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2015 Nissan Navara spotted in Melbourne ahead of local launch

CarAdvice has spotted the 2015 Nissan Navara in Melbourne ahead of its local launch in May. The orange Nissan Navara NP300 will be the first all-new version of the ute to launch in Australia since the the D40 debuted locally a decade ago...

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2015 Nissan Juke:: Pricing and specifications
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2015 Nissan Juke: Pricing and specifications

Pricing and specification details for the refreshed 2015 Nissan Juke have been released. The updated Nissan Juke debuted way back at the 2014 Geneva motor show, with a range of big changes for the small SUV. That is to say, there's a new 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, revised styling, improved cargo capacity for front-wheel drive models, and new technology...


Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full
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Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full

After teaser photos and videos prior to the Geneva motor show, the Nissan Sway concept car has finally been revealed in full. Said to be inspired by the iDX concept cars, the Sway employs many of the same visual cues that are present on the much larger Murano SUV and American Maxima sedan. These include the "V-motion" grille, and character and window lines that dramatically rise and fall...


Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video
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Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video

We've been given a few more glimpses of the upcoming Nissan Sway concept car, courtesy of new a teaser video that has just hit in the web. Late last week, Nissan issued its first official photo of the Sway concept...


Nissan Sway concept car previews design for small Euro hatch
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Nissan Sway concept car previews design for small Euro hatch

The Nissan Sway concept car will debut at the Geneva motor show, which starts in a week's time. According to Nissan, the Sway concept is an attempt to parlay the success of its Qashqai and Juke crossovers into the midst of "one of the most important sectors in Europe: the small hatchback"...


Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuts in Chicago
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Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuts in Chicago

The Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept debuted overnight at the 2015 Chicago motor show, proving there's still a little life left in the Yokohama-based car maker's ageing sports car. Like the 370Z Nismo coupe that was unveiled at an enthusiasts' event last April, the 370Z Nismo convertible is powered by a slightly more powerful version of the company's 3...


Dubai Police shows off its supercars in new video campaign
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Dubai Police shows off its supercars in new video campaign

Dubai Police has shown of its range of high-end luxury cars and million-dollar supercars in a new video. The video - titled Luxurious Super Patrol Cars for a Luxurious City - showcases a range of the models on the fleet darting through the streets and highways of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates...


Mitsubishi and Nissan in talks over shared vehicles, Lancer may be done in-house - report
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Mitsubishi and Nissan in talks over shared vehicles, Lancer may be done in-house - report

A report claims that Mitsubishi is in talks with Nissan regarding shared product development, with the three-diamond brand focussing on a replacement for the Lancer. Last month Mitsubishi confirmed that it was no longer proceeding with a deal to market two Renault Samsung models, one as a replacement for the Lancer sedan and the other as successor to the larger Galant...


Next Nissan GT-R confirmed as a hybrid 2+2, not due until at least 2018
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Next Nissan GT-R confirmed as a hybrid 2+2, not due until at least 2018

Key details about the next-generation Nissan GT-R have been confirmed by Shiro Nakamura, Nissan's chief creative officer. Nakamura spoke to Top Gear recently about the next Godzilla and confirmed "it will be a hybrid". To respect the wishes of Kazutoshi Mizuno, the GT-R's former chief engineer and "godfather", the GT-R will "always be a front-engined 2+2-seater coupe"...


Nissan GT-R LM Nismo unveiled: Front-engine, FWD vehicle to take on Le Mans
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Nissan GT-R LM Nismo unveiled: Front-engine, FWD vehicle to take on Le Mans

Nissan not only revealed the look of its next-generation Maxima large sedan at Super Bowl XLIX, but it also took the covers off its entry for this year's Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race - the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo. Unlike other contenders in the top-level LMP1 category, the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo features a front mid-mounted petrol engine driving the front wheels via five-speed sequential transmission...


2016 Nissan Maxima revealed in Super Bowl advertisement - UPDATE
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2016 Nissan Maxima revealed in Super Bowl advertisement - UPDATE

The all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima has been revealed as part of the Japanese brand's Super Bowl ad campaign. In terms of its design, the new Nissan Maxima borrows plenty from the Nissan Sport Sedan concept model that was shown at the 2014 Detroit auto show, with a bold front end incorporating a prominent chrome grille and sharply-styled headlights...


Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow fitted with tracks to tackle Lapland
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Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow fitted with tracks to tackle Lapland

Some may cast aspersions as to the Juke's off-road ability, but the just unveiled Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow has been designed to tackle some of the harshest driving conditions that winter can dish up. Car Advice spoke to Joshua Clifton, a spokesman for Nissan USA, who told us that the Juke Nismo RSnow was created as a support vehicle for an ice driving event that will be held in Lapland, Finland...


Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan model-sharing deal foundered on currency, sales projections - report
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Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan model-sharing deal foundered on currency, sales projections - report

Earlier this week we reported that an agreed model-sharing plan between Mitsubishi and Renault-Nissan had faltered. Now, thanks to sources on both sides, we're beginning to find out why. Over the weekend, Mitsubishi North America executive vice president Don Swearingen told a dealers' conference that plans to base two future Mitsubishi models on platforms from the Renault-Nissan alliance had stalled, but refused to elaborate on the reasons...


Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan car sharing plan falters - report
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Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan car sharing plan falters - report

A deal between Mitsubishi and Renault-Nissan, which would have resulted in replacements for the Galant and Lancer sedans, has apparently hit a snag. In November 2013 Mitsubishi Motors and the Renault-Nissan Alliance announced a deal that would result in two new Mitsubishi sedans based on Renault-Nissan architectures...


Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider projects on hold - report
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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider projects on hold - report

Flagship projects such as the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Nissan IDx and Nissan BladeGlider are reportedly on hold, according to a report from Automotive News. According to the report, the Japanese brands have "mellowed in their message" when it comes to introducing new products, instead aiming to improve sales of volume models...


Nissan to focus on females in Japan
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Nissan to focus on females in Japan

In a move aimed at attracting more female car buyers in Japan, Nissan has revealed plans to hire more female salespeople and establish a greater number of dealerships tailored for women. Nissan already has what they term 'ladies first' dealerships and that number is set to triple. The Japanese carmaker aims to have 300 female friendly dealerships by the end of this financial year, and 700 by 2018...


Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan
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Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan

They don’t call Australia the big brown land for nothing. Most of us may live near the blue of the ocean and travel on roads that are black, but there is plenty of brown stuff to be found everywhere else. Country folk who want a medium SUV aren’t necessarily looking at parking prowess or kerb-hopping abilities; rather the ability to cross big distance efficiently and effectively, often on dirt, is the score...


2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8
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2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit auto show, with the Japanese brand's rival to the Ford F-Series debuting a long-awaited Cummins turbo diesel V8 engine. The all-new large pick-up for North America features a US-made 5.0-litre diesel unit with a hefty 750Nm of torque that Nissan claims can enable the Titan XD to tow up to 5440 kilograms and cart a payload of 900kg...


Nissan and NASA partner on autonomous car tech; Nissan plans self-driving car for 2020
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Nissan and NASA partner on autonomous car tech; Nissan plans self-driving car for 2020

Nissan and NASA have announced overnight that the two organisations will begin a research and development partnership centred around autonomous car technology. The two companies will focus their joint research efforts on the systems required for autonomous vehicles both in space and on Earth. NASA and Nissan will also look into human-machine interfaces, networking applications and software analysis...


Jeep Cherokee Limited and Nissan X-Trail TS: Sea-Doo Spark tow test

Jeep Cherokee Limited and Nissan X-Trail TS: Sea-Doo Spark tow test

I have a confession to make - I've never towed a PWC on a trailer before. Everything was perfect for my first time though. Beautiful weather, shimmering saltwater, a Jeep Cherokee Limited, a Nissan X-Trail TS and two Sea-Doo Spark's. We were heading out to film the PWCs for BoatAdvice.com.au, which offered up the perfect opportunity test out the towing prowess of both the cars, and myself...