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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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Official: Chevy City Express headed for dealers

Oct 25 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Work, Chevrolet With competition coming from the Ford Transit Connect, it's high time Chevrolet got in on the compact hauling action and took the fight to its cross-town rival... and it's doing so with a little help from Nissan. The Chevy City Express, a badge-engineered Nissan NV200, is now arriving at dealers, giving Bowtie fans a counter to Dearborn's compact van. "Our existing customers will love getting behind the wheel of the City Ex ...
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Oct 25 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

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12 hours ago

Nissan planning final GT-R facelift before next-gen due in 2017 with hybrid power

Oct 25 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Nissan has announced the current GT-R (R35) will be getting one last facelift before an all-new model will arrive in 20 ...
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18 hours ago

LeMons New England: Many Audis, Many Forgotten GM Cars, and the World’s Most Evil Vanagon

Oct 24 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The 24 Hours of LeMons has returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third annual Halloween Hooptiefest, and we’ve got some fascinating machinery among the 130 or so entries that rolled into the garage for our traditional Friday car inspections. Let’s take a look! First of all, the Mod Squad Vanagon made everyone stagger back in awe. The recipe: Take one third-gen Toyota MR2 that was wrapped around a shopping-mall light pole in a fit of ill-advised hoonage, take a Vanagon bod ...
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20 hours ago

Video: Nissan GT-R goes on Rockies Alberta adventure with Epic Drives

Oct 24 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Nissan, Canada Years after its original debut, the Nissan GT-R remains a much-feared, well-regarded entry in the sports car landscape. Sure, many of its original competitors are onto new generations these days, but Nissan has continually improved the GT-R, giving it meaningful tweaks almost every year since it came to the US market for 2009. Reviewers also just seem to keep finding things to praise about the all-wheel drive, turbocharged coupe. In th ...
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1 day ago

Student-Designed Visio.M EV Concept: How BMW’s i3 Should Have Looked

Oct 24 2014 12:59pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

BMW’s i3 electric hatchback is a lot of things—efficient, futuristic, packed with technology—but it isn’t exactly what you’d call handsome, at least not in the traditional sense. Students at the Technical University Munich (TUM), with backing from both BMW and Daimler, have come up with a solution—well, more of an alternative—in the form of an electric car that looks remarkably similar to the i3, albeit better-looking. The students’ i3 lookalike is called the Project ...
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1 day ago

VW vs. Toyota—FIGHT! The Tale of the Tape as Two Behemoths Vie to Be Number 1

Oct 24 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

There is safety in sales numbers, and as it becomes more and more costly to turn a profit in the car industry, we’ll continue to see brands consolidate under immense corporate umbrellas, such as Chrysler’s marriage to Fiat. But while some fight to survive, others fight to rule. Today, Toyota and Volkswagen dominate as the world’s largest automakers. But economic crises, natural disasters, and recall hysteria can change fortunes rapidly. What follows is a lo ...
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Roadtripping a Nissan GT-R through Alberta

Oct 24 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Road trips are great but having the right car is a necessity. This video from Motor Trend combines awesome twin-turbo power with amazing Alberta scenery. Ever wondered if a GT-R can herd cattle? Wonder no more! The video isn’t 100% car focused and the host takes us through fancy restaurants, ranches and caves but if you’re like us then you skipped those parts and watched the gratuitous launch control scenes. Is the GT-R the perfect car for an Alber ...
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1 day ago

Here are the 10 safest SUVs you can buy

Oct 24 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

More than likely, you’re considering buying a new SUV or crossover to haul a bunch of people and their stuff around in a safe and comfortable manner. And to find out just how safe your next new vehicle could be, buyers can turn to the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Privately run, the IIHS annually conducts its own crash tests and safety ratings. The safest vehicles receive Top Safety Pick (TSP) and Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) awards. This year, IIHS upgraded the re ...
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1 day ago

Caustic ACRostic: Bad-Ass Dodge ACR Viper Concept Debuts

Oct 24 2014 9:16am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

SEMA vehicles are often the antithesis of function, being gussied-up show cars that focus less on performance than outrageous style and overwrought glitz. Dodge is bucking that trend with this car, a Viper concept that’s all about light weight, prodigious grip, and ultimate speed. Feast your carbon-fiber-hungry eyes on the Viper ACR. Going several steps beyond the also-track-focused TA, the Dodge Viper ACR Concept is festooned in carbon-fiber aer ...
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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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