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Nissan Brain to Vehicle Technology

Forget self-driving cars, Nissan has unveiled B2V (Brain-to-Vehicle) technology at CES 2018. This will basically allow vehicles to interpret signals coming directly from the driver's brain, this improving reaction times for drivers, as well as to making the car's more adaptable. "When most people think about autonomous driving, they have a very impersonal vision of the future, where humans relinquish control to the machines. Yet B2V technology does the opposite, by using signals from their own brain to make the drive even more exciting and enjoyable," said Nissan executive VP, Daniele Schillaci. Continue reading for a detailed video and more information.

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Remote-Controlled GTR


Sony's PS4 Pro is great for racing games, but for something more realistic, you may need to check out this remote-controlled Nissan GT-R. You read that right, the automaker heavily modified a GT-R that could be driven entirely with a DualShock 4 controller, and called it the "GT-R /C". It was driven by Mardenborough around Silverstone's National Circuit, where the car hit a top speed of 131 mph and averaged 76 mph. To make things easy (and safer), it was controlled from a helicopter that followed the race car around the track. "This was once-in-a-lifetime, truly epic stuff. The GT-R /C has brought my two worlds together - the virtual of gaming and the reality of motorsport - in a way I never thought possible. The response from the car when using the controller was far more engaging than I thought it would be. JLB Design has done an incredible job at making everything respond really well. Steering, acceleration and braking were all intelligently configured, allowing for controlled application so I could really get a feel through the corners and hold it steady down the fast straights," said Mardenborough. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of gamers trying to play GTA 5 without breaking any laws.

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Nissan NRV II

The Nissan NRV-II Concept from 1982 was ahead of its time, as it came equipped with both LCD digital and graphic instrumentation, radar automated cruise control, anti-lock / anti-skid brakes, as well as several fiber-optic controls, along with automatic functions. It was powered by a turbocharged 1.3L engine that produced 120-horsepower on methanol. Continue reading for more interesting photos from around the web.

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1,750HP Nissan GT-R

If the standard Nissan GT-R just isn't fast enough for you, Brill Street Motorsport's latest creation will definitely satisfy your need for speed. This heavily tuned machine now generates a staggering 1,759 hp and 1,626 Nm of torque. To match the power, they installed a custom Rocket Bunny bodykit and a plenty of other visual accessories to boot. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a fascinating frozen gasoline experiment.

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When tank meets SUV, you get the rugged Nissan Rogue Trail Warrior, which comes equipped with DOMINATOR Tracks from the American Track Truck company. These babies measure in at 48" long, 30" high, and 15" wide. To make this possible, engineers had to modify the suspension and wheel wells, while the original 2.5L DOHC inline 4-cylinder generating 170-horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque, remains. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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GT-R Police Car

Called the "Copzilla", this real Nissan GT-R police car was developed specifically for the 2017 New York Auto Show, but unfortunately (or fortunately), won't make an appearance in Fast 8. It sports a matte black paint job with gold stripes, features a massive wing, large 22-inch wheels, official police lights up top and in the grille, and 'Skyline Metro' badges. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Speed Warehouse Deathkart

Pro drifter Mike Perez teamed up with tuner Speed Warhouse to transform his 1991 Nissan 240SX into a Mad Max-inspired machine. In addition to the rusted chassis, complete with machine gun, you'll find a turbocharged 2.5L 1J engine under the hood fitted with a new Precision 6262 turbo, aggressive cams, high-capacity fuel injectors / fuel pump, and an AEM Infinity intake. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Nissan E-Tech

We have seen the future of supercars, and it includes the Nissan E-Tech. On the outside, it sports sleek aerodynamic lines, LED lights, and hubless wheels. The interior is an entirely different story, complete with interactive displays, a touchscreen-equipped steering wheel, and body-hugging racing seats. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Nissan Vmotion 2.0

The futuristic Nissan Vmotion 2.0 features Intelligent Driving, one of three core elements of the company's Intelligent Mobility technology. The former helps provide a safer driving experience through technology such as ProPILOT, which will ultimately allow the vehicle to drive in autonomous mode, and not just on the highway and in heavy traffic conditions, but also on normal streets with intersections. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Nissan Navara EnGuard

When DJI Phantom 4 Drone meets rescue vehicle, you get the futuristic Nissan Navara EnGuard Concept. Unlike the standard Navara, this concept features a prototype portable battery pack comprised of seven 2kW EV modules inside a weather-proof machined aluminum housing. When docked in place, these are in constant 'charge' mode, harvesting power generated by its 187-horsepower, twin-turbo 2.3L, essentially making it an alternative to a petrol generator. The drone has an operating ceiling of 19,685-feet and has the ability to fly at speeds up to 20m per second, for close to 30 minutes, while sending live footage back to the car's pop-up display hidden in the load bed wall. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral speed test video of every iPhone ever made.

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