16 December 2008
First seen at the 2008 Paris motor show, the compact and spacious family car from Nissan is about to grow up, with changes made to the exterior and interior providing a new look with innovative and friendly technology.
Note is the first vehicle in the Nissan range to introduce ‘Nissan Connect’ - a 2DIN fully integrated audio and satellite navigation system. It uses a touch screen display for ease of use and a full digital music connectivity package with built in CD/r
08 December 2008
As production of the European specification Nissan GT-R begins in its Tochigi plant in Japan this month, a raft of small but significant changes have been made to the car as part of its kaizen – continuous improvement – philosophy.
The GT-R’s hand-built 3.8-litre V6 twin-turbo engine has gained 5PS thanks to some fine tuning of its electronics, taking power output to 485PS, while torque remains unchanged at 588Nm. Additionally, Dunlop SP Sport 600 DSST tyres will be fitted as standard.
05 December 2008
To most people, a typical small commercial van is little more than an empty box on wheels. But does it have to be? Why can’t it be some different, something innovative and smart? Why can’t a commercial van also be a mobile office? Or combine workspace and living quarters? Or, for example, a mobile lab for a marine biologist/photographer? Why not?
“A commercial vehicle has a specific job to perform, but that's no reason to desi
05 December 2008
The NV2500 Concept provides an original take on Commercial Vehicle (CV) design, as well as providing a preview of Nissan’s entry into the CV market in North America.
The Nissan NV2500 Concept offers fresh design and fresh thinking – including a 3-Zone interior and flexible utility and storage solutions. Its “wall-less” mobile office/workspace design includes a computer workstation, fold-down conference table, numerous storage compar
01 December 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced the release of the all-new, fully redesigned Fairlady Z sports car, which goes on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide. In the nearly 40 years since the first-generation S30 model debuted in 1969, the Fairlady Z has earned a reputation as one of the most desirable sports cars in the world, with approximately 1.7 million units in global sales to date.
The latest Fairlady Z, while embodying the first generation's signature "Z-ness" in terms of high performanc
20 November 2008
In the first full redesign of the iconic Nissan Z since its re-introduction in 2003, the new 370Z now sports a shorter wheelbase, greater use of lightweight body materials, new engine with more horsepower and a new 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, as well as the world’s first synchronised down/up
19 November 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the all-new, third generation of its highly successful Nissan Cube in launch events in Japan, the United States and Europe. The fully redesigned Cube continues the iconic "cubic" styling of the previous generation, adding a higher level of refinement and polish inside and out. Sales of the new Cube begin in Japan on Nov. 26, followed by North American in the spring of 2009, and Europe and other global markets in fall 2009.
Originally launched in 1998, the Cube has sold nearl
12 November 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud that the NISSAN GT-R supercar has won the Most Advanced Technology Award, one of the highly coveted awards of Car of the Year Japan 2008-2009.
The final selection, conducted by the Car of the Year Japan Executive Committee, took place from November 10 - 11 at Oiso, Kanagawa prefecture. In awarding winner, the jury cited the NISSAN GT-R "as a supercar that delivers powerful performance and clean emission, featuri
11 November 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it will demonstrate its advanced "All-Around Collision Free" prototype vehicle - complete with two all-new accident avoidance technologies- at the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). The ITS World Congress, to be held at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Center, from Nov. 16 - 20, showcases future vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications systems.
This is the first time the "All-Around Collision Free" prototype will be displayed i
11 November 2008
Nissan North America, Inc. today announced its Nissan NV2500 Concept, which makes its public debut in early January at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. One of the largest concepts vehicle ever created by Nissan, the innovative NV2500 Concept previews the company’s entry into the North American Commercial Vehicle (CV) market in 2010 and is designed to highlight multi-purpose utility solutions in the real world.
05 November 2008
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) celebrates its 50th year of selling cars and trucks in North America in 2008 and its 10th year as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) participant in the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show with 12 highly modified Nissan vehicles built by aftermarket vehicle suppliers/customizers, as well as by Nissan’s own engineering staff.
The dozen vehicles, ranging from the exotic Nissan GT-R supercar
05 November 2008
It’s always good to celebrate a success, and Nissan has done just that with the introduction of the Qashqai Sound & Style. Marking a record-breaking run for the innovative crossover that has seen sales across Europe comfortably exceed 250,000 since its introduction last year, the new special edition provides even