Tag: nissan

Infiniti’s mighty fine Q50

Infiniti’s mighty fine Q50

Infiniti has been around for a long time, but like Toyota’s LEXUS, has low sales figures. What is bad news for the car maker is very good news for those of us who like something with an air of exclusivity about it. I’ll be honest: I once detested Infiniti styling. There, I’ve said it. But, … Continue reading Infiniti’s mighty fine Q50

INFINITI’s mysterious Project Black S

INFINITI’s mysterious Project Black S

Introducing Project Black S: An Exploration of a New INFINITI High-Performance Model Line Collaborative venture between INFINITI and the RenaultSport Formula One Team INFINITI investigating Formula One-inspired performance hybrid technology Project Black S explores the potential for an innovative new performance model line Hong Kong – Featuring Formula One-inspired technology, ‘Project Black S’ is an … Continue reading INFINITI’s mysterious Project Black S

Nissan GT-R NISMO Arrives in Australia

  - New extreme iteration of Nissan GT-R super sports car joins GT-R Premium Edition and GT-R Track Edition in Australia - 2017 GT-R NISMO sets new performance standard for legendary Nissan super sports car with 441kW / 652Nm high-capacity turbocharged 3.8-litre V6engine, motorsport-inspired body, chassis and suspension developed by NISMO - First NISMO-developed vehicle … Continue reading Nissan GT-R NISMO Arrives in Australia

NISMO Confirmed For Australian Market From 2017

  MELBOURNE, Australia (4 October 2016) – Nissan has confirmed that its NISMO performance brand will be officially introduced to the Australian market from 2017. The first NISMO model on-sale in Australia will be the 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO, which will be launched in February 2017. The launch of the NISMO brand in Australia will … Continue reading NISMO Confirmed For Australian Market From 2017

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide

    YOKOHAMA, Japan (5 August 2016) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle in Brazil that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The breakthrough model, an all-new light–commercial vehicle, can rely on multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, to produce high-efficiency electricity as a power … Continue reading Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide

Nissan Signs Off in LM P2 at Le Mans with its Fifth Class Victory

  LE MANS, France (21 June 2016) - Nissan has finished its stint in the LM P2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with another dominant performance including victory for the Signatech Alpine Squad. The No.36 entry of Nicolas Lapierre, Gustavo Menezes and Stephane Richelmi took a two minute, 40 second victory over … Continue reading Nissan Signs Off in LM P2 at Le Mans with its Fifth Class Victory

Nissan to produce New Crossover based on Kicks Concept

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (5 January 2016) – Carlos Ghosn, president and chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that the brand will produce a new crossover that will be sold globally, starting with Latin American markets from 2016. The new model was inspired by the Kicks Concept car presented at the … Continue reading Nissan to produce New Crossover based on Kicks Concept

Nissan Micra: Compact and cute comes fully loaded but has stiff competition

Micra is Nissan’s tiny entry level offering. Once “entry level” meant shabby boxes of misery but now they have power windows, power steering, auto lights and satellite navigation. The Ti is a shade under 20 grand and is the top spec model. We drove the pre-facelift model here. The Ti means LED lights and alloy … Continue reading Nissan Micra: Compact and cute comes fully loaded but has stiff competition

Nissan’s JUKE: anything but a crusty old shell.

    Yes yes yes oh YES: well equipped, decent value, fairly comfy Oh dear me no: Air conditioning ineffective at times, looks won’t appeal to all, no reach adjustment on steering wheel The Juke is a juxtaposition of the uber weird and the very familiar. There is very little hint inside of the daring … Continue reading Nissan’s JUKE: anything but a crusty old shell.