If you spend $280,000 CAD on this auction and managed to win, you’ll get a unique 1 of 1 non-fungible token (NFT). This digital asset is basically hosted on the blockchain, inspired by the brand’s GT-R sports car, and was created by Canadian artist Alex McLeod. Now the kicker is that it does come with a bonus in the form of keys to an accompanying 2021 GT-R NISMO Special Edition in an exclusive Stealth Grey exterior color, which makes the reserve price on the auction much more reasonable. Read more for a short video and additional information.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has officially unveiled the new Japan-market 2022 GT-R, and it includes two limited models: the GT-R Premium Edition T-spec and GT-R Track Edition Engineered by NISMO T-spec. The T-Spec variants will be limited to a total of 100-units and buyers selected through a lottery system, complete with upgraded carbon ceramic brakes, a carbon-fiber rear spoiler, an exclusive engine cover, and an special badge for front / rear. All models are set to hit dealer showrooms in the second half of October, with a very limited number (50) of T-Specs hitting North America, priced from $138,490 USD. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
What started out as a concept years ago has been officially unveiled as the 2023 Nissan Z, and it was definitely worth the wait. Priced from $40,000 USD, this sleek sports car comes equipped with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 making 400hp and 350 lb-ft of torque, mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission with motorsports-inspired EXEDY high-performance clutch, or a new 9-speed automatic transmission with aluminum paddle shifters. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Even the newest hypercars would have problems racing a RB7 Red Bull Formula 1 car car at the dragstrip, but what about a heavily modified 1200hp Lamborghini Huracán and 1300HP Nissan GT-R? CarWow wanted to find out, and pitted these vehicles against each other, with F1 driver David Coulthard behind the wheel of the race car. For those who don’t know, the RB7 was driven by Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, winning 12 of 19 races as well as securing 18 of 19 possible pole positions in qualifying. Read more for the video and additional information.
Always wanted a Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R that is actually street legal in the US? This could be your chance, as this 1 of 282 R34 V-Spec examples finished in Midnight Purple II is being offered for sale. It’s powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.6L RB26DETT inline-six engine that is factory rated at 276 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, mated to a Getrag 6-speed manual transmission that sends power to the ATTESA all-wheel-drive system, complete with an electronically-controlled active limited-slip rear differential. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
For those who wanted to own a street-legal Nissan Skyline stateside after watching the first Fast & Furious movie back in 2001, there was importer MotoRex. This mint condition 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R V-Spec was imported to the US in 2001 and federalized by G&K of Santa Ana, California. Painted in a sleek Spark Silver, it’s powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.6L inline-six engine upgraded with a polished intake plenum, split-plated charge pipe, Blitz intercooler, GReddy intercooler piping, and a Trust Power Extreme 2 cat-back exhaust system, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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.