Tag "Nissan"

Aussie Matt Simmons to race for Nissan in GT3

Nissan has announced Matt Simmons, Australia’s recent gamer-turned-racer, will compete in next year’s Blancpain Endurance Series for the brand. He will join the Nissan GT Academy Team RJN squad for the 2016 season of the Blancpain Endurance Series driving a

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Kia Proceed GT vs Mazda 3 SP25 vs Hyundai i30 SR vs Holden Cruze SRI vs Nissan Pulsar SSS

We’d all love an HSV, AMG or 911 in the driveway, but the realities of life, or budget, often mean settling for something further down the food chain. That’s no excuse for abandoning the enthusiast church, of course. Quite a

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Video | Legendary Nissan GT-R racer unleashed at Fuji

It’s always nice to see old racecars rolled out of the museum and onto the track for a blast, for old times’ sake. This time it was the 1999 Japan Grand Touring Championship-winning R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R, driven back then

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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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Next generation |Nissan GT-R R36 | concept car

The next generation R36 Nissan GT-R is not the car that Mr GT-R, former chief engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno, would build. The outspoken race engineer, who reported directly to Carlos Ghosn for over a decade, was a stickler for his chosen

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Tokyo Motor Show: Nissan previews next GT-R

Nissan has stirred fresh speculation of a next-generation GT-R by mysteriously tweaking its Gran Turismo concept car in time for the Tokyo Motor Show. Where such concept cars might be left to rot in a corner of museum, Nissan has

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Nissan GT-R at Bathurst

Pretenders are uncovered ruthlessly in racing. Craftier, older heads exploit weaknesses the debutants never knew they had. Some grow into solid players and a rare few into stars. This story was originally published in our March 2009 issue But once

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Sweet Dream | Nissan S16 Silvia

We’ve never quite gotten over the death of the S15, or 200SX as it was known here. Our 2001 PCOTY winner was taken from us far too soon, leaving a hole in Nissan’s line up that the 350Z never came

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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 Gripz Concept revealed

A couple of hints are in the name of the Nissan Gripz Concept – enthusiasts need to come to grips with a future Z-car crossover. Although the Gripz Concept previews “an innovative new future for the marque,” the Japanese brand

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