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    Official: NISMO confirms hotter GT-R, return to Le Mans and more performance models [w/videos]
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    Nissan has made three announcements, all of which intend to sharpen the global significance and sales of its NISMO performance arm. Calling it "a new era for NISMO as its global performance car and motorsports brand," Carlos Ghosn cut the ribbon on the new, larger, nicer NISMO headquarters in ...

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    Chicago: 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition loses rear seats, gains performance
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    Nissan is adding yet another tier to the GT-R hierarchy for 2014 with the GT-R Track Edition. Debuting at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, the bruiser ditches its back seat in the quest for a lower curb weight, and a set of more seriously bolstered front buckets keep occupants planted once the going ...

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    Official: GRID 2 gets May 28 on-sale date, special DLC depending on where you buy
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    Codemasters is promising all kinds of wunderbar things for Grid2 like "new standards for a racing multiplayer experience" and "the most visceral and exhilarating racing yet." The 24-karat test of those claims will have to wait until we can get controllers in our hands, but not for too much ...

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    Video: Runway Rumble: Nissan GT-R, Ducati 1098 and Lamborghini Reventon Roadster battle it out
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    One 2.5-mile runway, three different ways to take off: a Ducati 1098, a tuned Nissan GT-R with 580 horsepower and a launch control upgrade, and a Lamborghini Reventon Roadster. You'd naturally expect the Ducati to assert it's lightweight, high-horsepower authority in these matters, but with more ...

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    Official: 2014 Nissan GT-R squeaks in under $100k*, Murano CrossCabriolet priced, too
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    Another year, another price hike for the ridiculously awesome Nissan GT-R. When the GT-R was introduced for the 2008 model year, it had a starting price of $69,850, increasing steadily each year up to $96,820 for 2013, and now Nissan has announced that the 2014 GT-R will have a base sticker price ...

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    Official: Nissan gets racy at Tokyo Auto Salon [w/video]
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    Nissan is headed to this year's Tokyo Auto Salon with a spate of custom hardware, including tweaked versions of the company's Juke, Note, Fairlady Z and GT-R. Even the humble Leaf EV and hefty NV350 have received a little love from designers and engineers. The Juke Nismo will share the stage with ...

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    Featured: These are your top 10 worst-selling vehicles of 2012
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    Despite 2012 being the best year of auto sales this country has seen since 2007, not every vehicle got an equally large share of the sales pie. Some barely got a sliver, as evidenced by this year's list of the top 10 worst-selling vehicles of 2012. We've dug through sales data from every ...

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    Official: Nissan gives history lesson on how the Skyline legend was born
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    The only reason we have the Nissan GT-R is because of the exploits of all those GT-Rs we didn't get, and it started with the first one, a model at the time called the Skyline GT, at the 1964 Grand Prix at Suzuka. It was there that modified Prince Motor Company Skyline sedans, only just ...

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    Los Angeles: 2014 Nissan GT-R raises the stakes by just a few pennies
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    It is fitting to greet the 2014 Nissan GT-R the same way Captain Jack Sparrow greeted the Kraken in Pirates of the Caribbean: "'Allo, beastie." It's a matter of very minor tune-up for the monster, though, the 2014 GT-R moving things on by just couple of degrees or so. Performance responsiveness ...

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    Official: Nissan releases details of US-spec 2014 GT-R
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    Nissan has released full details on the 2014 GT-R for the US market. For the next model year, the supercar will continue to offer buyers a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V6, though final output will stay at 545 horsepower. There is a jump in mid-range torque, however, courtesy of a new intake and ...

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    Video: 2013 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 gets shaken down
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    Nissan introduced its privateer Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 racecar last year. Unlike GT-Rs competing in other series like GT1 and Japan's Super GT, the GT3 version utilizes the same 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 from the street car, the engine retuned to produce 523 horsepower. Nissan and Nismo engineers ...

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    Report: Nissan planning another Nürburgring record run with 2013 GT-R
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    Nissan is reportedly gearing up for another assault on the Nürburgring. According to The Truth About Cars, the company believes the refinements it made to the 2013 GT-R will be enough to skip the supercar around the track in record time. Chief Engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno says there's "quite a ...

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    Video: Nissan GT-R boss discusses changes for 2014 at semi-annual meeting
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    One of the most integral pieces of the Nissan GT-R legacy is the Japanese automaker's commitment to improving the car every single year, rather than waiting for a mid-cycle refresh. While an accountant at Nissan may favor the latter method, it is quite apparent that the GT-R's development team is ...

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    Official: Nissan announces latest updates for GT-R [w/videos]
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    As another model year approaches for the Nissan GT-R, another round of improvements are being made. Rather than simply bumping up the horsepower, Nissan has decided to make refining changes to its supercar, which was recently unveiled in JDM spec for the 2013 model year. Rather than milking more ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Nissan GT-R Black Edition
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    I always figured that the first six-figure Nissan I drove would have an Infiniti badge on the front, but this $107,600 as-tested 2013 GT-R Black Edition has given lie to that notion. Since July, I've been fortunate enough to be in some wickedly quick cars, including an SLS AMG Coupe and ...

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    Official: Nissan GT-R given the velvet glove interior treatment by Vilner
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    Bulgarian customizing house Vilner is good at creating evocative, high-quality, one-off vehicle interiors for its deep-pocketed customers. It is not, however, particularly adept at composing intelligible press releases in English. (Seriously, even if you don't generally look through pressers, ...

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    Official: Usain Bolt, World's Fastest Man, goes for gold with Nissan GT-R [w/videos]
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    Usain Bolt, the Jamaican Olympic gold medalist and world's fastest man, is teaming up with Nissan to auction off a Nissan GT-R on eBay later this month with the proceeds going to the Usain Bolt Foundation. The one-of-a-kind GT-R is painted in a special gold hue and the hood has been signed by ...

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    Spy Shots: 2014 Nissan GT-R spied testing at Nürburgring
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    Every year since the Nissan GT-R was released it has either gotten more powerful or more expensive (or both), and the 2014 model year looks to be more of the same. Some new spy photos have surfaced showing the 2014 GT-R testing around the Nürburgring. While details on the new Nissan are a ...

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    Video: Motor Trend addresses reader feedback from Best Driver's Car roundup
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    We've already watched the 2012 Best Driver's Car competition from Motor Trend numerous times, and like us, apparently many M/T viewers had questions about the week-long, nine-car comparison. Not wanting to disappoint its audience, the crew got together to enjoy a few pints while reflecting on ...

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    Report: Nissan GT-R successor targeted for 2018
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    All is not lost for the future of the Nissan GT-R, according to Inside line. As you may recall, the site recently reported that CEO Carlos Ghosn had yet to green-light the next-generation supercar despite the fact that the model is quickly approaching its sixth anniversary. Now, IL indicates a ...

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