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Sideways in Japan: Chasing the Drifting Dream

It's 12:20am, Thursday morning and we’re at Melbourne airport about to board a plane bound for Narita airport. Why are we heading to the Land of the Rising Sun? To live out a boyhood dream of drifting in Japan. Going sideways in cars isn’t a new concept...

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Nissan GT-R and Skyline GT-R: Six generations on display in New York

To celebrate the launch of an updated Nissan GT-R at the 2016 New York auto show, the company dedicated its stage in the Big Apple to its one true supercar, with one model from every generation on display. 1969 C10 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R The original GT-R branded Skyline sports car, the 2000GT-R featured bolt-on rear-wheel arch flares, and aggressive spoilers at the front and rear...


Nissan GT-R R35 v R32: The latest and the greatest at Phillip Island
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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. We knew the #23 V8 Supercars Nissan Altima of Michael Caruso would have its updated livery unveiled and we knew the #1A Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 - freshly purchased by Nissan Australia - would be there throwing down some shake-down test laps ahead of its 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour title defence at Mount Panorama...


Nissan Australia CEO says new, emotional models wanted but not imperative
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Nissan Australia CEO says new, emotional models wanted but not imperative

The head of Nissan Australia has acknowledged the brand's current lack of affordable emotional product, while claiming such models are not "imperative" at this time. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice ahead of this weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hour, Nissan Australia managing director and CEO Richard Emery said new entry-level sports car models would help the brand better its emotional position with buyers but aren’t critical to success...


Infiniti Q50 to be called Nissan Skyline in Japan, but Infiniti logo retained
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Infiniti Q50 to be called Nissan Skyline in Japan, but Infiniti logo retained

The Nissan Skyline will live on as a mildly tweaked version of the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid in Japan. Nissan confirmed the new version of the iconic nameplate, which dates back to 1955, would be almost identical to the Q50 sedan destined for other global markets, and in an unprecedented move will defy traditional rebadging logic by using both Skyline and Infiniti badges...


New Nissan Skyline GT-R
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New Nissan Skyline GT-R

Firstly, have a look at the Video below, as far as we can tell its Germany’s Nürburgring (however upon further investigation our readers have said its most likely filmed in the US): This is the new Nissan GT-R, some markets will stil call it Skyline GT-R others will simply call it GT-R...


Nissan Skyline 2007 12th Gen
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Nissan Skyline 2007 12th Gen

For most of us, when we think of a Nissan Skyline, the likes of a the R32, R33 and the R34 come to mind. The angry car that put nissan on the map for sports cars, off course, it wasn't the Skyline per say that made Nissan a true sports car maker, it was mostly the GT-R series of Skylines that literally destroyed all other cars in every category imaginable (except perhaps, comfort and interior styling - but who wants that in a twin turbo AWD Godzilla?)...