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Nissan goes old-school cool for Supercars ‘Retro Round’

Everything old is new again, or so they say. And Nissan has announced it's bringing back a motorsport classic for next weekend's 'Retro Round' of the 2017 Supercars Championship. The blue Calsonic-liveried R32 Nissan GT-R of the 1990s dominated Japanese Group A racing and quickly became an icon of the sport, and for Nissan as a whole...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, replacements on the horizon - UPDATE

Update - Nissan Australia has confirmed that while the Altima and Pulsar in their current forms will no longer be imported, replacements for both models are to be announced in the "future". See bottom of article for details The Nissan Altima has been quietly dropped from the local line-up, leaving the Japanese manufacturer with no sedan models in its range...

Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that Australian models are not affected by this recall as local models use a different kind of occupant-sensing system. See bottom of article for details. Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally, due to a faulty occupant classification system (OCS) that may not deploy the airbags properly in the event of an accident...

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 Altima facelift unveiled in the USA

Overnight, the Japanese automaker unveiled an extensive mid-life facelift for its Nissan Altima sedan. As promised, the company has given the Altima sedan a revised exterior that has the hallmarks of the company's latest design language, dubbed "energetic flow", which has already been applied to the America-only Maxima and Murano...

Nissan Altima, Pulsar sedans to receive Murano-inspired facelift

Nissan's design chief has gone on the record stating that the facelifted and next-generation versions of both the Altima and Pulsar sedans will have a sportier aesthetic. At the Paris motor show, The Car Connection spoke to Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura about what he has in store for the Pulsar sedan (known as the Sentra in the US), Altima and the next-generation US market Maxima — a front-wheel drive "sports sedan" that sits above the Altima...

Nissan Altima doesn't need to be popular to make V8 Supercars racing viable, argues local boss

The Nissan Altima large sedan has averaged just 130 sales for the first six months of the year, yet Nissan Australia managing director and CEO Richard Emery says neither the car itself nor the V8 Supercars program fronted by the nameplate is a failure...

Nissan Altima: pricing and specifications

The Nissan Altima is now on sale in Australia, arriving in showrooms nine months after making its debut on the streets of Adelaide in the opening round of the 2013 V8 Supercars championship. There's no V8 in the production car, though Nissan Australia hopes its new medium sedan will sell on value rather than supercar-style performance...

Nissan Altima: 123,308 US vehicles recalled with spare tyre issue

A number of 2013 Nissan Altima sedans have been recalled in the US after spare tyres were found to be incorrectly inflated. According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Nissan North America is recalling 123,308 Nissan Altima vehicles build between March 21, 2012 and March 26, 2013 due to spare tyres that may have been “significantly over- or under-inflated”...

Nissan Altima V8 Supercar to shake the streets of Sydney

The Nissan Altima V8 Supercar will step out in public for the first time this weekend at the final round of the 2012 championship at the Sydney Olympic Park street circuit. The Sydney Telstra 500 will provide the platform for Nissan Motorsport driver Rick Kelly to get behind the wheel of his 2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar for the first time when he laps the street circuit in Homebush, NSW...

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