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CarAdvice podcast 136: Take a ride in the 911 GT3 and GT-R Nismo!

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 BMW 7 Series has been revealed, as has the 2020 Toyota Supra (finally!). Pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Cerato GT have been released, and Ford and Volkswagen have confirmed a global van and ute alliance...

Nissan GT-R: Naomi Osaka special revealed for Japan

NIssan has announced a limited-edition version of the R35 GT-R acknowledging the company's new partnership with tennis Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka. Just 50 examples of this special GT-R will be available, with unique colour options chosen by Osaka herself. Based on the GT-R Premium grade, three body colour options are available – Midnight Opal, Brilliant White Pearl, and Meteor Flake Black Pearl...

Nissan GT-R50 confirmed for production

The Nissan GT-R50 has been confirmed for a limited production run of just 50 cars. Designed by ItalDesign in Turin, the GT-R50 serves to celebrate the 50th birthday of the both design house, founded in 1968, and the GT-R nameplate, which went into production with the 1969 Skyline GT-R sedan...

R33, R34 Skyline GT-R join Nismo Heritage parts program

Nissan has added the R33 and R34 Skyline GT-R to its Nismo Heritage parts program, joining the R32 as classic vehicles supported with a catalogue of factory parts. The company launched the program last year, developing a catalogue of 80 parts for the iconic R32 Skyline GT-R. Various exterior, powertrain, electrical and mechanical replacement parts for the R33 and R34 are now available through Nismo...

Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video

Traction or power? It's an age-old debate, but a side-by-side drag race with the Nissan GT-R Nismo and Dodge Demon has brought it back to life. On paper, the drag-focused Dodge should have the Nissan absolutely licked. It makes a whopping 626kW of power and 1044Nm of torque, but the rear wheels are tasked with putting all of it to the road...

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...

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

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 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

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

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...