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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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    Paris: 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo closer to coming to America
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    First shown as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show and first unveiled in production trim at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo has just had its first in-person meeting with the Autoblog team at the Paris Motor Show. While not quite as extreme as its Juke R brother – ...

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    Report: Nissan working on high-performance Nismo, RS models
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    Auto Express has confirmed that Nissan is planning a slew of performance models under the Nismo wing, including a number of high-performance RS variants. Nissan executive VP of product planning Andy Palmer told the UK magazine that the Nismo brand should be considered "an affordable alternative ...

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    Official: Refreshed 2013 Nissan 370Z priced from $33,120*
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    Every flavor the 2013 Nissan 370Z has now been priced – the latest model with the new front fascia, colors and wheels starts at $33,120 for the 332-horsepower coupe with the six-speed manual, and a $780 destination fee on top of that. The MSRP is an $840 rise over the 2012 car. Opt for the ...

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    Official: Nissan unveils Juke Nismo hot-ute at Le Mans, will come to U.S.
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    Sprightly as it is, the Nissan Juke manages to straddle the line between hatchback and crossover with aplomb. As such, it's one of the most suitable cute-utes for tuning, and that point hasn't lost on Nissan itself. The UK-based racing division of the Japanese automaker transformed the ...

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    Official: Nissan to field Nismo GT-R in Super GT300 class [w/video]
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    Think of Japan's Super GT series and you're likely to conjure up images of competition versions of top-spec Japanese supercars like the Lexus LFA, Honda HSV and the Nissan GT-R lapping the likes of Fuji, Suzuka and Motegi, their thunderous 500-horsepower V8 engines drowning out the thunderous ...

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    Poll: Nissan Project 370Z: You choose the suspension [w/video]
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    Nissan has turned to Autoblog for help picking one of the vehicle's most important systems: the suspension. Nissan knows how passionate fans of the company's 370Z can be. The enthusiast community has long embraced the Z as a capable performer right out of the box and a willing platform that ...

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    Nissan power dominates LMP2 category in endurance racing
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    Nissan doesn't compete in Formula One. It doesn't field a top-tier LMP1 team at Le Mans. It doesn't race in NASCAR, IndyCar or the World Rally Championship. Yet the Japanese automaker doesn't have to stretch all that far to make the association between its brand and racing. It does, after all, ...

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    Official: Nissan taking orders for new GT3-spec Nismo GT-R
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    What would a Nissan GT-R be without the racing pedigree that's helped make it what it is today? The truth is that we don't even want to know. But we don't have to, because the car known as Godzilla is as devastating on the race track as it is on the street. Very different racing versions have ...

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    Official: Nissan March Nismo concept debuts at Tokyo Auto Salon [w/video]
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    With press days for the Detroit Auto Show now behind us, our focus is shifting eastwards. Make that Far East, as the tuners have rolled in for the Tokyo Auto Salon, where Nissan performance tuning arm Nismo has taken on its third compact and given it an attitude adjustment. Following the recent ...

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    Tokyo: Nismo Leaf Nismo Concept is a look at the future of performance EVs, but don't expect it too soon
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    Sitting inside Nissan's Smart House perched above the automaker's booth here at the Tokyo Motor Show was a fitting setting to talk about Nissan's plans for future electric vehicles. The mock building was being powered by a Leaf, with the EV parked below and connected through the Leaf-to-Home ...

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    Tokyo: Nissan Juke Nismo Concept isn't a sure thing, yet
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    With Nismo set to expand its scope and product range in the coming years, Nissan's in-house tuning division needs to start with something both customizable and attainable. And it appears the Juke is it. Nismo has done the standard cadre of mods to the Juke, including the fitment of larger Brembo ...

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    Official: Nissan expanding role of Nismo further into road cars
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    Nissan has announced that the company plans to expand its Nismo offerings in the near future with performance variations of the company's mainstream models. Until now, buyers have only been able to take home factory-tuned versions of the 370Z, but company CEO Carlos Ghosn said that the time was ...

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    Official: Nissan Juke Nismo Concept will debut in Tokyo [w/video]
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    We've just learned that Nissan's Nismo performance arm has been busy playing with the Juke, and the result is the Juke Nismo Concept that will debut later this week at the Tokyo Motor Show. While not nearly as wild as the GT-R-powered Juke-R that Nissan is also working on, the Juke Nismo Concept ...

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    Official: Nissan rolls out competition-spec 370Z NISMO
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    As well-known as Nissan is for sports cars like the 370Z and GT-R, it's also known on racing circuits for its formidable competition machinery. In fact, Nissan has just enjoyed one of its most successful racing seasons yet, and on the back of that season, it is releasing a new customer racing ...

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    Official: Nissan debuts new GT3-spec Nismo GT-R
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    The Nissan GT-R is no stranger to motorsports. Topping off its long history of racing around the world, Godzilla currently competes in Japan's own Super GT series and in the FIA GT1 World Championship, among others. But while those models are loosely based on and bear a visual resemblance to the ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC whines 'round the track at Le Mans
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    Sit back, relax and enjoy the blissful whine emanating from this spinning electric motor. What we have here is a sitcom-length video of the battery-powered Nissan Leaf Nismo RC lapping the famed Circuit de la Sarthe prior to the running of the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans. Behind the wheel is none ...

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    Official: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC to hit the track at Le Mans
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    In mid-May, the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC took to the track for a shakedown. Come late next week, the electric racer will return for more on-track action. Nissan has just announced that the Leaf Nismo RC will hit the tarmac during the "Le Mans vers le futur," a demonstration event that will take ...

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    New York 2011: Nissan's Leaf Nismo RC ready to jolt motorsports world?
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    Nissan Leaf Nismo RC concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Countless auto industry pundits have suggested that there would be no better way to accelerate the development of EV technologies than for someone with the wherewithal to organize a racing series just for electric ...

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    Nissan Leaf NISMO RC set to electrify New York
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    Nissan will unveil a racing variant of the Leaf electric car at the New York Auto Show, but the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC has little in common with its more pedestrian "sibling." NISMO started with a lithium ion battery pack and badging from a stock Leaf, then built a completely new vehicle around ...

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