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nissan juke-r

Nissan Juke-R

Nissan has created a real Frankenstein. The strange vehicle is a cross between Juke and GT-R. This is the first ever super crossover without analogue all over the world. However, the vehicle is currently under development, the bold design of the Juke is clear to see. The aerodynamics package includes flared wheel arches, revised front and rear bumpers plus a unique split rear wing. Juke-R is powered by a a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with whopping 530PS. It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox

2011 nissan juke 1.5-litre dci - 57.6mpg

2011 Nissan Juke 1.5-litre dCi - 57.6mpg

Nissan has announced updated version of 1.6-litre petrol and 1.5-litre dCi turbodiesel models. Both engines now benefit of improved fuel efficiency thanks to revised gear ratios. In other words, the 1.6-litre petrol variant now returns 47.1 mpg on the combined cycle, which is an improvement of 2.3mpg. The emissions have dropped to 139g/km of CO2, a reduction of 8g/km. This also reflects on taxes by putting the model in VED Band E. The revised 1.5-litre dCi diesel now returns 57.6 mpg on the combined cycle and

nissan juke kuro limited edition

Nissan Juke Kuro Limited Edition

Nissan has announced the new special edition of Juke. The model has a very strange name – Kuro and only 600 units will be produced for the UK.  In case, you have some doubts, “Kuro” means “black” in Japanese and the Juke will get a black pearl finish. The special edition model is based on the top-of-the-range Tekna grade and comes with ten-spoke 17” alloys in gloss black, black door mirrors and door handles. The Kuro is available with a choice of two metallic paint finishes wh

2011 nissan micra dig-s

2011 Nissan Micra DIG-S

2011 Nissan Micra DIG-S is priced at £11 150 and it will hit the market on 1st September. The new DIG-S engine boasts low-emission technology and good performance without sacrificing the fuel economy. The new 1.2 litre three cylinder supercharged petrol engine DIG-S boasts 98PS and returns 65.7 mpg on the combined cycle and emissions of just 95g/km of CO2 for the Visia version. The engine is mated to 5-speed manual or an optional advanced CVT automatic for additional £1 000. The new DI

twin charging points in lincoln

Twin charging points in Lincoln

Nissan will fund the installation of Lincoln’s first public electric vehicle charging point. The main reason is the latest Top Gear show, where the presenters Jeremy Clarkson and James May drove a pair of electric vehicles, including the Nissan LEAF, into the centre of Lincoln in an attempt to find somewhere to charge their cars. Of course, they made fun on electric cars, because you simply cannot find a place to charge them and if you got lucky to plug your car in, you’ll have to wait �

ams alpha 12 r35 gt-r: 1/4 mile world record 9.05 at 166.66mph

AMS Alpha 12 R35 GT-R: 1/4 mile World Record 9.05 at 166.66mph

The Alpha 12 performance package is now fact and it boosts the mighty Nissan GT-R to whopping 1327PS (976 kW) and 1347Nm (995 lb-ft). The previous record with Alpha 10 was 9.33 seconds at 153mph, a now there is a new one - 9.05 at 166.66mph (267 km/h) for the Alpha 12. Because of the brutal power, the tuned Nissan managed to get full traction only in 5th gear, which means four-wheel spin to 4th. Nice! Still, the car looks like it is capable

2012 nissan leaf us

2012 Nissan Leaf US

Nissan North America Inc. has announced a number of upgrades for the 2012 Leaf. They are based on feedback from the thousands of owners who already have driven several millions of miles in the first 100-percent electric car for the mass market. "Many enthusiastic consumers have eagerly anticipated ordering a Nissan LEAF of their own, and now we can make zero-emissions mobility a reality in more markets," commented Brian Carolin, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Nissan North America

cars in movies – top 5

Cars in movies – top 5

Each car enthusiast has a movie that makes them smile just thinking of it. You will have the opportunity to read a little more about some of the most cherished cars used in movies. Number 5 AUDI A8 W12- Transporter 2 This car is taking a serious part in the plot of the movie. Jason Statham needs to chase the bad guys all over the place and the Audi is a serious partner in his mission. The movie is abundant with stunts that the A8 has to perform. Thanks to the massive twelve-cylinder 6.0

2011 nissan nv200

2011 Nissan NV200

Nissah will put on sale a small van at extremely low price. The model is NV200 offering satellite navigation and a number of enhancements like more powerful engine and a rear view camera. The 1.5 dCi is available with either 85HP or 89HP or 110HP versions. The most powerful model meets Euro 5 emissions regulations and available on all but the entry-level E-grade NV200. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and emits just 139 g/km of CO2. The base E NV200 Panel Van 1.5 dCi with 85HP costs

best looking 6 concepts that never reached the market

Best looking 6 concepts that never reached the market

As you know what you driving is a result of serious R&D, drafts and arguments. For many reasons your car was(is) available in the showroom. However there are many examples of cars that did not manage to go further than the draft or clay. Here are the best looking 6 concepts that never reached the market. Number

nissan skyline – what makes it so special through the years?

Nissan skyline – what makes it so special through the years?

How it all began? The first skyline was manufactured in 1957. And it was… a luxury 4-door saloon car or and five door station wagon. For sure, it had nothing to do with Skyline’s image from the 90’s till nowadays. The first skyline to receive the GT-R badge came off the production line in in February 1969. It had a 2.0L inline 6 engine. This new DOHC engine produced 160HP and would rev to more than 7000RPM – an exceptional performance

nissan 370z gt edition

Nissan 370Z GT Edition

Nissan has released a special GT Edition of 370Z in the UK to to celebrate the manufacturer’s global success in GT racing and 40 years of Z. 370Z GT boasts special body colours, unique GT stripes, darkened 19” RAYS forged alloy wheels and a lot of significant suspension and equipment modifications. The suspension is improved by retuning the dampers provide the ideal balance between ride comfort and high-speed handling. The set-up is made by technicians from Nissan Technical Centre Euro