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Report: Nissan’s next-gen 370Z to have hybrid tech and Mercedes-Benz engines

Australia’s Motoring.com apparently heard that the next-generation Nissan 370Z is to feature a new hybrid powertrain featuring a Mercedes-Benz four-banger. According to the report, the new model is to be called the Z35 generation and is going to be sold mainly in Japan and the United States. The hybrid version is supposedly going to utilize a Mercedes-Benz-sourced […]

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Report: Nissan apparently interested in producing IDx Concept

Nissan is apparently working on a production version of the IDx Concept, a model originally intended to pay tribute to the original rear-wheel drive sports sedan, the Datsun 510 compact. The IDx Concept was introduced at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show. According to a recent report from Australia’s CarAdvice, word is that Nissan is currently developing […]

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Report: Nissan to retune CVTs for better performance

CVTs are often frowned upon by enthusiasts because of their uninspiring and unengaging mannerisms that make it seem like the engine loathes doing its job by forcing it to whine under acceleration. And then, there are those who tout CVTs for boosting fuel economy (yawn). Either way, Nissan is a brand who heavily uses the […]

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The Nissan Cube is dead for the US market after six slow years

Nissan officially announced to AutoBlog that the Nissan Cube will no longer be offered in the US going into the 2015 model year, which shouldn’t be a surprise as not many can be seen running about on the roads. This past June, Nissan was able to move only 336 Cubes off of dealership lots, a reduction […]

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Nissan Versa and Versa Note being investigated for unintended acceleration

Nissan’s Versa and Versa Note made from 2012-2014 are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over fears of unintended acceleration. Although the problem doesn’t seem to be mechanical, some 360,000 models may be affected by a floor carpeting problem that could wedge the accelerator pedal. As of now, the NHTSA is still […]

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Report: 2016 Nissan Titan to debut at Detroit next year

Word from AutoGuide is that Nissan will be revealing a new 2016 Titan full-size pickup at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit later this year, after speaking for a company spokesman. Not much is known about the new Titan, though Nissan confirmed to have teamed up with Cummins to offer the Titan with […]

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Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirm to produce entry-level models in Mexico

Renault-Nissan and Daimler recently tied the knot not too long ago to work on joint ventures with each other. Following some recent rumors, both the Japanse/French and German conglomerates announced to be teaming up to produce compact Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models at Nissan’s plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico. The first model expected to roll off that […]

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Video: Nissan details Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Nissan released a new video that outlines the inspiration and development behind the stunning Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo. The concept itself was designed by a team of youthful individuals at the Nissan Design Europe center and was built from scratch using the latest and greatest technology and tools. When the initial drawings were created, […]

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Video: AutoCar pins a Jaguar F-Type Coupe R against the Nissan GT-R

AutoCar of the UK recently had the opportunity to pin the all-new drop-dead sexy Jaguar F-Type Coupe R against the Nissan GT-R…and they got it all on film. The plan: race them against each other in a time trial battle. Both boast around 540hp, though the Jaguar has two more cylinders and thus more torque. […]

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Photo Rendering: Could this be what the next-generation Nissan GT-R might look like?

Nissan’s official Instagram account for the Nissan GT-R recently posted a speculative rendering of what the next-generation Nissan GT-R could look like. The rendering itself was completed by Wild-Speed.com and takes the overall profile of the current GT-R, adds Nissan’s latest cues from their currently incoming design philosophy (previewed with the Murano, Sedan and Sport Sedan […]

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