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Nissan will offer a Nismo GT-R

Nissan will offer a Nismo GT-R

Feb 26 2013, 1:05pm CST | by

Hopped up GT-R coming!

There have been some big goings-on for Nissan and its Nismo performance segment. Nismo has opened its own plant for constructing automobiles. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn even said that the company would...

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Nissan will offer a Nismo GT-R

Feb 26 2013, 1:05pm CST | by

Hopped up GT-R coming!

There have been some big goings-on for Nissan and its Nismo performance segment. Nismo has opened its own plant for constructing automobiles. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn even said that the company would be offering a Nismo version of the GT-R.

The GT-R is already a highly competent car and Nissan previously announced a Track version of the vehicle. A Nismo version would presumably be even higher performing than the Track version. I'm really surprised that Nissan has waited so long to offer a Nismo GT-R, the company already has Nismo versions of everything from the Juke to the Z car.

The car you see in the picture above is actually the Nissan GT-R GT3 spec racecar the costs over $400,000. The car isn't street legal and you'll need a racing license to drive the car.

 
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13 hours ago

These are the 4.7 million cars affected by massive Takata airbag recall

Oct 20 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people. Below is the list of models covered by recalls ...
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13 hours ago

2015 Nissan Pathfinder Starts at $30,395

Oct 20 2014 4:10pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Price Increases from $685 to $1,775, Depending on TrimPricing for the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder has been announced, with the base S 2WD trim starting at $30,395, representing a $685 increase over the 2014 model. The top-trim Platinum 4WD model now starts at $43,985, an increase of $1,775. The destination charge has increased from $860 for 2014 models to $885 for 2015 models. Nissan has reconfigured some of the equipm ...
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15 hours ago

Fit-Based 2016 Honda HR-V to Debut in Los Angeles

Oct 20 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

B-Segment Crossover Faces off Against Nissan Juke, Jeep RenegadeIt’s been rumored for several years, and now we have official confirmation the 2016 Honda HR-V is coming to the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Although compact crossovers are of limited interest to most Truck Trend readers, the HR-V promises to be a significant model for Honda both in North America and globally, where B-segment crossovers like the Nissan Juke, Ford EcoSport, and the forthcoming Je ...
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16 hours ago

NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective Airbags

Oct 20 2014 1:25pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is counseling owners of vehicles affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to act fast to replace their defective airbags. The recall, expanded several times during the year, involves airbags that could deploy with too much pressure and cause injury. It affects millions of Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors vehicles. Related: BMW, Chrysler, Ford Join Ever-Expanding Airbag Recall Unsure if your vehicle i ...
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16 hours ago

NHTSA urges owners of recalled Takata airbag vehicles to take immediate action

Oct 20 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Acura, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation are taking the unusual step of issuing a followup press release urging owners of certain recalled vehicles "to act immediately" to fix their cars and trucks. The problem in question concerns the repair campaigns for rupturing Takata airbag inflators issued in ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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17 hours ago

Toyota, Lexus expanding Takata airbag recall, re-notifying customers

Oct 20 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Lexus, Toyota Toyota is re-notifying owners and expanding its Takata airbag inflator recall for some regions. The renewed campaign covers 247,000 examples of the Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra and Lexus SC430 that are located in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. All of the models come from the 200 ...
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18 hours ago

Ford Focus Electric gets $6,000 price drop, now starts at $29,995

Oct 20 2014 10:32am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Ford, AutoblogGreen Exclusive In early 2013, the Nissan Leaf shed a massive $6,500 from its $35,200 base price to offer a new starting price of $28,800. Since then, we have seen numerous other plug-in vehicles get smaller price tags, from the Honda Fit EV (lower lease price) to the Chevrolet Volt (around $5,000 lower) to the Mitsubishi i (a $6,130 drop). Last year, Ford lowered the $39,200 price of the Focus Electric by around $4,000, but that hasn't been enough t ...
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19 hours ago

New Honda HR-V, 2016 Acura ILX to Debut at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Oct 20 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Honda and its Acura luxury division plan to debut at least two vehicles at next month's 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. One is Honda's latest — and smallest — SUV, the HR-V; the first exterior images of the tiny crossover appeared last April. As we expected, Honda says the Fit-based HR-V will slot below the popular CR-V, which means it should compete against a burgeoning segment of entry-level crossovers l ...
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20 hours ago

Car Review Roundup: How the top-selling CUVs stack up

Oct 20 2014 8:41am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The time of year is coming where we’ve driven nearly all 2014 model year cars and all cars that have been updated for 2015, so we are pretty equipped to tell you which cars are worthy of your attention. Canadians love crossovers. Hitting that precious middle ground of being affordable, practical and more fun and fuel efficient than full-sized SUVs, CUVs also win hearts for their all-wheel-drive availability. Because there are just so many ...
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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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