The Simple Pleasure Of Owning A Sports Car

It's not that sports cars are necessarily fast. It's not like they're the only cars that can slide through turns. It's not like they're the be-all, end-all of performance driving. But there's something great about owning a sports car. » 8/23/13 1:00pm 8/23/13 1:00pm

I Am Not A Very Good Drinker

"The beer is supposed to be green, and we can't legally sell it" the bartender explains as he pours. This inevitably leads to me proving you can travel in the back of a Nissan 350Z and why I probably shouldn't. » 9/23/10 12:30pm 9/23/10 12:30pm

Nissan Ad Campaign Smacks Porsche, Porsche Smacks Back

In what the British media is calling a "guerrilla ad campaign," Nissan recently stickered a handful of its fleet cars with "kill" graphics signifying motorsport wins. The targets? Porsche, BMW, and Audi. Guess which one couldn't take a joke. » 7/19/10 3:00pm 7/19/10 3:00pm

The Forum Wars TV: Let the Internet Whining Continue

The Forum Wars is the show that puts two different nerdy forum posters car guys from different automotive forums to do battle on the track. Let's see if they can drive like they type. » 4/17/10 2:30pm 4/17/10 2:30pm

Forum Wars Prepares To Settle Online Mustang-vs-350Z Battle Once and…

You've read 10 billion bombastic claims on car forums, and it's all been pretty much meaningless… until now. "The Forum Wars" will take those claims and put them on the real-world race track. Check out the tire-smoking, smack-talking trailer! » 3/28/10 2:00pm 3/28/10 2:00pm

Ruined 350Z Finally Put Right

Remember the 350Z seemingly ruined by a bodykit installed with woodscrews and bondo? A year and a full makeover later, Jalopnik reader Brian Gee now has a slick photoshoot to show off the Z he always wanted. » 2/05/10 2:30pm 2/05/10 2:30pm

Nissan 350Z Teeters On Guard Rail After Snowy Crash

We knew the Nissan 350Z was a well balanced car, but this accident on the snowy roads of New York illustrates that fact in remarkably dramatic fashion. (Hat Tip To Eric) » 12/31/09 2:30pm 12/31/09 2:30pm

Scandalously Ruined 350Z Finally Reborn

Ever read about the 350Z ruined after a shop installed a bodykit with wood screws and bondo? The owner's finally made it right with new bodywork, new paint and a new shop. That camber is on the "to do" list. » 12/08/09 4:00pm 12/08/09 4:00pm

How To Put Your Kids To Sleep With A Nissan 350Z

In a quest to find the most sleep-inducing engine note, we begin with Nissan’s VQ35DE V6, as installed in a 350Z. Let’s see what happens. » 5/12/09 8:30am 5/12/09 8:30am

Top Gear USA Host Tanner Foust Takes Garage419 Sideways

Now that we know Tanner Foust is going to be one of the three hosts of Top Gear USA, we're feeling out whether this guy is worthy of the job or not. So, while we know pretty much everything there is to know about the race driver/television host, we're still interested in seeing more of his prowess behind the wheel. … » 6/18/08 2:40pm 6/18/08 2:40pm

Carjacking At Sheriff's Office Is Never A Good Idea

Frank Singleton could be classified as ingenious, or an idiot, but likely the latter. Singleton was released from jail after serving time on a misdemeanor trespassing charge. Immediately after release, Singleton attempted to carjack a lady and take her 2006 Nissan 350Z from the jail parking lot. It didn't work out so… » 3/26/08 2:15pm 3/26/08 2:15pm

Nissan 370Z Info Shows Up In Japanese Car Mag, Bigger Engine On The Way

Though you should always take what you learn from Japanese car magazine scans with a grain of salt, things we're hearing about the forthcoming Nissan 350Z seem to line up with what was caught in this mag by a FreshAlloy forum member. First, we reported that the new Nissan 350Z would likely bow at the LA Auto Show, and… » 3/11/08 2:15pm 3/11/08 2:15pm

Fast And Furious Chinese Drifting With Pregnant Passengerey

We're not so sure that drifting is a sport, but that doesn't stop those Chinese hoons from doing it. Yep, the language of drifting has apparently been outsourced translated into Mandarin. The Chinese apparently prefer to drift in... Japanese cars. What? Were you expecting a BYD? But wait, they haven't just ripped off… » 2/27/08 3:00pm 2/27/08 3:00pm