13 June 2012 16:41
It's not quite a Juke-R, but it's still a faster Juke - Nissan has greenlighted the Juke Nismo concept for production. Chief among the Nismo alterations are light tuning for the engine, an aggressive body kit, and sporty tweaks inside the Juke's cabin. What's new on the 2012 Nissan Juke Nismo? On the outside, your eyes are assaulted by a bodykit comprising a ...
12 June 2012 09:11
Britain is on track to hit a new all-time car manufacturing high by the end of 2015. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders forecasts that car production is set to top 2 million a year in three years' time. That's enough to eclipse the 1.92m record set forty years ago in 1972. What's causing the increase in UK car ...
24 May 2012 08:59
This is the Nissan GT-R Track Pack, a stripped-down, pumped-up Japanese coupe with designs on the 911 GT3. A GT-R GT3? Isn’t what the Spec V was all about. The GT-R Spec V was certainly the hardcore GT-R, but it was also obscenely expensive – double the price of the standard car. The Track Pack only costs around £10k extra but still ...
Nissan has announced that its Juke-R prototype will enter limited production on a build-to-order basis. Yes, really. Nissan Juke-R (2012): why so serious? The Juke-R is the result of the Nissan Europe Technical Centre in Cranfield teaming-up with UK motorsport engineering firm RML to stuff the powertrain of a Nissan GTR into a Nissan Juke bodyshell to create 'the ...
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14 March 2012 10:30
Two sides to our Leaf – 14 March 2012 At once the Leaf is both soothing and stressful. Climb in, press the start button, and besides the dashboard lighting up to the accompaniment of a few bongs, you’d never know it was running. After any other car, the complete lack of vibrations is wonderful, so you glide along in relaxed comfort. You’re a little ...
07 March 2012 11:41
Nissan made constant reference to being ‘owners’ of the crossover concept during their Geneva press conference. From the Murano to the Juke, via the Qashqai, rugged urban transport has been one of its big success stories (alright, maybe not the Murano). The seven-seater Hi-Cross Concept, premiered here, showcases some of the styling ideas that Nissan could filter through to future ...
08 February 2012 11:30
This is the new Nissan 370Z, a facelifted version of the brawny Zed sports car that will be unveiled at the 2012 Chicago auto show today. So what’s new about the new Nissan 370Z? We’re barely into 2012 but this is the 2013 model year iteration of the 370Z. The biggest change is the new front end, the softened and ...
06 February 2012 13:00
Nissan will unveil the new Invitation concept car at the 2012 Geneva motor show. It's a vision of what the company's B-segment tallboy could become. Yes, it's a snapshot of a future Nissan Note. The Japanese say 'the Invitation concept underlines Nissan's commitment to the compact car segment,' indicating that they aren't going to abandon every conventional bodystyle for another ...
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