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    Rumormill: Nissan IDX production model to get sharper, less retro styling
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    The Nissan IDx seems like the type of concept that auto enthusiasts wish they could be driving. With a compact size, style inspired by the classic Datsun 510 and a rear-wheel-drive powertrain, it certainly ticks many of the boxes that people want. Unfortunately, the car seems to be miles away ...

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    Official: Nissan reveals updated 2015 370Z Nismo among the faithful
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    Well before quick Honda Si models of the '80s or the performance juggernaut that the Toyota Supra and Mazda RX-7 became in the 90s, the Datsun 240Z was an early stake in the ground for Japanese sports cars. It was affordable, but the original Z-car was also a capable coupe that could show its ...

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    Teased: Nissan 370Z Nismo freshening coming tomorrow
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    Nissan is set to bring a special to the Fairlady faithful at the annual ZDAYZ fest. Based on the sole teaser and the event it's being unveiled at, it's pretty clear that Nissan is going to be issuing some kind of update to the Nismo version of its 370Z. What that update is, though, is unclear. ...

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    Video: Watch Formula Drift Championship leader Chris Forsberg drift a 1975 Datsun 280Z
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    Chris Forsberg won the Formula Drift Championship in 2009, was in the catbird seat to win it last year until the final race of the season and started this year's season with a win at Long Beach. That is how he can be provide the example for Clarion USA's tagline, "Dream like a champion." In this ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo
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    Michigan is one of those places where we can sub-divide the seasons into good and bad portions, with each producing a noticeable shift. The week prior to my time in the 2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo, it was 65 to 70 degrees and sunny, all week long. Anyone care to guess what the following week was ...

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    Video: Datsun 240Z dares to be different with Petrolicious
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    When it was new in 1969, the Datsun 240Z was a European-style Japanese sportscar. It had a straight six like the E9 BMW 2800CS and styling that somewhat mimicked the Jaguar E-Type, with its sugar-scoop headlamps, long hood and cab-backwards design. At the time, it was a cheaper alternative to ...

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    Chicago: 2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo gets tweaked
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    With the entire Nissan 370Z lineup having just received some slight tweaks for the 2013 model year, the sportier Nismo model is getting a few more upgrades for its 2014 model year to give it an even more unique appearance. These changes include new gray accents and red striping on the outside, ...

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    Video: Jay Leno's Garage visits Japan to drive Datsun 240Z, ask Nissan about successor
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    Typically Jay Leno's Garage gives us cool insights on rare, old and sometimes forgotten car models. In the latest episode, however, Jay takes us along to visit Nissan in Japan, where he talks about the next-generation of Z car. The usually well-informed Leno starts the episode not knowing ...

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    Video: Nissan shows off crowdsourced 370Z
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    How often do you leave a comment on a post, "It would be cool if that car had (insert Part X)." It's always fun to think "what if?" Well, Nissan has taken advantage of the creative minds of enthusiasts everywhere by crowdsourcing the build of a custom 370Z. Nothing was off limits for ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #291
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    Chris Shunk's last show, BMW Diesels, Jeep Grand Cherokee moose test, Malibu Eco dislike, smaller Nissan Z Episode #290 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week is a sad one, since it's Chris Shunk's last show before moving on from Autoblog. Chris, Dan, and Zach are joined by Autoblog ...

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    Report: Next Nissan Z will be smaller, lighter
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    Nissan is reportedly hard at work on its next-generation Z. According to Inside Line, designers are already churning away on a concept version of the 2015 Z that may bow at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The report notes that Shiro Nakamura, head of design for Nissan, says the new Z will be both ...

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    Report: Nissan renews talk of sub-370Z sports car to take on Subaru BRZ
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    Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S got you excited? Well, it appears the new Toyobaru twins might be moving the needle at other automakers, too. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the pair may have challenged Nissan to once again reinvestigate its on-again, off-again plans for an affordable, ...

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    Video: First it was Vette on Vette violence, now it's Z on Z carnage
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    Back on Thanksgiving Day of 2011, we saw what happens when a C5 Chevrolet Corvette goes head-to-head on public roads against a C6 Vette – the older Vette spears into the passenger-side door of the newer Vette. The video was our most popular post of 2011, so we know that well over a million ...

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    Video: Second trailer for The Driver finally speeds into action
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    Everyone's got their favorite superheroes, and their reasons for liking them. Ours drive cool cars. Comic-book-turned-big-screen do-gooders like Batman (and his mild-mannered alter-ego Bruce Wayne) and Iron Man (Tony Stark). That's just one of the reasons we're stoked for The Driver. The ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy vs Nissan 370Z
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    Fifth Gear host Tiff Needell had such a good time throwing the Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy around the track that it made him ask a silly question. Could the 261-horsepower, front-wheel drive, four-seat hot hatch lap quicker than the 324-hp, rear-wheel drive, two-seat Nissan 370Z? This ...

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    Exclusive: Nissan fielding driving team of only GT Academy winners for Dubai 24 Hours
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    Nissan is headed to the Dubai 24 Hours with a specially prepared 370Z. While the 410-horsepower Z is an impressive piece of hardware, we're more interested in who's behind the wheel. This year, Nissan will take to the track with a full team of racers who have graduated from the company's GT ...

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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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    Nissan 370Z plays chicken
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    The team at Nissan UK has worked up a new spot for the company's 370Z that features plenty of wing-to-fender action. Set in a seedy underworld where poultry is pitted against sheetmetal in a dire race for bragging rights, the 370Z is seen battling the latest descendant in a long line of racing ...

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    Report: Ivy League-bound teen girl pistol-whips mom, demands Nissan Z [w/video]
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    17-year-old pistol-whipping honor roll student wants Nissan – Click above to watch video
    A 17-year-old girl from Fort Myers, Florida allegedly pistol-whipped her mother into buying her a 2004 Nissan 350Z last week. The teen, an Ivy League-bound honor student at the prestigious Canterbury ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: World's best Datsun 240Z resto-mod?
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    The Datsun 240Z is a pantheon vehicle. By that we mean it belongs on many a car enthusiasts' all-time great vehicle lists. If you're in the market, there are plenty of options on eBay that will help you put one in your driveway. One Datsun in particular has caught our eye due to the quality of ...

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