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Nissan GT-R Gets a Fan Update

Nissan GT-R Gets a Fan Update

The Nissan GT-R is pretty awesome, but there’s no denying that it’s due for an update. The model was originally unveiled in 2007, and received a face-lift and minor tweaks in 2011, but has yet to experience an overhaul. Drivers who argue that you shouldn’t mess with perfection will be happy to know that a […]

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2016 Nissan GT-R Overview

2016 Nissan GT-R Overview

The Nissan GT-R is what you get when you look at a car and say, “I’d like that to go really fast, please.” So it seems, people have been saying that a lot, because this is the 45th anniversary of the worldwide release of the Nissan GT-R, for which Nissan has made a whole new […]

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Russian Soccer Player Crashes Nissan GT-R into Pole at 105 mph, Survives

Russian Soccer Player Crashes Nissan GT-R into Pole at 105 mph, Survives

April 30th was a both a good day and a bad day for Russian soccer player Andrey Yeshchanko. Good: He was driving a $100,000 Nissan GT-R. Bad: He was driving it at 170 kph (105 mph) through Krasnodar’s city center and crashed headlong into a pole. Good: He walked away with no injuries. Bad: The […]

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Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Backs Out of Silverstone & Spa Races

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Backs Out of Silverstone & Spa Races

It looks like the NISMO team still has some things to iron out of the new GT-R LM NISMO race car, as they’ve announced their withdrawal from the first two races of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone and Spa to focus on continued testing. Nissan’s newest prototype will now make its debut at the […]

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2016 Nissan GT-R Prices Revealed, Same as Last Year

2016 Nissan GT-R Prices Revealed, Same as Last Year

The Nissan GT-R has a reputation for getting gradually more expensive as each year passes, but 2016 will be different. The GT-R Premium, Black Edition, and NISMO will remain at the same price as the 2015 models, while one new limited edition model will be introduced. The GT-R Premium and Black Edition actually gain 5 horsepower […]

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Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Ends Testing in Sebring Early

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Ends Testing in Sebring Early

NISMO team packs up following mechanical issue

Nissan’s NISMO team cut their practice session at Sebring International Raceway short following an unspecified mechanical issue with the brand-new GT-R LM NISMO race car. Sebring is a popular practice track for endurance racing due to its rough pavement, which quickly shakes up any potential issues with race cars and brings them to the surface, […]

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Two Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Drivers Got Their Start on PlayStation 3

Two Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Drivers Got Their Start on PlayStation 3

Three drivers have been announced for the brand new Nissan GT-R LM NISMO race car that will race in the LM P1 class, and two of them got their start in Nissan’s GT Academy, where they went from being video gamers to racing in some of the most elite classes of motorsport. Lucas Ordóñez and […]

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2009 Nissan GT-R Recalled for Steering Column Issue

2009 Nissan GT-R Recalled for Steering Column Issue

Even some of the best cars on the road aren’t immune to recalls. The 2009 Nissan GT-R is being recalled along with some Infiniti EX35, FX35, and FX45 models for an issue with the steering column. Here’s the important bit from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The steering column outer tube may not be […]

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Rumor: New Nissan GT-R Could Come in 2018

Rumor: New Nissan GT-R Could Come in 2018

The current GT-R has been around since 2007, with initial prototypes dating all the way back to 2001. The design may be getting old, but it’s still a force to be reckoned with in the performance department. As some say here in the States, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That’s exactly what Nissan […]

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Marc Gene will Pilot the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Marc Gene will Pilot the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

The first driver of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO race car has been revealed. Marc Gene has been chosen as the first to pilot the GT-R LM NISMO in its first race, and he has quite an impressive resume. He’s raced in eight Le Mans 24 Hours races with one first place finish and has […]

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Nissan GT-R Wins 2015 Bathurst 12-Hour

Nissan GT-R Wins 2015 Bathurst 12-Hour

For the first time since 1992, a Nissan GT-R has taken the victory at Bathurst in Australia. The final driver of the race, Katsumasa Chiyo, passed two cars in the NISMO Nissan GT-R GT3 in the second to last lap to take first place. It was an exceptionally impressive feat considering the car was damaged […]

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Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Will Make Appearance at Chicago Auto Show

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Will Make Appearance at Chicago Auto Show

Nissan revealed its newest race car, the GT-R LM NISMO, during the #WithDad Super Bowl commercial on Sunday. According to Nissan, we’ll be able to see it in person at the Chicago Auto Show next weekend! The GT-R LM NISMO is a unique car in its class due to the fact that the engine is front-mid […]

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Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Revealed During Super Bowl XLIX

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Revealed During Super Bowl XLIX

During the Nissan #withdad Super Bowl commercial, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO was revealed. This race car is different from the others in the LM P1 class in many ways. Perhaps the most noticeable feature is that long nose, which houses a front-mid-mounted twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 engine. In fact, it’s the first front-mid-mounted engined LM […]

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[VIDEO] Nissan GT-R Owner Terrorizes Own Grandmother with Launch Control

[VIDEO] Nissan GT-R Owner Terrorizes Own Grandmother with Launch Control

When you own a sports car, it can be hard to resist the urge to show it off. Especially when your sports car is a modified Nissan GT-R with launch control. In this short video, the owner takes his own grandmother from 0-60 in under 3 seconds, with hilarious results. The victim of this dark […]

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GT Academy Drivers Place Fifth Overall at Dubai 24 Hours in Nissan GT-R

GT Academy Drivers Place Fifth Overall at Dubai 24 Hours in Nissan GT-R

Finishing fifth overall and second in class at the Dubai 24 Hours race is an impressive feat, but this team isn’t like the others. The five drivers were just avid gamers only six months ago. Selected by the 2014 GT Academy program, the drivers proved their racing skills in the video game Gran Turismo for […]

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No. 80 GTNET ADVAN NISSAN GT-R Wins ST-X Class Championship

No. 80 GTNET ADVAN NISSAN GT-R Wins ST-X Class Championship

It was a wire-to-wire win for Kazuki Hoshino, Naofumi Omoto, and Takayuki Aoki at the final round of the Super Taikyu Series 2014, which explains as well as just about anything why the No. 81 GTNET ADVAN NISSAN GT-R finished the race with the ST-X class championship in tow. All the trio needed to accomplish […]

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Adam Levine to Make Sweet Music from a Nissan GT-R

Adam Levine to Make Sweet Music from a Nissan GT-R

Auto brands are all about attaching a face to their names these days. Nissan, thanks to its ongoing and recently renewed partnership with NBC’s The Voice, already had a recognizable—and devastatingly gorgeous—face at its disposal with Adam Levine. So it’s only natural that the automaker would want to turn around and leverage that chiseled, perfect […]

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800hp Nissan GT-R Driver Goes 203mph on Highway, is Bag of Dongs

800hp Nissan GT-R Driver Goes 203mph on Highway, is Bag of Dongs

We are getting ready to tell you about an 800hp Nissan GT-R that got up to 203 miles per hour on the highway before just barely escaping utter disaster. Do we really need to preface this with a “don’t try this yourself” warning? We’ll say this: if you own a car that can go faster […]