nissan

  • Locally produced Ford Raptor is a go!

    Ford has finally lifted the covers from their highly-anticipated Ranger Raptor bakkie. The Raptor will be produced in Thailand and Pretoria and is expected to go on sale in 2019. The Raptor boasts some interesting dimensions – 1873mm in height, 2180mm in width and 5398mm in length. Ground clearance...
  • Nissan Qashqai gets fresh new facelift

      Nissan’s Qashqai has aged well since it’s introduction, but Nissan has seen fit to update the SUV for the first quarter of 2018. The most notable improvement is the addition of Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility technology, which includes features like blind spot warning, emergency braking, forward collision warning, and...
  • Nissan’s 370Z is still available new, but should it be?

    Nissan’s 370Z has been around in pretty much the same guise since 2004. Yes, it was called the 350Z back then but essentially it’s the same car. Similar chassis, familiar interior, and much the same drivetrain, albeit with much more power. So how does Nissan justify selling this car...
  • Facelifted Nissan X-Trail goes on sale

      Since its launch in 2001, Nissan X-trail has sold over 36 000 units in SA and with the ever-expanding and competitive C-SUV segment, Nissan saw fit to update the X-trail with some modern touches for this, the 2018 iteration. Exterior Most of the changes are outside with new...
  • Datsun GO is SA’s most affordable car.

    When the Datsun name was revived, many we’re not sure what it meant for Nissan.  The name carried lots of weight among South Africans. For for the third time in a row, Datsun has become synonymous with affordable driving and cemented itself back into our car culture. According to...
  • 2017 Nissan GT-R gets track specced

    Nissan has announced that another iteration of the Nissan GT-R is due to debut at the New York Auto Show this April. Despite upgrades across the GT-R range for this model year, Nissan felt it necessary to introduce a third model to sit between the current  GT-R premium and...
  • Junior GT-R is this 370Z with NASCAR V8

    Already from SEMA we’ve seen a Ferrari 458-powered Toyota 86 but the quality is endless and the cool stuff just keeps pouring in. These guys put together a good video of day 1 at SEMA, tracking down this NASCAR-infused Nissan 370Z making over 600HP....
  • Datsun continues to grow with Go Plus in SA

    Datsun claims to have put reliability, economy and styling in the same sentence with the launch of the Datsun GO Plus (or Go+) which brings appealing running costs, large disc brakes upfront, power steering, powerful headlights and an array of new features. “The Datsun Go Plus will create its own unique sub-segment...
  • Video: Nissan puts the sprinkles on donut day

    Now that Krispy Kreme has arrived in SA, we too can celebrate national donut day, but not quite like Nissan. Watch this 370Z wheelspin through 2880 pounds of sprinkles – no wonder the presenter is wearing eye protection....