Tag Archives: Nissan

The Nissan Fairlady Z was named after a 1956 Broadway musical

The Nissan Z has been a staple Japanese sports car for decades. It's been something of an icon in the U.S., too, despite disappearing from the market for half a decade. Let's walk back in time and trace the iconic Z-car's steps through history with the help of Donut Media. The most interesting tidbit about the Nissan Z is its name. When it began selling...

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Could Nissan IMX trademark hint at IDx-like electric car?

Nissan has recently been discovered to have filed a trademark filing for the "IMX" name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The filing, discovered by Autoguide, was made on September 8 and specifies its use for vehicles, including electric vehicles. The similarity with the IDx name used for a sports car concept unveiled at the...

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A Nissan Leaf Nismo might be coming, eventually

If there is one automaker that has embraced electric performance cars, it's Tesla. Not only has the Silicon Valley automaker proved electric cars can look good, be luxurious, and work as daily drivers, it's also shown performance is a breeze with a proper battery pack, big motors, and the right software. When will other performance-oriented electric cars...

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Armada is first Nissan with video-streaming rearview mirror

Nissan is the latest automaker to introduce a video-streaming rearview mirror, which the Japanese automaker is calling an Intelligent Rearview Mirror (I-RVM). We first saw the technology introduced by Cadillac on the 2016 CT6. What it is, essentially, is a traditional rearview mirror with an...

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Fan crafts his own Lego Nissan GT-R Nismo

The types of media that an artist can use to create brilliance are limitless. You'll find thousands of examples of artwork that aren't crafted using pen and ink, brush and paint, or sculpting clay. One such piece of art is the incredibly detailed Nissan GT-R Nismo Firas Abu-Jaber built using Lego...

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2019 Nissan Altima spy shots

Nissan in January previewed the design of its next-generation Altima mid-sizer and now we have the first spy shots of a prototype. The car is due in showrooms in late 2018, as a 2019 model, and represents the sixth iteration of the Altima nameplate. January's preview of the next-gen Altima...

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Nissan Frontier Pro-4X off-road review

Term limits don't apply to the new car industry. If they did, the 2017 Nissan Frontier you see here wouldn't be a dead-ringer for the 2005 Nissan Frontier that hit dealer lots during George W. Bush's first term. A lot has changed since 2005. But not the Frontier. Sure, it's up for a redesign, but...

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