Paul Walker, also known as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious series, uses his Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R to participate in the street race hosted by Tej Parker. You see his vehicle racing against friend Suki, along with opponents Slap Jack and Orange Julius. For those who’ve seen 2 Fast 2 Furious, you probably know that Slap Jack’s 1993 Toyota Supra puts up a good battle against the Skyline until he makes too wide a turn, allowing Brian to take the lead. Read more to see what a tribute car can do on Germany’s famous Autobahn.
The 2022 Nissan GT-R NISMO is an instant collector’s car, but the price tag may not be for everyone. Fortunately, Nissan has partnered with McDonald’s in Japan to offer a miniature Nissan GT-R NISMO in every “Tomica Happy Set”, a popular meal set for children. To kick off this promotion, the automaker and McDonald’s held a joint event at Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Even though cars were never featured in the Star Wars universe, there were still land vehicles, like the Landspeeder, Speeder Bike, Sandcrawler, etc. One fan, Shawn Crosby, decided to build a Nissan 350 Z-based Z-Wing. Not just a simple paint job, it features side-mounted blasters, R2-D2 riding in the trunk, hub caps made from pizza pans, and a cockpit-inspired interior, complete with a hologram projector prop. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The 2022 Nissan GT-R NISMO has just made its debut, alongside a special edition version, which are both planned to launch this October in Japan. Both models will be offered in the new, NISMO-exclusive NISMO Stealth Gray body color, while the special edition sports a NISMO-exclusive clear-coated carbon fiber hood and 20-inch Rays aluminum forged wheels that sport a red accent, matching existing accents around the body. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Formula Drift champion Chris Forsberg is no stranger to fast vehicles, but his custom Nissan Altima is most certainly one of the fastest 4-seaters yet. Called the Altimaniac, it’s powered by a twin-turbocharged VR38DETT V6 engine that had its displacement increased from 3.8L to 4.1L capable of generating 1,300-horsepower on a normal tune or 2,000-horsepower on a more aggressive one. Other modifications include upgraded a billet aluminum crankshaft, connecting rods, main caps, and girdles. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The beastly 2021 Nissan Patrol NISMO is headed to the Middle East and starts a year-long celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the dawn of the Nissan Patrol in 1951. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 5.6L V8 engine generating 428 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque. Safety features include an intelligent emergency brakingsystem with pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, high-beam assist and a smart rearview mirror. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Nissan’s 370Z, also known as the Fairlady Z Z34 debuted on October 29, 2006, and is long due for a refresh, with one rumored to be in the works. There have been several special edition models, like the NISMO Z-Challenge Spec, 370Z NISMO, and more, but one model the automaker probably doesn’t have in mind is one riding on 33-inch tires. Meet the Nissan Z-Adventure, a one-off vehicle that Yokohama built in collaboration with Nissan engineers. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
Auto enthusiasts have been importing classic Nissan Skyline R32, R33, and R34 GTR models by the container load ever since the 25-year import restriction for the U.S. market lapsed. Unfortunately, collectors who are paying premiums for mint condition versions of these cars still aren’t getting factory showroom quality specimens. Fortunately, NISMO is offering a bare metal restoration service that starts at a whopping $433,000 USD, which many not be much for some. Read more for a video of the process, additional pictures and information.
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For a Nissan GT-R that truly stands out from the rest, look no further than this 2014 model, complete with a unique custom engraved bodykit. To create this finish, the body panels were first finished in chrome before a coat of gold and engravings were applied by hand. Other exterior modifications include a custom rear wing and stanced black / chrome wheels that sit on a lowered suspension. The exhaust was created in-house by Kuhl and consists of three massive blue-tipped central tailpipes. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Anyone who works from home or does any kind of remote work would probably appreciate a change of scenery once in a while, and what better way than in the new Nissan x OGUshow NV350 Caravan ES Mobility Concept? This ultra versatile work / play van not only functions as a mobile office, but also a camper or multi-sport base camp to boot. Interior features include a fold-down resting area, plenty of storage space, and a roof-mounted storage system using crossbars. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.