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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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14 hours ago

Toyota unveils C-HR ahead of Paris Motor Show debut

Sep 22 2014 1:10pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Toyota has revealed two photos of its all-new C-HR hybrid concept ahead of its full debut at this year’s Paris Motor Show. Billed as a competitor to the likes of the Honda HR-V and Nissan Juke, the C-HR is Toyota’s take on a subcompact crossover that would slot below the RAV-4 and will be powered by a hybrid drivetrain. The Toyota C-HR hybrid concept.Handout, Toyota Styling is Toyota’s emphasis with the C-HR concept, complete with an over ...
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16 hours ago

Ford Talks More Details on 2015 Edge

Sep 22 2014 11:17am CDT | Source: Cars.com

When the 2015 Ford Edge goes on sale in spring 2015, it will start around the same price as the 2014 ($28,995) but swap the available engines. A turbocharged 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder will serve as the base engine, with a 3.5-liter V-6 optional, said Ford officials at a Midwest Automotive Media Association lunch on Friday. That's the opposite of today's 2014 Edge, which carries a standard V-6 and optional EcoBoost 2.0-lit ...
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16 hours ago

Fuel Economy Announced for 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon I-4

Sep 22 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Highway Figures Higher Than Tacoma, Frontier, Only Slightly Better than V-6A few weeks ago, the fuel economy for the V-6 versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon were announced and, to nobody’s great surprise, they fairly easily surpassed the mediocre performance of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. Today, economy figures have been released for the 200hp 2.5L gas I-4 base engine, which generally outpaces the competi ...
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17 hours ago

French Hypermiling: Ultralight Renault EOLAB Pegged at 235 MPG

Sep 22 2014 9:55am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The recently revealed Renault EOLAB concept is providing a glimpse of our ultralight, aerodynamic future with its seemingly hyperbolic fuel-efficiency rating: 100km/liter (translating to 235 mpg on the Euro cycle). It may also be previewing the unbearable lightness of mpg’ing. With its generous use of magnesium, aluminum, and specialty plastics and polymers, the EOLAB enjoys an 880-pound weight savings over the current Clio IV. And with a 0.235 drag ...
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17 hours ago

2015 Chevy Canyon, GMC Colorado to net up to 27 mpg with 4-cylinder

Sep 22 2014 9:25am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Truck, Chevrolet, GMC Before even officially going on sale to customers, the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup twins are already proving to be a success with dealer orders exceeding original projections. Now, there is even more good news for these siblings, with the fuel economy for their four-cylinder engines netting class-leading numbers and the 3.6-liter V6 getting segment-best ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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18 hours ago

Why Your Car Sucks: Nissan GT-R

Sep 22 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Some people are fans of the Nissan GT-R. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Nissan GT-R. This 2014 tongue-in-cheek car "review" is for those in the latter group.R ...
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20 hours ago

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in Blancpain Endurance

Sep 22 2014 6:32am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in Blancpain Endurance Blancpain Endurance Series - Round 5 - Main Race Mon 22.09.14, 1:01PM Top 10 1 #1 Ramos/Mies/Vanthoor – Belgian Audi Club Team WRT 158 laps 2 #85 Dusseldorp/Afanasiev/Buhk – HTP Motorsport Mercedes + 57.089 3 #19 Haupt/Al Faisal/Simonsen – Bla ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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20 hours ago

New Nissan Pulsar Compact Hatch Rivals VW Golf, But No U.S. Sales Planned

Sep 22 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Back in the 1980s, Nissan attached the name Pulsar NX to an unusual compact coupe that could be converted into a hatchback with removable panels. Now, Nissan is using the Pulsar name for a car that's a little less unconventional. The new Nissan Pulsar is a compact hatchback intended to steal sales from the Volkswagen Golf--but as of ...
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21 hours ago

Electric Cars Have Lots Of Torque; Use It Wisely, Kids! (Video)

Sep 22 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Electric-car ads typically emphasize efficiency and sustainability, but electric power offers other advantages too. In "Easy Thrills," its latest video ad for the Leaf plug-in, Nissan shows how an electric motor's instantly-available torque can enliven the driving experience. Unlike internal combustion engines, el ...
Source: All Small Cars   Full article at: All Small Cars
 

 
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22 hours ago

Video: Top Gear Drives The Nissan Zeod RC

Sep 22 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

By most accounts, the Nissan Zeod RC is one of the oddest-looking race cars we’ve seen. If anything, it looks like the kind of car that belongs at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah than it does in Le Mans. Yet there it was, racing around the famous race track on its way to setting the electric speed record at Le Mans. A car with such a unique background is deserved of the attention it gets, so much so that Top Gear actually brought the car to its own track to run a few laps around it.No, Jer ...
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