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Nissan GT-R R35 v R32: The latest and the greatest at Phillip Island

CarAdvice was recently invited along to the world famous Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit to watch Nissan Australia launch its 2016 motorsport season...

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Nissan resolves to shed weight from 2016
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Nissan resolves to shed weight from 2016

Nissan has declared its cars must “shed the pounds” and that the intensive weight-loss regime will come from the use of materials normally used for space travel. The Japanese company’s UK supply chain is collaborating with other auto manufacturers and research bodies to deliver a prototype material structure, as part of a new “Lightweighting" program...


Nissan Patrol: decision looms for Y61 in Australia with tightening emissions laws
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Nissan Patrol: decision looms for Y61 in Australia with tightening emissions laws

Nissan says the future of the iconic Y61 Patrol in Australia is in serious doubt due to tighter emissions regulations coming into effect from November this year. From November 1 this year, all new vehicles sold in Australia will be required to meet stricter Euro 5 emissions requirements...


2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Quick Review
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2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Quick Review

If the 2016 Nissan Navara ST-X marks unique territory on high-end dual-cab 4×4 ute landscape, it’s not, despite television advert suggestion, its capability to negotiate the innards of a runaway metal pipe...


Nissan not in V8 Supercars to sell Altima, racing fans favouring SUVs and utes
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Nissan not in V8 Supercars to sell Altima, racing fans favouring SUVs and utes

Nissan Australia says while it may have initially had Nissan Altima sales in mind when it decided to use the mid-sized sedan for its return to top-level local motorsport, that focus has now shifted, with the brand's V8 Supercars involvement delivering greater benefits for SUV and dual-cab ute sales...


Nissan Australia CEO "frustrated" by ongoing Nismo launch delay
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Nissan Australia CEO "frustrated" by ongoing Nismo launch delay

The head of Nissan Australia says he – like many fans of the Japanese car maker's motorsport and performance arm – is "frustrated" by the continued delay in Nismo being confirmed for our market...


2016 Nissan Altima SL Review: US quick drive
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2016 Nissan Altima SL Review: US quick drive

The US-market buys Nissan Altimas at a staggering rate, contrary to Australia. We spent some time in LA finding out why.


Nissan Titan Warrior concept : Detroit Auto Show 2016
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Nissan Titan Warrior concept : Detroit Auto Show 2016

Read the article here. Nissan of America has revisited the days of its ‘Hardbody’ Baja racer, unveiling the Titan Warrior concept at this week’s Detroit auto show. Based on the new Titan pickup unveiled at last year’s Detroit show, the Warrior packs in extensive upgrades that give it an even musclier and more than a little futuristic look...


Nissan Rogue Warrior tackles ski slopes with track conversion
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Nissan Rogue Warrior tackles ski slopes with track conversion

The Nissan Rogue Warrior is a one-off special from the company's Canadian arm that can handle a mountain full of snow. Based on the Rogue, the North American version of the vehicle we know as the X-Trail, the Rogue Warrior features massive wheel arch extensions, and snow tracks in place of its wheels and tyres...


Nissan Titan Warrior pickup revives Baja vibes for Detroit
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Nissan Titan Warrior pickup revives Baja vibes for Detroit

Nissan of America has revisited the days of its ‘Hardbody’ Baja racer, unveiling the Titan Warrior concept at this week’s Detroit auto show. Based on the new Titan pickup unveiled at last year’s Detroit show, the Warrior packs in extensive upgrades that give it an even musclier and more than a little futuristic look...


Renault, Nissan promise 10 cars with driverless tech by 2020
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Renault, Nissan promise 10 cars with driverless tech by 2020

Renault and Nissan were among the first to make a song and dance of driverless vehicle technology, with alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn promising market-ready autonomous cars by 2020. This week, Ghosn has doubled down on that promise, confirming plans to have 10 models available across the Renault and Nissan brands equipped with autonomous drive technology...


Hyundai Tucson Elite 1.6L v Nissan X-Trail ST-L 4WD v Toyota RAV4 GXL v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : Comparison review
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Hyundai Tucson Elite 1.6L v Nissan X-Trail ST-L 4WD v Toyota RAV4 GXL v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : Comparison review

The recent suite of updates added to the evergreen Toyota RAV4 suggests that the just-released 2016 facelift moves the game forward by a tangible margin for this popular mid-sized SUV range. Sharper styling, a lift in cabin features and finishes, plus improved ride, handling, comfort and safety all carry the collective promise of game-lifting and enhanced value...


2016 Nissan Kicks SUV confirmed, ‘global’ launch planned
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2016 Nissan Kicks SUV confirmed, ‘global’ launch planned

The little Nissan Kicks concept is on its way to production at last, with a global launch set to begin with Latin American markets this year. Revealed at the 2014 Sao Paulo auto show in Brazil, the Kicks was initially seen as a preview for a potential new compact SUV offering in South America and other emerging markets...


2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Review
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2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Review

The Navara ST-X Dual Cab is Nissan's latest stab at blending work truck toughness with weekender comfort and finesse. Does the diesel 4x4 strike an ideal balance?

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2016 Nissan New Cars
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2016 Nissan New Cars

Nissan Australia’s communications team says there are “no new or updated models currently scheduled for release” in 2016. That doesn’t mean that the new year is going to be barren for the Japanese manufacturer, however, and could indeed be quite the opposite if things go its way...


Japanese brands dominate 2016 North American Car and Utility/Truck of the Year finals
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Japanese brands dominate 2016 North American Car and Utility/Truck of the Year finals

Four vehicles from Japanese manufacturers are among the six finalists in the 2016 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. Honda has contenders in both categories, with the all-new Civic small sedan and coupe in the running for the Car of the Year prize and the large Pilot SUV a chance for the Truck/Utility of the Year gong...


2016 Nissan Pathfinder spied testing
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2016 Nissan Pathfinder spied testing

An updated version of the Nissan Pathfinder is in the works, as these images captured by our spy photographer reveal. Light camouflage across the Pathfinder prototype’s front and rear panels can’t disguise some obvious design tweaks for the updated model. New at the front end of the refreshed Nissan Pathfinder are reshaped headlights, which now have a kink along their lower edges...


The continued decline in micro cars
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The continued decline in micro cars

No vehicle segment has had a bigger fall from grace this year than the one comprising the nation’s smallest cars. According to VFACTS data, sales of micro cars are down 31.3 per cent this year to 10,132 units. They fell an even more significant 40.1 per cent in November, to 618. This equates to market share of just 1.0 per cent annual, and 0...


Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok
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Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...


2015 Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan: Week with Review
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2015 Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan: Week with Review

The 2015 Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan is full of surprises, but Mandy Turner spends a week with one to see if it deserves its sporty SSS name…...

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