Tag "Nismo"

Five cool Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 things

With the Bathurst 12 Hour only days away, Nissan’s been busy preparing its sole Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 to defend last year’s win at The Mountain. MOTOR joined Nismo last week at Phillip Island to watch the team dial in

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Nissan Oz still fighting for Nismo road cars

After continued setbacks in bringing the Nismo brand to Australia, Nissan Oz says it still ‘thinks’ it can secure the brand’s motorsport inspired road cars. In response to MOTOR’s question as to where Nismo’s local plans currently stand Richard Emery,

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Sweet Dream | Nismo R35 800R

To Japanese car tragics or Gran Turismo fans, the Nismo 400R will need no introduction. It’s one of the rarest and most legendary GT-Rs ever produced. Back in 1997, Nissan’s motorsport arm NISMO was given the task of creating a

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Nissan 370Z Nismo

They say self-possession comes with age, and it certainly seems to be coming to the Nissan 370Z. Last year, as a toe-dipping exercise before really establishing its Nismo performance sub-brand, Nissan gave its now five-year-old V6-engined rear-drive coupe an official

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SEMA | Nissan GT-R Nismo N Attack

In late-2013 a Nissan GT-R Nismo lapped the Nurburgring in just 7min08.679sec, a stunning lap time only 11sec slower than the Porsche 918 Spyder. Nissan admitted, however, that the record-setting car did have a few choice modifications, dubbed the ‘N

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Nissan GT-R Nismo

It takes a certain level of driver to test a Nissan GT-R – a car with a 0-100km/h time of 2.7sec – and say, “Can you make it quicker?” In the six years since Nissan dropped the Skyline moniker and

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Nissan GT-R Nismo front-driver pulled from racing

Nissan is whipping its GT-R Nismo front-driver off the racing circuit to urgently address technical issues. The Japanese brand admits its GT-R Nismo is uncompetitive in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and will be yanked from racing for an

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