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 Saturday 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

Nissan Steps Back From IDx And Q50 Eau Rouge To Focus On Boring Junk

Few automakers embody the concept of disappointment more than Nissan does. With the notable exception of the GT-R, there's no real reason to buy Nissan's middling, anonymous, bloated-looking cars over their competitors. Many were hoping the Nissan IDx and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge would help snap the company out of its… » 1/26/15 1:35pm 1/26/15 1:35pm

​Ask The Man Behind The 2016 Nissan Titan Anything You Want

The 2016 Nissan Titan is an answer to a question we're not entirely sure needs answering. So we tied the Titan's chief product head to a chair, filled him full of genuine Thai Red Bull, and glued his palms to a laptop to tell us why Nissan's latest foray into the light-duty pickup market matters. » 1/12/15 2:00pm 1/12/15 2:00pm

Bringing Automotive Media to Okinawa

The Ryukyu Kingdom, a chain of islands south of the main island of Japan, is better known today as Okinawa. Today, it serves as a beautiful vacation destination for people of Japan and international travelers alike. However, along with the beauty and serenity of its white, sandy, beaches and crystal blue water, it is… » 1/11/15 12:31pm 1/11/15 12:31pm