nissan

  • 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....
  • The 2016 Nissan GT-R with a touch of friendliness

    Incremental improvements have characterised the R35 Nissan GT-R over the last nine years. The Japanese carmaker regularly tweaked a software map here, an exhaust system there or devised better turbo charger efficiency to lure customers behind the wheel. A slightly higher price now means Nissan has had to hold...
  • Video: Follow Nissan’s Takumi through a GT-R engine

    Using human senses to measure what machines can’t. Besides a stunning vote for mankind, this is the mantra that Nissan’s Takumi engineers, these master craftsman, swear by. Like AMG they live by this ‘one man, one engine’ philosophy and with only five certified Takumi engine builders allowed to work...
  • Godzilla returns. New Nissan GT-R arrives in SA

    Nissan has been incredibly quiet these past few months, and now we know why. The wonderful ladies and gentlemen of Nissan were all working on evolving their resident supercar-killer – the Nissan GT-R, which they revealed at the New York Motor Show this week. “As the icon of Nissan’s...