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Off-road test: 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X

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Off-road test: 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X

While it took Nissan three cracks at getting the Navara's ride and handling tune right, the 2018 Nissan Navara Series III builds on what is an already impressive platform that needed some minor tweaks...

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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign hits the track - video
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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign hits the track - video

The limited-edition Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is a show-stopping take on the R35 GT-R formula, debuted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now it's been let loose on Spa-Francorchamps, in a manufacturer-produced video. It might be a special car worth almost $1.5 million, but the driver isn't holding back...


2018 Nissan Navara ST-X off-road review
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2018 Nissan Navara ST-X off-road review

While it took Nissan three cracks at getting the Navara's ride and handling tune right, the 2018 Nissan Navara Series III builds on what is an already impressive platform that needed some minor tweaks. We've driven and reviewed the Navara previously, but how does it perform as an off-road lifestyle utility? We hit the road to see how it stacks up when the going gets tough...


Takata: Nissan sends mechanics to Torres Strait Islands for recall
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Takata: Nissan sends mechanics to Torres Strait Islands for recall

The massive Takata recall has already forced manufacturers to take extraordinary measures, including targeted online advertising, multiple letters and door-knocking campaigns. The industry has even come together to create a website for concerned owners. According to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), there are more than 19,500 vehicles with unchanged alpha inflators kicking about, while around 1...


Three-year warranty holdouts unmoved by Mazda extension
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Three-year warranty holdouts unmoved by Mazda extension

With its decision to move to a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, Mazda has narrowed the pool of 'mainstream' manufacturers offering three years of coverage to just four: Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. We've made clear the CarAdvice position on warranty in the past, but here's a quick recap from Alborz's opinion piece on the issue: It’s time we start asking car companies to up their written warranties...


2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review
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2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review

Hey look, its a $2000 black pack that you don't need. Meet the X-Trail N-Sport... now say goodbye and buy the ST-L, instead.

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2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review: Style... and substance?
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2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review: Style... and substance?

You would be foolish not to at least test drive the Nissan X-Trail if you’re in the market for a medium SUV, for what it lacks in its interior design and overall sophistication, it makes up for with a big focus on practicality, ride comfort and active safety features.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance first-half sales results revealed

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has recorded growth across its three member brands in the first half of 2018, shifting a combined 5,538,530 vehicles to the end of June. On the Nissan side of things, global demand was up for the X-Trail, Note, Serena and Qashqai. Its strongest market was the USA, followed by China and Japan, with a global sales figure of 2...


Nissan N-Sport special editions revealed
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Nissan N-Sport special editions revealed

Nissan Australia has announced a trio of new N-Sport special editions for the 370Z, Pathfinder and X-Trail model lines. The new sport-themed specials follow last year's Navara N-Sport – which sold all 500 units – and Nissan hopes these new editions will "capture the attention of 370Z and SUV buyers"...


Mitsubishi adding value to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance
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Mitsubishi adding value to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Mitsubishi is a minnow compared to alliance mates Renault and Nissan, but that doesn't mean it has nothing to add in the arrangement. Speaking with media at the opening of a Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance warehouse in Melbourne, Kent O'Hara, senior vice president for after sales at the Alliance, said there were lessons for Renault/Nissan in the way Mitsubishi, comfortably the smallest member of group, goes about its business...


Nissan Leaf Nismo revealed for Japan
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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...


Nissan Juke update here in October
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Nissan Juke update here in October

Nissan Australia has confirmed the updated Juke crossover revealed at this year's Geneva motor show will be heading Down Under in October. Final pricing and specifications are still to be announced at this stage, but the release of the revised Juke will coincide with the launch of the new Nismo variant – which will be offered in Australia for the first time from October...


Nissan Juke hits one million units
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Nissan Juke hits one million units

Nissan has produced its one-millionth Juke at its manufacturing facility in Sunderland, UK, some eight years after the boldly-styled crossover hit the market. According to the manufacturer, one Juke is built every 105 seconds, and 95,000 units were sold in Europe alone last year...


2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus to have more power, better range
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2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus to have more power, better range

The first details about the oft-discussed, extended-range Nissan Leaf have been revealed ahead of its expected global debut later this year, or early in 2019. In addition to revealing the model's E-Plus moniker, Brian Maragno, director of electric vehicle marketing for Nissan North America, confirmed to AutoGuide the new variant will not only have a much improved range, but also more power to boot...


Nissan GT-R: Next-gen to be "the world's fastest brick" - report
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Nissan GT-R: Next-gen to be "the world's fastest brick" - report

The next Nissan GT-R is still some years away, but the company isn't shying away from making bold performance claims, according to a new report out of the UK. Alfonso Albaisa, senior vice president for global design at Nissan Motor Co., told Autocar the new-generation supercar will be "its own special car" and it has to be "the fastest super sports car in the world"...


Daihatsu Copen transformed into mini-Nissan GT-R convertible
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Daihatsu Copen transformed into mini-Nissan GT-R convertible

Japanese tuner Liberty Walk has unveiled a new body kit package, which turns the cute little convertible hardtop Daihatsu Copen into baby Godzilla. We're not sure why Liberty Walk chose the Copen as its starting point, although the convertible's easily-removable resin body panels may have played a part in the decision...


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 Titan XD Surfcamp one-off revealed
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Nissan Titan XD Surfcamp one-off revealed

Nissan has continued its love for rough-and-ready one-off specials in the USA, turning the Titan XD into a surfer's wet dream. Based on the Titan XD Diesel Midnight Edition Crew Cab, the Surfcamp is powered by a 5.0-litre Cummins diesel engine producing 231kW and 750Nm. The surf-ready special rides on a three-inch lift kit and 17-inch Icon wheels wrapped in Nitto Ridge Grappler tyres...


Nissan admits improper fuel economy, emissions inspections on JDM cars
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Nissan admits improper fuel economy, emissions inspections on JDM cars

Nissan says it has found "nonconformities" in the final vehicle inspection (kanken) procedure for domestic market vehicles at all of its Japanese factories, except the Kyushu plant. According to the company, "performance of exhaust emissions and fuel economy tests ... deviated from the prescribed testing environment", and as a result it created "inspection reports based on altered measurement values"...


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)...