Ask Nissan Motorsport Head Darren Cox Anything You Want

Nissan has been a busy company lately, both with their ongoing GT Academy program as well as their crazy World Endurance Championship LMP1 racer, the debut of which has been pushed back to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We'll let you ask what's going on with that live for the next hour or so with Nismo head Darren Cox. » 3/25/15 1:46pm Wednesday 1:46pm

Only 30 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Editions Are Coming To America

Nissan GT-R prices stay the same for the 2016 model year with the addition of the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition, which is based on the now 550 hp GT-R Premium and will cost you $102,770 instead of $101,770. The Black Edition remains $111,510 while the 600 hp GT-R Nismo will set you back by $149,990. » 3/17/15 8:43am 3/17/15 8:43am

Insane Crowd Funded Nissan Car Holds BBQ, Karaoke Machine, And Drone

Japanese automakers have been shoving all sorts of devices into vehicles, especially kei cars, for years now. We've seen many a wacky concept come out of design studios, and a surprising number of them have actually made it into production. Well, Nissan may have just taken it to a whole 'nother level with their new… » 2/28/15 12:05pm 2/28/15 12:05pm

Ask NISMO Head Darren Cox Anything You Want

Between the epic Bathurst 12 Hour win by a team with two GT Academy grads and the unbelievable front-wheel-drive GT-R LM NISMO Le Mans car, Nissan's been in the news quite a bit lately. That's all under one man: Darren Cox, the Global Motorsport Director for Nissan. Here's your chance to ask him anything. » 2/12/15 5:44pm 2/12/15 5:44pm

The Nissan Leaf's Glow-In-The-Dark Paint Is Kind Of Awesome

I don't know about you, but I wake up every morning disappointed that my world doesn't look like Tron. Maybe I'll buy a Nissan Leaf to spice things up a bit. The automaker's UK arm showed off its electric car with the world's first ultraviolet-energized paint as an option, which will make it glow at night. Neat! » 2/12/15 12:40pm 2/12/15 12:40pm

Nissan Creates Ultimate 'Sitting In LA Traffic' Version Of Nismo Z

The Nissan 370Z Nismo is a pretty hot sports car with a stiff chassis, 350 horsepower, and aggressive suspension. The Nismo Roadster concept takes that idea and tunes it for customers who just want to drive to their favorite coffee shop in Malibu; with an automatic transmission and convertible top. » 2/12/15 12:27pm 2/12/15 12:27pm

Hipster Infiltrates Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Race Car Tests

We knew something like this would eventually happen due to Circuit of the Americas' close proximity to East Austin. The eastern half of the town is home to craft cocktails, old-timey facial hair, artisanal toilet paper, and the like. Hipsters. One such fellow apparently infiltrated Nissan's preseason LMP1 testing. » 2/09/15 7:30pm 2/09/15 7:30pm

Nissan Will Import Mexican Dealerships To The US

Nissan is looking across the border to find away take market share from its rivals such has Honda and Toyota. The automaker is already very successful with Hispanic car-buyers; they now plan on bringing Mexican dealership groups into the US, to focus on key markets and give Nissan an edge. » 2/09/15 1:21pm 2/09/15 1:21pm

Sorry, No More F1 Drivers Are Driving For Porsche Or Nissan At Le Mans

Nissan and Porsche announced their 24 Hours of Le Mans driver lineups this week. Sorry, there will be no more Formula One cross-overs besides Nico Hulkenberg. No Jenson Button. No Fernando Alonso. If you need help coping with this, I recommend a good, long cry with your Fluffy Bunny. » 2/06/15 8:45pm 2/06/15 8:45pm

Why Are Automakers Still Using Race Cars To Sell Street Cars?

Back in the 1950's and 60's automakers took their cars to the track with the mantra of "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday." Today, car companies continue to make marketing connections between racing and their production cars, but given the differences in technology and viewership, does it even matter? » 2/04/15 4:10pm 2/04/15 4:10pm