Sure, the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC may not compare with the new Tesla Roadster, but if it were priced around the Model 3 Performance, many who don’t need four seats would probably opt for this electric racer. Power comes from an electric twin-motor setup that sends 322 HP and 472 lb-ft (640 Nm) of torque to the AWD system, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in a mere 3.4 seconds. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Nissan GT-R has been dubbed “Godzilla”, but not everyone knows why. One tuning shop that most certainly does is Liberty Walk Japan, and they’ve unveiled their latest creation, the “LB-ER34 Super Silhouette Skyline,” which consists of a full dry carbon widebody kit, complete with ultra flared wheel arches and concave wheels wrapped in Yokohama Advan GT performance tires. Read more for additional pictures and information.
You could either buy a used 2013 Nissan GT-R for $70,000 or this new Liberty Walk body kit. That’s right, the LB-Silhouette Works GT 35GT-RR body kit in Dry Carbon will cost you at least $70,200 or $73,570 for the second variant. The mid-tier versions, which consist of an FRP (fiber reinforced plastic) and Dry Carbon mix, are priced at $53,050 and $54,540 respectively. Now for those looking to spend roughly half, the FRP body kits are listed at $33,480 and $34,020. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Before the Nissan 350Z, there was the 300ZX, most notably the second-generation “Z32” model, which was redesigned to be faster and feature more advanced technology. One auto enthusiast from Russia decided to turn a 1991 Nissan 300ZX into a Ferrari FXX knockoff of sorts, and despite the latter being mid-engined, the resulting vehicle doesn’t look too bad. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The JRM Group isn’t your average tuning shop, as they run their own Nissan GT-R GT3 in championships and took home the FIA GT1 Driver’s World Championship title in 2011. They took their experience and put it into the GT23, or the closest thing you’ll get to a street-legal Nissan race car. It will be limited to just 23-units worldwide and priced at a hefty $500,000. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This 1991 Nissan Skyline R32 may not be a GTR model, but owner Steve Molans made sure his GTS-4 stood out from the rest. How so? He custom designed and manufactured a set of infinity mirror taillights for the vehicle, complete with colored LEDs, and even a Nintendo controller remote start to boot. An infinity mirror is basically when two or more parallel or nearly parallel mirrors, create a series of smaller and smaller reflections that appear to recede to infinity. Read more for a video and additional information.
Nissan announced today that customer deliveries of its ultra limited-edition $1.12-million Italdesign GT-R50 is set for 2020, and will firs be displayed at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show in March. The vehicle was built to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of the GT-R in 2019 and Italdesign in 2018, powered by a modified twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6 engine generating 710 horsepower and 575 lb-ft of torque. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Nissan Stagea is essentially a station wagon produced from 1996 to 2007, and it shares many mechanical parts with the Nissan Skyline and Nissan Laurel. One auto enthusiast from Russia decided to mod his vehicle after the R35 GT-R, starting with the headlights to the matching hood, complete with a pair of black NACA ducts for cooling. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Nismo originally designed the concept of the Z-tune in Nissan announced the end of R34 Skyline production. Nismo then purchased used R34 GT-R V·Spec models, each with less than 18,000 miles on the odometer, which were then completely stripped and then resprayed to a “Z-tune Silver,” a special color exclusively for the Z-tune. Just one car was left in its original Midnight Purple III color. Simply put, every Z-Tune is handmade, with the car being completely stripped and re-built from the ground up. Read more to see what it’s like to detail this rare beast.
Inspired by Nissan’s ProPILOT 2.0 driver assistance technology, this golf ball can turn just about anyone into a professional, as it uses a predefined route to its goal. How does it work? An overhead camera detects the position of the ball and cup. When it’s hit, a monitoring system calculates the correct route based on the ball’s movement and adjusts its trajectory in real-time. Read more for a video and additional information.