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Nissan Leaf Nismo revealed for Japan

Nissan has revealed the production version of its Leaf Nismo, ahead of a July 31 on-sale date in Japan. Previewed with the inventively-named Leaf Nismo Concept in October last year, the production car has a custom "tuning computer" for sharper throttle response, along with a unique suspension tune and stickier rubber than the regular Leaf...

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Nissan Juke Nismo confirmed for Australia
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Nissan Juke Nismo confirmed for Australia

The Nissan Juke Nismo has finally been confirmed as a starter in Australia, with the company's local arm announcing the sportier SUV's launch through a media invite. Scheduled to launch in October according to the press invitation, the Juke Nismo adds a range of cosmetic and mechanical upgrades to Nissan's littlest crossover, first launched in Europe six years ago...


Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign revealed ahead of Goodwood debut
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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign revealed ahead of Goodwood debut

Nissan has released a new set of images of the limited-run GT-R50 by Italdesign this week, ahead of a public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed later this month. Estimated to cost around €900,000 ($1.418 million), and limited to just 50 units, the GT-R50 celebrates the 50th anniversaries of both the GT-R (2019) and Italdesign (2018)...


Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign teased
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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign teased

The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign has been partially revealed in a set of new images this week, ahead of a full reveal in Europe next month. It's the first time the Japanese manufacturer and Italian design house have collaborated on a project, which celebrates the 50th anniversaries of both the GT-R and Italdesign...


2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 revealed
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2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 revealed

Nissan has unveiled the latest GT3-ready version of its GT-R – the GT-R Nismo GT3 – blending revised driving dynamics with creature comforts like air-conditioning. Although it looks like the previous GT3, launched in 2015, Nissan has left no stone unturned in search of more speed...


Nissan looking to expand Nismo line-up in Oz
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Nissan looking to expand Nismo line-up in Oz

Nissan Australia says it's keen to expand the range of Nismo performance models offered, which could mean sporty versions of its SUV lineup in the near-future. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch for the 2018 Qashqai, Nissan Australia CEO, Stephen Lester, said the local division is keen to increase its number of Nismo-branded offerings considering our market's strong take-up of performance vehicles...


Nissan heritage program kicks off with parts for R32 GT-R
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Nissan heritage program kicks off with parts for R32 GT-R

Nissan has launched the Nismo Heritage program in Japan, aimed at keeping classic cars running well into the future with newly-produced spare parts. Jointly run by Nissan, Nissan Motorsports, Autech, and a handful of suppliers, the first beneficiary of the scheme is the legendary R32 Skyline GT-R...


2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo v Holden Ute SS-V Redline comparison
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2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo v Holden Ute SS-V Redline comparison

The Commodore name may be living on but the Holden Ute passes away officially on 20 October when production of that most Australian of icons end. And uncertainty surrounding the future of Nissan’s legendary Z-series means the 370Z Nismo could be the last hurrah for a lineage that runs back nearly 50 years – to the original, 1969 Datsun 240Z...


Nissan Leaf Nismo concept revealed ahead of Tokyo show - UPDATE
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Nissan Leaf Nismo concept revealed ahead of Tokyo show - UPDATE

UPDATE: Nissan has now officially revealed the Leaf Nismo concept, and confirmed the vehicle's debut at the Tokyo motor show. See article for details Hot off the heels of its global reveal, the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf is already getting its sporty on, with the Leaf Nismo Concept revealed this week ahead of its debut at the Tokyo motor show later this month...


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


2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo review

Nissan's ageing 370Z might be nearly a decade old, but with the new Nissan 370Z Nismo, has the Japanese manufacturer finally unlocked the true potential of the coupe?

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Nissan 370Z Nismo: Australian outputs leaked
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Nissan 370Z Nismo: Australian outputs leaked

In pleasing news for Nissan 370Z enthusiasts, CarAdvice has learned that the upcoming 2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo, due to launch locally in the coming weeks, will boast 253kW of power and 371Nm of torque. Up 8kW and 8Nm on the standard – and recently price cut – Nissan 370Z, the outputs (luckily) put the local variant on par with versions offered in the UK and other overseas markets...


2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Five fast facts about the 600hp beast from the east
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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Five fast facts about the 600hp beast from the east

As a bloke with a fair soft spot for a variety of old-school Nissans – and even more so, a bit of a long-time GT-R fan-boy – getting the opportunity to drive one of the most mental road-legal GT-Rs of all time, the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, was a huge thrill. And while you can watch and read all about it, I wanted to share five facts about the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo you might not have known...


2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo pricing announced, 370Z prices slashed - UPDATE
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2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo pricing announced, 370Z prices slashed - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article listed 'initial specifications' for the 370Z Nismo, however they were standard features for the standard 370Z. Full specifications for the Nismo variant will be confirmed closer to the model's September launch. Local pricing for the Nissan 370Z Nismo has been announced this week ahead of an "early September arrival", with the racy coupe priced from $61,490 before on-road costs...


2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo review

The 600hp 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo might be the most powerful factory-built ‘Godzilla’ to ever wear number plates, but that doesn’t automatically make it the best ever…...

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Nissan creates Nismo road car division, promises more hot vehicles
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Nissan creates Nismo road car division, promises more hot vehicles

Nissan has created the Nismo Cars Business Department as part of its plans to expand its range of Nismo-branded cars and increase sales. The new department will be housed within Autech, the company's vehicle conversion business, with talent drawn from Nissan, Autech, and Nissan Motorsports...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


Nissan GT-R Nismo paves the way for more high-performance variants
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Nissan GT-R Nismo paves the way for more high-performance variants

Motoring enthusiasts around Australia celebrated last week with the local launch of the first full-strength Nismo car, the Nissan GT-R Nismo. It’s not just Nissan’s new halo model either, it also marks the launch of the Nismo sub-brand here, something Nissan Australia has been pushing for for several years...


Nissan GT-R Nismo: a special car available from specially selected dealers only
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Nissan GT-R Nismo: a special car available from specially selected dealers only

This week’s arrival of the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo not only welcomed a new halo model to the range, it also marked the long awaiting launch of the Nismo brand in Australia. But even if you have the $299,000 plus on-roads, you won’t be able to walk into any Nissan dealer and buy one...


Nissan 200SX successor unlikely: 'No more customers' for affordable sports car
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Nissan 200SX successor unlikely: 'No more customers' for affordable sports car

The man in charge of global planning for Nissan's product line-up admits that it's very difficult to make a business case for a new Nissan Silvia or 200SX, or any affordable rear-wheel drive sports car to compete with the likes of Toyota's 86...