Revised 2016 Nissan GT-R
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Nissan GT-R: More power, shell revisions

Bodyshell revisions for better aerodynamics Modest increase in engine power Shift paddles give a new – better – home Nissan’s GT-R has been updated with revisions inside and out and its 3.8-litre, quad-valve, V8 engine has been given a power boost. The chassis has been “significantly reinforced” and, Nissan says, the car now has “a… Continue reading Nissan GT-R: More power, shell revisions

2016 nissan GT-R drilfting record
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1030kW Nissan GT-R scores world’s fastest drift (video)

NOW WE’RE TALKING SIDEWAYS! Masato Kawabata at Dubai airport on his way to the world drifting record in his Nissan GT-R. Image: Nissan/Motorpress DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Nissan has set the a Guinnes world record for the fastest car-drifting. The record was broken by Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drifting champion and title-holder for the Japanese… Continue reading 1030kW Nissan GT-R scores world’s fastest drift (video)

2016 Nissan GT-R coming
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Nissan GT-R: Fresh look, more power, coming soon

More power, more style for 2016 Due in South Africa before year-end Nissan claims more class, refinement NEW YORK – The Nissan GT-R, launched back in 2007, has been re-armed with a fresh look and more power and took centre stage for its launch today (March 23) ahead of the official opening of the 2016… Continue reading Nissan GT-R: Fresh look, more power, coming soon

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Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

All-new SUV brings powerful 1.0-litre turbo engineManual or continuously variable transmissionSeamless experience with Nissan high-tech IS THIS possibly the best-looking small sport utility vehicle yet from Nissan? It’s the Magnite whose highway and byway progress depends on computerisation and a petite, one-litre, turbo engine that packs a 74kW/150Nm punch. Not only South Africa will be… Continue reading Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

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Nissan Z Proto: Club members get special sighting

ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan South Africa has shown the next version of its Z-series sport cars, the 400Z prototype, to The Corner and we confess the model is our editor’s most favourite car of 40 years in the trade. The latest design continues, Nissan says, to offer sport-car lovers high-performance excitement from a car… Continue reading Nissan Z Proto: Club members get special sighting

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Nissan offers answers to high fuel expenses

ROSSLYN, South Africa – Automaker Nissan believes it has an answer to South Africans taking strain with the prices of petrol, starting with a less-thirsty car. One answer, it claims, is its latest Micra with its one-litre, 84kW, turbocharged engine that ”has an impressive combined fuel consumption of five litres/100km”. The engine is said to… Continue reading Nissan offers answers to high fuel expenses

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Sleek Nissan Sylphy turning heads at Auto Shanghai 2019

New from Nissan: a car with a strange name Sylphy – slim, low, streamlined – figures All-new five-seater, brand-new engine  SHANGHAI , China – The all-new Nissan Sylphy was unveiled today (Aprl 16) at the 2019 Shanghai auto show with what its maker described as a sporty new look and equipped with the latest Nissan… Continue reading Sleek Nissan Sylphy turning heads at Auto Shanghai 2019

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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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New engines, more power, for Gen IV Renault Scénic

Renault introduces petrol engine developed with Daimler Driving pleasure ‘significantly improved’, less fuel burn Ready for Scénic and Grand Scénic: three power outputs BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT – Automaker Renault has introduced a new direct-injection 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine co-developed with Daimler for initial introduction in the Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic. The engines will be added to… Continue reading New engines, more power, for Gen IV Renault Scénic