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Nismo Heritage is ‘Go!’ to supply GT performance parts

FAMOUS BADGE: It's known globally as a sign of power and glorious driving. Image: Nissan ROSSLYN, South Africa - Nissan customers says owners can enjoy driving their performance cars longer thanks to a new parts replacement programme available in Japan. The parts went on sale in Japan on December  2018 as part of the newNismo Heritage… Continue reading Nismo Heritage is ‘Go!’ to supply GT performance parts

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Twice the power: Nissan’s new Nismo doesn’t need to growl

All-new, twice as powerful Nismo race car Motor on each axle doubles kW / torquepower New tech, new drivetrain for true race action TOKYO, Japan - The all-new Nissan Leaf Nismo race car, an electric race car with more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, was unveiled today (Nov 30… Continue reading Twice the power: Nissan’s new Nismo doesn’t need to growl

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Nissan’s Ghosn accused of ‘financial misconduct’ – job on the line

TOKYO, Japan - Carlos Ghosn, chairman of global automotive giant Nissan, is to be removed from his post for what has been described as ''financial misconduct''. The move has been described in the international media as ''a shocking fate for a leader hailed for rescuing the company from close to bankruptcy''. Ghosn has allegedly made… Continue reading Nissan’s Ghosn accused of ‘financial misconduct’ – job on the line

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GO! GO! GO! Four years on and Datsun is all growed up

Budget wheels upgraded for 2019 Fine for families - Datsun GOes upmarket Five or seven seats, spunky 1.2 engine ROSSLYN, South Africa - Datsun SA is bringing new Datsun GO and GO+ models to market four years after the brand returned to South Africa under the aegis of the local Nissan operation. Datsun products, assembled… Continue reading GO! GO! GO! Four years on and Datsun is all growed up

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Nissan goes stargazing with specially adapted Navara

Nissan unveils bakkie concept in Germany Stargazing behind new Dark Sky concept Super-tough Navara for  belly-ripping conditions HANNOVER, Germany – Nissan has unveiled two vehicles at the Hannover auto show – a Navara Dark Sky concept and a Nissan Navara N-Guard. Each claims to highlight the brand's bakkies versatility; the load-carriers have, Nissan says, seen sales grow… Continue reading Nissan goes stargazing with specially adapted Navara

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Base car 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo. Real thing? Stunning!

Nissan and Italdesign build ultra-limited GT-R 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo the foundation Celebration of 50 years of GT-R and Italdesign YOKOHAMA, Japan / TURIN, Italy - Nissan and Italdesign have created a prototype Nissan GT-R50 through their first collaboration. The car is based on a production 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo and will commemorate the 50th… Continue reading Base car 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo. Real thing? Stunning!

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2018 Micra: Nissan takes ‘small’ out of small cars

  Fifth generation of Nissan’s smarty hatchback 'Exciting to drive, confident and responsive' Futher models, bigger engine, still to come By LES STEPHENSON Information / data  from Nissan SA ROSSLYN, South Africa - The fifth generation of Nissan’s Micra, the automaker says, ''is a significant progression in design and will revitalise the small-car segment in… Continue reading 2018 Micra: Nissan takes ‘small’ out of small cars

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Nissan SA midwives setting up for an unexpected baby

Coming to time - new Nissan baby on way 66kW turbo engine - and new from tyres up Fifth generation of popular small car ROSSLYN, Gauteng - Nissan SA says it plans to ''revolutionise''  the small-car market with the arrival of a surprise baby - the 66kW Nissan Micra which, its maker says, ''is new… Continue reading Nissan SA midwives setting up for an unexpected baby

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Nissan Leaf earns ‘World Green Car of Year’ title

NEW YORK - The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf has been named 2018 World Green Car at the 2018 New York auto show - a vehicle claimed by its maker to be ''the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, our vision for changing how cars are powered and driven''. This second generation of the game-changing small car… Continue reading Nissan Leaf earns ‘World Green Car of Year’ title

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2018 X-Trail: Nissan upgrades its family all-roader

 Intelligent mobility features for safer driving Seating for five or seven, 4x4 capabilities 'Space travel' support from new seats ROSSLYN, Gauteng - Automaker Nissan believes it's kept up with the evolution of families and their needs over the years - and that its latest X-Trail ''is a perfect fit for any family''. The brand claims to… Continue reading 2018 X-Trail: Nissan upgrades its family all-roader