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Nissan is a Japanese automaker that was founded in 1933, although its roots go back to 1914, when Masujiro Hashimoto established Kaishinasha Motor Car Works, Japan’s first automobile manufacturer. Nissan started to expand into worldwide markets into the 1950s and established a U.S. subsidiary in 1958. By 1970, Nissan had become of the world’s largest exporters of automobiles with successful sales of both Nissan and Datsun vehicles.

In 1999, due to financial difficulties, Nissan entered an alliance with Renault. The partnership resulted in sharing of platforms and engines between the brands. Mitsubishi joined the alliance in 2016. Nissan also operates Infiniti, a luxury brand, and revived Datsun as an affordable brand in 2013. Nissan’s alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi is one of the largest in the world, competing with Volkswagen Group and Toyota Motor Corp to lead in global auto sales. Iconic modern and historic nameplates Nissan nameplates include the Fairlady, 240Z, Silvia, Skyline, Patrol, Maxima, Frontier, Qashqai, 370Z, Titan, and GT-R.

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Two Reputed Japanese Sportscars Learn It The Hard Way To Never Mess With The Porsche 911 Turbo S!

Two Reputed Japanese Sportscars Learn It The Hard Way To Never Mess With The Porsche 911 Turbo S!

The Honda NSX and the Nissan GT-R Nismo try to humble the Porsche 911 Turbo S, but fail miserably

The Porsche 911 Turbo S needs no introduction. It is in its elements almost always, but on the drag strip, it is nearly invincible. The folks at ’Carwow’ decided to pit the German against two Japanese sports cars – the Nissan GT-R Nismo and the Honda NSX. Knowing their credentials, it looked like they stood a chance, especially the Godzilla. But, neither of them were even in the Porsche’s league and got their asses handed to them multiple times.

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The Fast And Furious Tokyo Drift Nissan S15 Is Very Much Alive

The Fast And Furious Tokyo Drift Nissan S15 Is Very Much Alive

The Quicksilver S15 is a forgotten movie Star, way cooler than the "Mona Lisa" S15, and it has real racing History

As absurd as the Fast and Furious franchise has become, you have to admit it included some amazing vehicles. In fact, not long ago, we did a list with some awesome F&F cars that, in our opinion, didn’t get enough screen time. However, there’s another one that has a history and we deemed it interesting enough to get its own article. It’s Sean’sNissan S15 Silvia from Tokyo Drift. No, not “Mona Lisa”, the other one.

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2021 Nissan GT-R T Spec

2021 Nissan GT-R T Spec

Nissan unveils the T-Spec limited edition model that pays homage to the R34 GT-R

Nissan just showcased the new 2021 GT-R “T-spec”. Godzilla will now be available in two iconic body colors along with a range of upgraded features.

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Drag Battle Of The Titans: 1570 HP Nissan GT-R Vs 1600 HP Porsche 911 Turbo S

Drag Battle Of The Titans: 1570 HP Nissan GT-R Vs 1600 HP Porsche 911 Turbo S

King Kong vs Godzilla: a 1600 HP Porsche 911 Turbo S and a 1570 HP Nissan GT-R line up for an epic Duel

Today’s dose of drag racing comes from the YouTube channel Officially Gassed where some of the craziest modified cars (and sometimes bikes) go head to head, to see who’s the fastest. It’s always interesting to see what the car scene is like in different parts of the world and here we have the U.K.’s fastest Porsche 911 Turbo versus one of the U.K.’s fastest Nissan GT-Rs, both of which pushing around 1,600 horsepower.

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2023 Nissan Z

2023 Nissan Z

The seventh-gen Nissan Z has a simple name, retro styling, and amazing mid-level performance.

The new Z is more aggressive, more stylish, and will probably lure you with its absolute madness that is a not-so-expensive price tag. Does the new Nissan Z hold up to the name and is it an improvement over teh outgoing 370Z? Keep reading to find out.

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A Sheriff in a Ford Explorer Races a Nissan GT-R and a Shelby GT500

A Sheriff in a Ford Explorer Races a Nissan GT-R and a Shelby GT500

One of these three cars gets destroyed. Any guesses?

Watch a Ford Explorer Police Interceptor take on the Nissan GT-R and a tuned Mustang Shelby GT500 in a quarter-mile showdown - this is crazieness!

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The New Nissan Z Was Kind Of Developed With Inspiration From the Toyota 86

The New Nissan Z Was Kind Of Developed With Inspiration From the Toyota 86

The inspiration didn’t come from design, styling, or performance but purpose – pure unadulterated purpose

For the longest time, fans have been begging Toyota to turbocharge the Toyota 86 and, ultimately, make it faster. But, Toyota has remained firm on its stance of remaining naturally aspirated, and it all boils down to the Toyota 86’s driving dynamics. What does that have to do with the Nissan Z? Well, the Nissan Z was built on the very same premise. It might feature a potent, 400-horsepower, turbocharged V-6, but at the end of the day, it’s not about numbers, it’s about the pleasure of driving; It’s about driver and car becoming one. And, if you don’t believe me, maybe taking it from Nissan’s Chief Engineer, Hiroshi Tamura, will help you see the light.

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Here's Why You Don't Need To Wait For An Updated Nissan Z

Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Wait For An Updated Nissan Z

Waiting for a Nissan Z Facelift may be pointless. Here’s why

The Nissan Z finally made its official debut on 18th August 2021 and you will be able to order yours in spring 2022. With this in mind, a question you may be asking is “should I wait for the updated version?” The Nissan Z, like all other cars, will eventually receive a facelift. Although we can only guess how an updated version of the car would look like, it’s common knowledge that facelifted versions fix all (or at least some) imperfections of new models. However, this may not necessarily be the case with the Nissan Z, so is there really a need to wait a few years to get one?

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Track Battle: Can a Mildly Modified Nissan 370Z Take On a Track-Prepped BMW E46 M3?

Track Battle: Can a Mildly Modified Nissan 370Z Take On a Track-Prepped BMW E46 M3?

A track-ready BMW M3 and an almost-stock Nissan 370Z throw down at Willow Springs Raceway, and the result might surprise you

Drag races are fun, but let’s face it, a true test for a sports car should include some corners. This is exactly why the YouTube channel Driving Line is presenting us with the “Driver Battles” series, where two drivers and their cars set the best possible lap times around a race track. Today’s time attack shootout is at Willow Springs race track and two of the most preferred build platforms go at it.

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Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S

Watch This 3,900-Horsepower Drag Race Between a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, And a McLaren 720S

Can the Audi R8 and the McLaren 720S dethrone the mighty Godzilla?

High-horsepower drag races are always a thrill to watch. Even more so to participate in, but instead, I am sitting here writing about it. In any case, it’s always interesting to see which drivetrain layout is best at a certain power level, and once again, Carwow happily obliges. In this case, we have three cars with over 1,000 horsepower that differ in the way they deliver power to the ground – a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, and a McLaren 720S.

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The New Nissan Z400 vs Z Proto: What's Different Between The Production-Spec Z And The Concept?

The New Nissan Z400 vs Z Proto: What’s Different Between The Production-Spec Z And The Concept?

These are all the differences between the production-spec Nissan Z400 and the Z Proto that you need to know

The 2023 Nissan Z just broke cover a couple of days back in New York, and we are happy to report that the production-spec car looks near identical to the Z Proto that was shown nearly a year back in September 2021.

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This Rendering Shows Us Exactly How The Nissan Z's Front-End Will Look After It's 'Fixed'

This Rendering Shows Us Exactly How The Nissan Z’s Front-End Will Look After It’s ’Fixed’

YouTuber ’TheSketchMonkey’ takes it upon himself to tweak the seventh-gen Nissan Z’s face to look less boxy

The Nissan Z is finally here and we are happy to see that Nissan kept their word. The concept was said to be 95 percent, the production car and it turned out to be true. As always, TheSketchMonkey gives us a YouTube video, in which he “fixes” the Nissan Z’s looks. What makes this video different from most other videos, we’ve seen is that Nissan might actually make these changes itself when it comes time to refresh the new Z.

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2023 Nissan Z - The Seventh-Gen Z Arrives With A V-6 Engine, 400 Horsepower, And A Manual Gearbox

2023 Nissan Z - The Seventh-Gen Z Arrives With A V-6 Engine, 400 Horsepower, And A Manual Gearbox

The 2023 Nissan Z just made its official debut and it will hit the market in Spring 2022 with a starting price of around $40,000

Fans have been anticipating the Nissan Z for a full year and now, it’s finally here. The 2023 Nissan Z was just unveiled at the Brooklyn Duggal Greenhouse. This is just five miles away from where the original 240Z was unveiled, back in October 1969. This is the seventh generation of the iconic Z car and promises to be the most exciting one yet.

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History Of The Nissan Fairlady Z - A Look At How The Japanese Compact Sportscar Has Evolved Over The Years

History Of The Nissan Fairlady Z - A Look At How The Japanese Compact Sportscar Has Evolved Over The Years

The Fairlady Z dates back to 1969, and these are all the versions ever made

It goes without saying that the Nissan Z is one of the most anticipated vehicles this year. The seventh generation of the Japanese performance coupe just made its official debut. The 2023 Nissan Z is the next chapter in the history of the Fairlady Z. With this in mind, let’s take a look at all those that came before it and trace the evolution of the iconic model.

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Nissan's Decision To Offer A Manual Gearbox On The 2023 Z Proves That Stick Shift Isn't Dead Just Yet

Nissan’s Decision To Offer A Manual Gearbox On The 2023 Z Proves That Stick Shift Isn’t Dead Just Yet

Here’s why Nissan chose to give us a manual transmission with the new seventh-gen Z

The wait is over. Nissan has finally taken the wraps off of its all-new Z for the 2023 model year in New York. It is one of the most highly anticipated cars of 2021 since Nissan showed us the Z Proto about a year ago. Test mules of the car were also spotted countless times. The design stays true to the concept of the Proto and is reminiscent of some classic Z cars like the 240 Z and the 300 Z from the 70s and the 80s respectively.

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2023 Nissan Z Breaks Cover With 400 Horses And A Manual Gearbox

2023 Nissan Z Breaks Cover With 400 Horses And A Manual Gearbox

The official pricing of the 2023 Nissan Z is not revealed, but the automaker says it will cost around $40,000

Almost a year after unveiling the Z Proto, Nissan has finally launched the compact sports car in New York City. The Nissan Z looks nearly identical to the concept and comes with a V-6 engine under the hood that makes 400 horses. It will also come with a manual gearbox as standard. A limited ‘Z Proto Spec’ model will also be available. As for the price, Nissan says it will start at around $40,000.

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What To Expect From The 2022 Nissan Z

What To Expect From The 2022 Nissan Z

If the Nissan Z is as good is it sounds, it could be the best Z car that we’ve ever seen

There has been a lot of hype, drama, and rumors surrounding the 2022 Nissan Z with everything ranging from Nissan killing off the Z altogether to how much it will cost and that it could even be offered as an SUV. With so much news and so many rumors over the past couple of years, it’s time we lay it all out on the table. So, this is what you need to know about the Nissan 400Z and what to expect when it debuts on August 17, 2021.

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A Highly Modified Audi TTRS Picks On a 1,000 Horsepower Nissan GT-R

A Highly Modified Audi TTRS Picks On a 1,000 Horsepower Nissan GT-R

A 733 HP Audi TTRS dared to challenge a 1,000 HP Godzilla, and the results are shocking

Drag races seem to never get old. They are the ultimate straight-line performance test for any car. A quarter-mile drag race shows not only how quick a car is, but also how well it puts the power down. With this in mind, the YouTube channel Officially Gassed is giving us an epic drag race, between two highly modified vehicles – a Litchfield-tuned Nissan R35 GT-R and an Audi TTRS modified by Awesome GTI.

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2022 Nissan Armada Retains The 2021 Model Year Pricing

2022 Nissan Armada Retains The 2021 Model Year Pricing

Prices start at $48,900, but it can easily go up to $68,300 if you opt for the highest trim

2022 Nissan Armada prices Armada S 4x2 $48,900 USD Armada SV 4x2 $52,900 USD Armada SL 4x2 $56,710 USD Armada Platinum 4x2 $65,300 USD Armada S 4x4 $51,900 USD Armada SV 4x4 $55,900 USD Armada SL 4x4 $59,710 USD Armada Platinum 4x4 $68,300 USD

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2022 Nissan Frontier Prices Announced - Makes It A Cool Alternative On The Market

2022 Nissan Frontier Prices Announced - Makes It A Cool Alternative On The Market

2022 Nissan Frontier’s $27,000-price makes it more expensive than the Tacoma, but cheaper than the Ridgeline

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for the 2022 Nissan Frontier King Cab Frontier S King Cab 4x2 $27,840 USD Frontier SV King Cab 4x2 $30,540 USD Frontier S King Cab 4x4 $31,040 USD Frontier SV King Cab 4x4 $33,740 USD Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for the 2022 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab: Frontier S Crew Cab 4x2 $29,340 USD Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x2 SWB $32,140 USD Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x2 LWB $34,040 USD Frontier S Crew Cab 4x4 $32,340 USD Frontier SV Crew Cab (...)

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What is the Cheapest Nissan?

The Versa is Nissan’s cheapest car in the United States. A subcompact sedan, the Versa is sold as the Almera in other markets. Priced from $14,730, the Versa is also one of the most affordable sedans in the U.S. The Versa is almost $1,000 cheaper than the Versa Note, a slightly smaller hatchback.

What is the Sportiest Nissan?

The GT-R is arguably Nissan’s sportiest vehicle. Although it’s already 12 years old as of 2019, the GT-R continues to deliver solid performance and the Nismo version has what it takes to give its more modern competitors a run for their money. The Nismo rides on a more aggressive suspension setup, it sits closer to the ground, and features a stiffer ride. The powerful engine helps as well. The twin-turbo, 3.8-liter cranks out a solid 600 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque, a notable increase form the standard GT-R.

What is the Most Popular Nissan?

Nissan’s best-selling vehicle in the United States is the Rogue, a compact crossover built on the same platform as the Qashqai (known as the Rogue Sport in the U.S.). With sales of 93,814 units in the first quarter of 2019, the Rogue is far more popular than sedans like the Sentra and Altima, which barely hit 50,000 units. In 2018, the Rogue sold an impressive total of 412,110 examples.

What is the Most Expensive Nissan?

The GT-R Nismo is by far the most expensive Nissan you can buy. Priced from $210,740, it costs more than four times more than the second-most expensive vehicle in the lineup, the Armada SUV, priced from $47,100. Alongside the regular GT-R, which starts from $113,540, the Nismo is the only Nissan that costs more than $50,000.

What is the Fastest Nissan?

The impressively powerful GT-R Nismo is also incredibly fast. Nissan claims a 0-to-60 mph sprint of 2.5 seconds, which rivals the ratings of notably more powerful supercars. Its top speed is also superior to other Nissan models at 205 mph. This benchmark isn’t good enough to defeat top-tier supercars, but it’s impressive to say the least for a design that’s more than 10 years old.

Are Nissan Cars Reliable?

Like many Japanese cars on the market, Nissans are generally rated among the most reliable vehicles on the market. Nissan was included on all major survey for reliability in recent decades with several nameplates listed as being dependable. It’s the smaller cars that are usually more reliable due to their simple design, the SUVs like the X-Trail and Rogue are also dependable. No matter the survey, you’ll always find Nissan among the 10 most reliable brands.