Cool Animation Explains How The Nissan Titan Diesel Has So Much Torque

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD's 5.0 Cummins diesel V8 is designed for longevity and low-noise output. But the M² "two-stage" two-turbo setup is where that beastly 555 lb-ft of torque figure, and theoretically robust powerband, come from. Here's how it works. » 1/28/15 2:37pm 1/28/15 2:37pm

2016 Nissan Titan Cummins Diesel: Everything We Know

A Japanese automaker taking on The Big Three wouldn't be a big story in any market, except trucks. The completely redesigned Cummins-diesel powered 2016 Nissan Titan is posturing to really shake up the American truck market. Here's everything we know about it so far. » 1/05/15 2:03pm 1/05/15 2:03pm

2016 Nissan Titan Spied With A 'Range Rover Style' Premium Face

The 2016 Nissan Titan is scheduled to make its debut at the Detroit Auto Show next month, but somebody caught up to one on the highway and got some of the best spy footage of the truck in action that we've seen so far. » 12/22/14 12:24pm 12/22/14 12:24pm

For $29,700, Pack Like A Rat

George Barris has been anointed - by none other than George Barris - the “King of Kustomizers.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Titan is one of his rare road-going cars, and may have once been owned by Rat Pack member Sammy Davis Jr. You’ll have to decide if it’s rat packing too heavy a price. » 8/16/13 8:00am 8/16/13 8:00am

Nissan, Cummins test four-cylinder diesel for Titan pickup

Cummins and Nissan are testing a 4-cylinder diesel engine for the Nissan Titan with the feds that could get 28 mpg while pumping more than 350 lbs-ft. of torque. Mahindra who? » 5/19/11 1:45pm 5/19/11 1:45pm

How To Repave A Race Track

Crews destroyed, hauled away, and repaved the 1.4-million square feet of racing surface at Daytona International Speedway in just 19 weeks. It took 100 million pounds of asphalt and a ton of engineering know-how. Here's how they did it. » 11/22/10 3:00pm 11/22/10 3:00pm

That's Not An Engine... THAT'S An Engine

Our favorite chronicler of down-under hauling spotted this pair of Mack Titans pulling a massive (ship/oil rig/pumping station) industrial engine. Australia for life. Photo Credit: Zsolti/NYM. » 8/23/10 5:15pm 8/23/10 5:15pm

VW Semis Are Totally Wicked

Volkswagen in the US has carefully crafted an identity of high-quality cars offering premium features at reasonable prices. You'd never know they also build heavy trucks that are ten kinds of badass. Like this — the VW Constellation. » 4/15/10 8:30am 4/15/10 8:30am

Nissan NV Commercial Van: The Perfect Taco Truck

This is the Nissan NV, a trio of Titan-based vans available with a 4.0-liter V6 or 5.6-liter V8 and a freaky "High Roof" option. It comes in half-ton, 3/4-ton and full-ton flavors and will make the perfect taco truck. » 3/10/10 1:30pm 3/10/10 1:30pm

2011 Nissan Titan: Rendered And Ramified!

As part of a recent agreement between Nissan and Chrysler » 10/14/08 4:42pm 10/14/08 4:42pm, the next-generation full-size light duty truck, the , will be based on the new . In return, Chrysler will get a much needed small car and the heartfelt gratitude of Carlos Ghosn. We've asked the good folks at to render up what they think the next-gen Titan's…

Chrysler's Jim Press: New Nissan Titan Will Get A Hemi

At today's Motor Press Guild meeting out in Cali, Chrysler's Jim Press confirmed to » 9/02/08 6:30pm 9/02/08 6:30pm Mike Levine that the new next-generation Nissan Titan will not only be built on the Dodge Ram platform — which we've — but that yes, that thing would have a Hemi. Sweet. Although Nissan may still be denying it,…

More On The Chrysler And Nissan Platform Swap

Nissan was kind enough to provide us with some time to answer questions about their new Nissan-Chrysler Platform Swap. For those who haven't been following the news, Dodge is going to build the next generation full-size truck for Nissan based on the upcoming Dodge Ram platform. In return, Nissan is going to build a… » 4/16/08 4:00pm 4/16/08 4:00pm

SpeedART Reveals Cayenne Based Titan BTR 550

If a 500bhp Cayenne Turbo isn't a good starting point for a tuner car, we don't know what is. Adding 50bhp and 96lb/ft of torque (for a total of 612lb/ft) the Titan BTR 550 should live up to it's monstrous name. In addition to the engine mods, the Titan benefits from a sports exhaust that's switchable between loud and… » 2/19/08 6:00pm 2/19/08 6:00pm

A Titan of a Giveaway: Wants You to Help Customize, Win…

Our friends over at have one heck of a big giveaway. One could even say it's a Titan-ic giveaway if one was predisposed to puns. Luckily we're not. But, whether punny or not, they're giving away a 2008 Nissan Titan PRO-4X Crew Cab. Only if you're the winner then it's a little bit more than just a stock… » 1/07/08 8:00am 1/07/08 8:00am

Need To Haul An Elephant? Mazda Titan!

The Japanese seem unable to make a home-market vehicle ad without surrealism and/or serious macho voiceovers, and we love them for it. This one shows the Mazda Titan flatbed miraculously loading an elephant in the back. Ti-TANN! » 11/14/07 10:30am 11/14/07 10:30am

Despite Coming Facelift, Nissan Titan Still Screwed

Whether or not Toyota's new Tundra turns the pickup market into its, uh, personal assistant, one thing's for sure: Nissan's screwed. Well, not screwed, per se, but most definitely in a bad spot. With sales falling off and questionable customer loyalty, the company's truck program will likely shrink even further into… » 1/16/07 8:10am 1/16/07 8:10am

Chicago Premiere: Nissan's Titan Onyx Concept

Nissan showed what it can do when it gets all hopped up on goofballs and drives out to the Tokyo suburbs on cruise night. The company unveiled its Onyx concept, which is a tricked-out version of its Titan pickup, donning a front body kit stolen from a Japanese Transformer van, 20" chrome wheels and other blinghys.… » 2/08/06 6:03pm 2/08/06 6:03pm