-R Tuned By Top Secret Is Being Sold For More Than $120,000

Would you buy it?

The Nissan GT-R has been with us for more than 10 years now, and yet it still has plenty of life in it as numerous tuning companies haven’t stopped tinkering with the R35 as we know it. One such tuning company is Top Secret, which is selling its take on a 2011 Nissan GT-R Black Edition for ¥14,120,000 (around $122,284).

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This Extremely Modified Nissan 240SX Is Far From Your Average Drift Missile

This Extremely Modified Nissan 240SX Is Far From Your Average Drift Missile

How does this 2JZ-swapepd Nissan S14 manage a 1.4-second 0 to 60 mph sprint?

Nissan 240SX has been established as one of the go-to platforms if you want to build a drift missile. So much so that the cars are now absurdly expensive thanks to the “drift tax”. However, Albert, from AD Turbo has done something completely different and totally insane with his 1997 “Kouki” (late-model) S14, which turned it into the quickest street-legal Nissan 240SX that can stand up even to heavily modified GT-R’s.

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2022 Nissan JUKE Kiiro x Batman

2022 Nissan JUKE Kiiro x Batman

Kiiro means yellow, but this special edition is not yellow!

"The Batman" - one of the most anticipated movies of 2022 will have its premiere in London on 4th March 2022. The movie will feature Bruce Wayne as The Batman and Selina Kyle as cat woman. What does this have to do with Nissan? Well, the company will support the cinematic debut of the movie The Batman, and in order to celebrate this event it will also offer its British customers a special edition Juke Kiiro x Batman.

The special edition will be limited to 500 units and will arrive to British customers starting at the end of February. Prices will be announced at a later date.

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What is the Cheapest Nissan?

The Versa is Nissan’s cheapest car in the United States. A subcompact sedan, the Versa is sold as the Almera in other markets. Priced from $14,730, the Versa is also one of the most affordable sedans in the U.S. The Versa is almost $1,000 cheaper than the Versa Note, a slightly smaller hatchback.

What is the Sportiest Nissan?

The GT-R is arguably Nissan’s sportiest vehicle. Although it’s already 12 years old as of 2019, the GT-R continues to deliver solid performance and the Nismo version has what it takes to give its more modern competitors a run for their money. The Nismo rides on a more aggressive suspension setup, it sits closer to the ground, and features a stiffer ride. The powerful engine helps as well. The twin-turbo, 3.8-liter cranks out a solid 600 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque, a notable increase form the standard GT-R.

What is the Most Popular Nissan?

Nissan’s best-selling vehicle in the United States is the Rogue, a compact crossover built on the same platform as the Qashqai (known as the Rogue Sport in the U.S.). With sales of 93,814 units in the first quarter of 2019, the Rogue is far more popular than sedans like the Sentra and Altima, which barely hit 50,000 units. In 2018, the Rogue sold an impressive total of 412,110 examples.

What is the Most Expensive Nissan?

The GT-R Nismo is by far the most expensive Nissan you can buy. Priced from $210,740, it costs more than four times more than the second-most expensive vehicle in the lineup, the Armada SUV, priced from $47,100. Alongside the regular GT-R, which starts from $113,540, the Nismo is the only Nissan that costs more than $50,000.

What is the Fastest Nissan?

The impressively powerful GT-R Nismo is also incredibly fast. Nissan claims a 0-to-60 mph sprint of 2.5 seconds, which rivals the ratings of notably more powerful supercars. Its top speed is also superior to other Nissan models at 205 mph. This benchmark isn’t good enough to defeat top-tier supercars, but it’s impressive to say the least for a design that’s more than 10 years old.

Are Nissan Cars Reliable?

Like many Japanese cars on the market, Nissans are generally rated among the most reliable vehicles on the market. Nissan was included on all major survey for reliability in recent decades with several nameplates listed as being dependable. It’s the smaller cars that are usually more reliable due to their simple design, the SUVs like the X-Trail and Rogue are also dependable. No matter the survey, you’ll always find Nissan among the 10 most reliable brands.