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The Nissan LMP1 Won't Be Racing At All Until It's Fast Enough

Nissan’s weird, wonderful and long-nosed LMP1-class Le Mans prototype still just isn’t there on pace, so the team is opting to hold off on racing until they’re happy with it. That means focusing on testing and skipping the World Endurance Championship races in the meantime. » 8/07/15 9:29am 8/07/15 9:29am

Americans: You Are Why R32 Skyline Prices Are Through The Roof In Japan

Americans, we need to have a talk. Your greed is causing Japan to deal with a serious depletion of a precious resource. You’re hogging all the Skylines. That’s right, because with 1989 and 1990 Skylines now available for U.S. import, Americans are driving up the prices here at home. » 8/03/15 10:00am 8/03/15 10:00am

Trump Supporters Pissed After Car Dealer Takes A Whack At Donald Piñata

While local dealership ads tend to be pretty cheesy, they usually stay away from political controversy. This weekend, Donald Trump supporters took to social media demanding that an Los Angeles-area Nissan dealership face consequences after making commercial in which a Trump piñata is whacked to promote a sale. » 7/27/15 11:42am 7/27/15 11:42am

Future Of Nissan's Crazy Le Mans Prototype To Be Determined Soon

“We wanted to be different and competitive, we have only been different,” said Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn told Endurance-Info at last month’s Formula E finale in London. Now Sportscar365 reports that the entire Nissan LMP1 program will be under review in Japan. » 7/17/15 6:00pm 7/17/15 6:00pm

Nissan Ad Seems To Promote Illegal Off-Roading In Japan's National Parks

Welcome to The Drift where Jalopnik East rounds up the highlights from all around the Pacific Rim. In today’s headlines, Nissan releases an ad which seems to promote illegal driving in a national park, South Korea’s tax law may allow abuse of corporate car registration, and China’s answer to Uber raised tons of cash. » 7/08/15 6:30am 7/08/15 6:30am

The 24 Hours Of Le Mans Is Shockingly Beautiful In Time Lapse

Nissan put together a string of time lapses from this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans with scenes from everywhere: inside the pits, along the track and even in the car. The result was an absolutely beautiful piece of film that shows exactly why the endurance classic is regarded as one of the best races in the world.
» 6/25/15 5:36pm 6/25/15 5:36pm

Nissan's Problem Is That They're Extremely Smart

History’s best cars are often mistakes, either built out of passion or desperation, though rarely are the best cars the most profitable. Fortune favors the bold, but in carmaking, fortunes rarely do. Nissan has quietly built one of the better lineups in the industry, but they haven’t yet built an identity.
» 6/22/15 3:15pm 6/22/15 3:15pm

Behind The Scenes Of Nissan's Crazy NISMO Le Mans Pit And Paddock

Le Mans has some of the most pimptacular pit areas of any race on the planet, and newcomer Nissan’s hospitality and work space is no exception. In addition to an extremely organized garage, there’s a full suite with a DJ, a smoothie bar and a slide. That’s right: a giant red tube slide.
» 6/13/15 9:15am 6/13/15 9:15am

How Tomorrow's Race Car Got Bogged In Today's Lawsuits

“I feel really abused by this,” Don Panoz said about the lawsuit against former partner Nissan over the DeltaWing, a race car that surprised the racing community with its unique design and has since become embroiled in a messy public and courtroom fight over that design that’s been more dramatic than the racing.
» 6/12/15 1:48pm 6/12/15 1:48pm