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Next-Generation Nissan GT-R Could Be a Hybrid

Next-Generation Nissan GT-R Could Be a Hybrid

Dec 21 2012, 12:37pm CST | by

Nissan GT-R expected to live until 2017

Rumors are swirling in the car world that the Nissan GT-R will be around until as late as 2017. The river also says that Nissan recently gave the green light to a project to develop the next...

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Next-Generation Nissan GT-R Could Be a Hybrid

Dec 21 2012, 12:37pm CST | by

Nissan GT-R expected to live until 2017

Rumors are swirling in the car world that the Nissan GT-R will be around until as late as 2017. The river also says that Nissan recently gave the green light to a project to develop the next generation GT-R. The most significant changes in the redesign are expected to come in the style on the outside and the engine.

Motortrend reports that it expects the basic dimensions of the vehicle to remained the same with a greater focus put on downforce and high-speed stability. The cars also tipped to possibly get a hybrid powertrain.

There are number of sports cars market today that use a hybrid powertrain to help increase power when needed and save fuel when cruising. The hybrid engine would produce an estimated 600 hp, assuming it ends up being the system is fitted into the Infiniti Essence concept car.


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2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO, 2016 Audi Q7, 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe: This Week’s Top Photos

Nov 1 2014 1:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

This week, Nissan’s GT-R NISMO finally landed in the U.S., and the first one has gone to the man behind one of the biggest GT-R forums on the web. The best part is that he fully intends to hit the track with his new 600-horsepower beast. We managed to drive the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 this week and f ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority


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2015 Nissan Sentra

Oct 31 2014 5:59pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Nissan Sentra gets what we'd call a realignment for 2015; with its features and options a bit reshuffled, in hopes that this compact-sedan family will attract more shoppers to the brand. And in the Sentra's segment of the market, competition is particularly tough, with some of the Sentra's rivals offering new technologi ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection


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Viva La Targa! Scion Chops Part of the Roof Off the FR-S Sports Car for SEMA

Oct 31 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

For years, rumors have swirled about Scion building a convertible version of the FR-S. Alas, well into the FR-S’ life cycle, such a thing has never appeared, at least not in production form. There was a concept, the FT-86 Open, which Scion parent company Toyota showed last year at the Geneva auto show. And along comes this: a lovely targa-roofed FR-S show car. Making its debut at the 2014 SEMA show, the “FR-S T1″ was created by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs and wears “Azzuro California B ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver


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Is This Twincharged Nissan The Most Forgotten Homologation Special?

Oct 31 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

This is the Nissan March R. Built in 1988, it is a supercharged and turbocharged 110 horsepower, hatchback with a limited-slip front differential and a weight well under 2000 pounds. And nobody's e ...
Source: Jalopnik   Full article at: Jalopnik


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Recall Alert: 2013 Infiniti QX56, 2014 QX80

Oct 31 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Vehicles Affected: More than 1,800 model-year 2013 Infiniti QX56 SUVs manufactured between Sept. 1, 2012, and April 26, 2013, and model-year 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUVs manufactured between June 18, 2013, and Feb. 11, 2014 The Problem: The driver's frontal airbag inflator may have been manufactured with an incorrect part. In a crash necessitating the deployment of the driver's airbag, the incorrect part may block the flow of propellant to the airbag an ...
Source: Cars.com   Full article at: Cars.com


15 hours ago

Caught! 2016 Nissan Titan Testing

Oct 31 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Styling Shows NV Fullsize Van Influence, Larger SizeFor the last several years, the Nissan Titan has been a virtual non-entity in the fullsize truck segment, soldiering on with a decade-old platform and powertrain, as its other rivals have gone through at least one, and sometimes two, ground-up redesigns. However, things are about to change in a major way with the introduction of the 2016 Nissan Titan. The sheets will finally and officially be pulled off at the 2015 Detroit Auto Sho ...
Source: Truck Trend   Full article at: Truck Trend


17 hours ago

This Nissan Skyline R34 Drift Car Has An American Secret

Oct 31 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Everyone is always swapping Skyline motors into other little Japanese sports coupes for more power. This guy did something like the opp ...
Source: Jalopnik   Full article at: Jalopnik


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2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

Oct 30 2014 7:15pm CDT | Source: CNET Car Tech

The NISMO RS version of the Nissan Juke should prove to anyone that the Juke is a sports car. This special edition gets power and handling enhancements taking it ...
Source: CNET Car Tech   Full article at: CNET Car Tech


1 day ago

Report: Mazda6 Coupe coming along with more Mazdaspeed models?

Oct 30 2014 6:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Mazda, Rumormill The predecessor to the Mazda6, the Mazda 626, was sold in a multitude of body styles across the globe. It could, of course, be had as a sedan, but a two-door coupe, known stateside as the MX-6, was also available on the same platform. Now, a new report from Motor Trend claims that a two-door version of the modern Mazda6 could be on the way. This would be remarkable for a number of reasons, as ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog


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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.


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