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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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2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Aug 19 2014 7:40pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The mid-size Chevrolet Malibu sedan just emerged in brand-new form for the 2013 model year, but a lot has changed in this model even going into 2014. The reason? It's a tough road in the mid-size class, with a slew of excellent vehicles rising to the top of the category, including ...
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2014 Dodge Avenger

Aug 19 2014 6:20pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2014 Dodge Avenger, now out of production, was the brand's last mid-size sedan. The last of the Avengers wasn't particularly competitive in a ruthlessly Darwinian market for mid-size four-doors that saw the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, and Nissan Altima trounce it in sales, among others. Tha Avenger ...
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Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

Aug 19 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credits applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the market and it can, in some cases, effectively reduce your cost for such a model to that of an ordinary gasoline vehicle (or even less). The widely mentioned $7,500 tax cr ...
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2015 Subaru Legacy

Aug 19 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Subaru Legacy is no niche vehicle. You may not have put it in the same thought bubble as the Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, or Ford Fusion--but now, you should. It's taken a decade or so, but Subaru's gradual upsizing and mainstreaming of its cars has paid off impres ...
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You're Better Off Buying 100-Mile Electric Cars, Report Says; Shoppers May Disagree

Aug 19 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Hybrid SUV Reports

Sometimes mathematical logic is simply swept aside by the more primal emotions: fear, anxiety, and insecurity. Which is why so many car buyers make choices that cost them money in the long run. Some of those choices may be luxury items they want but don't need; others may be capabilities they'll rarely, if ever, use but want ...
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Top 10 discontinued cars: Which ones will you miss?

Aug 19 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

It that time of year again when automakers clean out their showrooms for the new model year. So while you’ll see plenty of all-new 2015 cars and trucks arrive in Canada over the next few months, it’s time to say goodbye, au revoir, auf wiedersehen or sayonara to these 10 vehicles not coming back: Acura TSX & TL We’ll miss ye, Acura TSX, and your slick-shifting six-speed manual.Nick Tragianis, Driving Honda’s luxury ...
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Hyundai Considering Crossover to Compete Against the Lexus RX

Aug 19 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Hyundai appears to be considering entering the luxury crossover market to compete with the Lexus RX, Audi Q5, and Cadillac SRX. That’s according to an interview Edmunds.com had recently with Hyundai CEO Dave Zuchowski.However, Zuchowski says Hyundai the main problem with creating a luxury SUV would be having a place to sell it. “We made a conscious decision on our premium products not to establish a secondary distrib ...
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A hard rock ballad for Nissan commercial vans?

Aug 18 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Nissan employs Bret Michaels, of 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' fame, to sing his take on 'Endless Love' to Nissan's commercial vans ...
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2015 Nissan Versa

Aug 18 2014 5:54pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Nissan Versa is one of the lowest-priced new cars on the market, and it serves as a great reminder that you can have a new car (and a new-car warranty), as well as a surprisingly good set of features for the money—provided you're willing to forgo some style, t ...
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Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

Aug 18 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, one of the more unusual crossover vehicles ever offered in the U.S., was sold for four model years: 2011 to 2014. With the complete redesign of the regular Murano five-door crossover for the 2015 model year, the CrossCabrio faded away and is not likely to be replaced. ...
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