Tag Archives: Nissan

How can the Nissan Titan brake quicker than a Mini?

A Nissan Titan weighs 5,811 pounds. A Mini Countryman weighs 3,629. The former requires a shorter distance to reach a complete stop from 60. Sounds crazy, but it's true, and Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to, well, explain how the full-size pickup truck can out-brake a Mini...

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Nissan GT-R horde destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in a fire that engulfed RB Motorsport in Wigan, United Kingdom on Friday. And we hear that they were all customer cars. RB...

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Next Nissan electric car likely to be SUV

Nissan will unveil a redesigned Leaf later this year, but the compact hatch is just one of multiple electric cars the automaker is planning. The next is likely to be a crossover SUV, Daniele Schillaci, who's in charge of electric cars at Nissan as well as sales and marketing, told Automotive...

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Nissan Leaf teased

Nissan has given us our first official glimpse at its next-generation Leaf due out later this year. The teaser, the first in a series of photos Nissan will release in the lead up to the reveal of the new Leaf, gives us a look at the design of the car's headlight which appears to feature LED...

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US Customs seizes 1996 Nissan Skyline GT-R in South Carolina

Someone's JDM dreams are about to be crushed. All JDM Motors, a company specializing in imported parts from Japan, attempted to smuggle a 1996 Nissan R33 Skyline GT-R into the U.S. with a container full of various other Nissan parts. But, the plan went awry during a random search of the shipping...

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Renault, Nissan plants back online following cyber attack

Following the widespread cyber attack, dubbed "WannaCry," this past Friday, Renault and Nissan resumed nearly all manufacturing operations. Renault and Nissan, which are joined in an alliance, were both affected in the attack that spread to 150 countries. Automotive News (subscription required)...

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Nismo mulls high-performance pickup for US

Nissan is finally getting serious about its in-house tuner Nismo. A week ago, Nissan announced the establishment of a new Nismo department focused specifically on road car development. The goal is to boost Nismo sales primarily through the expansion of the lineup. Around 15,000 Nismo models were...

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