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2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercars Unveiled

2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercars Unveiled

Feb 12 2013, 1:10pm CST | by

Not your mom's Altima

As a former Nissan Altima owner I can say without a doubt that the cars are rather boring to drive. The same can't be said for the rip snorting V8 supercar version of the 2013 Altima. Nissan has...

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2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercars Unveiled

Feb 12 2013, 1:10pm CST | by

Not your mom's Altima

As a former Nissan Altima owner I can say without a doubt that the cars are rather boring to drive. The same can't be said for the rip snorting V8 supercar version of the 2013 Altima. Nissan has unveiled two of the cars that will be racing in the V8 supercar series this year.

one of the cars is clad in a black and white Jack Daniels livery on the other one is clad in yellow and black Norton livery. Other than the general design, the cars have very little in common with the road going counterparts.

Nissan isn't offering of any details on performance for these racing cars, but you can bet they'll be incredibly fast. I can't wait to see these cars run at COTA in Austin.


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Dates for 2015 FIA WEC Prologue announced

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Oh Thank Hydraulic! Infiniti Q50S to Get G37-Derived Steering System for 2016

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Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver


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Watch this 800-hp Nissan Juke-R savage the 'Ring

Aug 29 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, Performance, Europe, Videos, Crossover, Supercars, Nissan The concept of the 545-horsepower Nissan Juke-R that stuffs the drivetrain of a GT-R into a subcompact crossover is already insane, but Russian company Shpilli Villi Engineering has taken things even further with their own crazy riff on the idea. Its version tunes the engine up to a claimed 800 horsepower, plus a shot of nitrous for an extra 200 hp to put it (way) over the top. Naturally, a num ...
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Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

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Begun the SLOG Wars Have: Uber Announces New Driver-Recruitment Initiative, Lyft Displeased

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2015 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO Test Drive

Aug 29 2014 8:07am CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

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Datsun expands low-cost revival with new Mi-Do in Moscow [w/video]

Aug 29 2014 7:05am CDT | Source: Autoblog

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Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog


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2014 Nissan Rogue SL AWD Long-Term Update 1

Aug 28 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Getting out of the 2014 Nissan Rogue and into cars with either traditional autos or even DSGs made me aware of how much Nissan is giving up with the CVT.The concept of the continuously variable transmission isn’t new. How not new? Well, its history traces back to a guy named Leonardo da Vinci and a drawing done right around 1490. While I am normally a huge fan of da Vinci’s work, they all can’t be winners. In fairness, he did inven ...
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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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