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04-28-17

AUTOWEEK’S 2017 Nissan GT-R Premium review: The deal of the century, again!

It’s a bear in traffic. When driving the GT-R as it should be driven, no problem. Stomp the gas, it takes off like a rocket and you just have to get ready for second gear, which comes in about two seconds. But in traffic, holy smokes, in traffic it’s a rocket just itching to take off. I sat on the freeway in bumper-to-bumper traffic for an hour yesterday and boy does this thing just want to run free. It’s the dual-clutch’s fault as usual, but this is one car that I wouldn’t give up the DCT because when it’s stretching its legs, it’s awesome.

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04-21-17

GT-R Track Edition Wows the Crowds!

The limited production GT-R Track Edition makes its U.S. debut at the New York International Auto Show. The 2017 GT-R Track Edition is designed to deliver a higher level of performance than the GT-R Premium and features elements of the flagship GT-R NISMO. The GT-R Track Edition includes NISMO-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension, 20-inch NISMO forged aluminum-alloy wheels, dry carbon-fiber rear spoiler, standard 565-horsepower hand-assembled twin-turbo VR38DETT 3.8-liter V6 engine with Titanium exhaust system, and a unique red and black interior treatment with leather-appointed Recaro® front bucket seats.

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04-21-17

GET THE FIRST LOOK AT THE 2018 NISSAN 370Z HERITAGE EDITION!

The new 370Z Heritage Edition is offered in choice of Chicane Yellow or Magnetic Black exterior colors, with yellow interior trim and custom graphics. The Heritage Edition also incorporates enhancements to the 370Z Coupe for the 2018 model year, including new headlight and rear combination light treatment, new rear fascia paint scheme, smoke chrome door handles and new EXEDY® high-performance clutch (manual transmission). The 2018 370Z Coupe goes on sale in spring 2017.

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03-01-17

Nissan Signs Actor Margot Robbie as its First Electric Vehicle Ambassador

Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan's new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker's radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight.

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02-02-17

Nissan Onroak Prototypes Impress in Daytona Debut

DAYTONA, Fla. – Nissan engine customer team ESM showed impressive pace in its debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the team scoring fourth and seventh place finishes in the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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01-29-17

The Nissan 370Z Is a Classic-Car Bargain Masquerading as a Current Production Model

Nissan today announced its association with country music superstar Blake Shelton and the 13-stop Blake Shelton "Doing It To Country Songs" Tour. The partnership extends to 14 additional festival dates where Shelton is to appear.

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01-27-17

Bittersweet Day for Nissan GT Academy Crew at Dubai 24 Hour

DUBAI, UAE – Nissan's all-GT Academy alumni line-up for the Dubai 24 Hour endured a bittersweet day in the United Arab Emirates after finishing eighth in class in the opening endurance race of the year.

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01-25-17

Can You Correctly Name This Gorgeous Beast?

THIS IS THE HOT NEW 2017 NISSAN GT-R! You can check them out now at one of 7 San Diego Mossy Nissan locations or online now at MossyNissan.com!

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01-06-17

GET THE NISMO CALENDAR NOW & see who ESM names for 2017 IMSA season!

Nissan's prototype engine customer team for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has revealed its driver lineup for the 2017 championship.

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01-05-17

30 Years on: Nissan’s Iconic 1987 Paris-Dakar Rally Car Rides Again

After exactly 30 years away from the public eye, Nissan has brought one of its most iconic motorsport machines back to life. The stunning 1987 Nissan Patrol Fanta Limon Paris-Dakar rally car has been fully restored to its former glory and made an emotional return to its spiritual home in the sand dunes of the Saharan desert.

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12-09-16

This Sunday Race Fans Get the Chance to Watch the NISMO Festival LIVE!

Race fans around the world will get the chance to watch next Sunday's NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway streamed live on NISMO TV on YouTube for the first time.

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12-02-16

Nissan News: Final Nissan Race Car of the Super GT 2017 Season is Revealed

Nissan has revealed the third and final race car for the 2017 season of the popular Japanese touring car series Super GT. We give you the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500!

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11-11-16

Super GT Championship Finale Saturday AND Sunday!

MOTEGI, Japan – The 2016 Super GT Championship will be decided this weekend with Nissan aiming to defend its championship wins in both the GT500 and GT300 classes.

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10-14-16

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Can you name this Nissan?

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: It’s the Nissan 280ZX with Skyline C210 tail lights!

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10-13-16

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo!

THE RED BATMOBILE? Nope just Nissan’s latest concept car! Batman would be jealous! Nissan's 2020 Vision Gran Turismo concept looks fresh as ever! If there was ever a car that previewed the next-generation of Godzilla, this is it.

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09-26-16

Strong Performances for NISMO Athletes in Sonoma and Austin

Nissan News:Strong performances for NISMO athletes in Sonoma and Austin It was a busy weekend in the U.S. with the Pirelli World Challenge series tackling Sonoma Raceway in California and the FIA World Endurance Championship heading to Austin's Circuit of The Americas in Texas.

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09-21-16

Meet the 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo

The 2017 Nissan Sentra SR turbo makes its world debut in Miami auto show! Check out all this amazing speedster now!

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09-16-16

When Opposites Attract – Nissan Combines its Largest and Smallest

This weekend, Nissan will present its TITAN Hauler XD project truck at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the last Micra Cup race in Ontario of the season, bringing together the extremes of the Nissan Canada line-up – the TITAN XD full-size pickup truck and the Micra subcompact. The TITAN Hauler XD project truck builds on the production TITAN XD's already exceptional towing and hauling capabilities by almost doubling the payload rating with a Nissan Micra Cup race car secured in the truck bed. The Nissan TITAN Hauler XD project truck effectively puts Canada's most affordable racing series on a pedestal as the second season enters its final month in the 2016 calendar.

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09-12-16

2017 Nissan GTR will make its US debut in LONG BEACH at the 12th annual Japanese Classic Car Show

Nissan will be in California this month for the 12th annual Japanese Classic Car Show. The automaker plans to display the car that first put them in the racing winning circle, the No. 46 Datsun 510 by Brock Racing Enterprises, and its latest winner, the No. 05 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3. But the main attraction of JCCS will be the debut of the street-legal 2017 GT-R Nismo.

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08-19-16

Friday Fun Fact! Why does nissan use the #23 in racing?

Nissan often uses the number 23 for racing events because the number "2" is pronounced "ni" in Japanese and the number "3" is pronounced "san"; i.e. "ni-san."

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