Base car 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo. Real thing? Stunning!

Nissan and Italdesign build ultra-limited GT-R 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo the foundation Celebration of 50 years of GT-R and Italdesign YOKOHAMA, Japan / TURIN, Italy – Nissan and Italdesign have created a prototype Nissan GT-R50 through their first collaboration. The car is based on a production 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo and will commemorate the 50th…

2018 Micra: Nissan takes ‘small’ out of small cars

  Fifth generation of Nissan’s smarty hatchback ‘Exciting to drive, confident and responsive’ Futher models, bigger engine, still to come By LES STEPHENSON Information / data  from Nissan SA ROSSLYN, South Africa – The fifth generation of Nissan’s Micra, the automaker says, ”is a significant progression in design and will revitalise the small-car segment in…

Nissan SA midwives setting up for an unexpected baby

Coming to time – new Nissan baby on way 66kW turbo engine – and new from tyres up Fifth generation of popular small car ROSSLYN, Gauteng – Nissan SA says it plans to ”revolutionise”  the small-car market with the arrival of a surprise baby – the 66kW Nissan Micra which, its maker says, ”is new…

Nissan Leaf earns ‘World Green Car of Year’ title

NEW YORK – The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf has been named 2018 World Green Car at the 2018 New York auto show – a vehicle claimed by its maker to be ”the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, our vision for changing how cars are powered and driven”. This second generation of the game-changing small car…

2018 X-Trail: Nissan upgrades its family all-roader

 Intelligent mobility features for safer driving Seating for five or seven, 4×4 capabilities ‘Space travel’ support from new seats ROSSLYN, Gauteng – Automaker Nissan believes it’s kept up with the evolution of families and their needs over the years – and that its latest X-Trail ”is a perfect fit for any family”. The brand claims to…

Up Africa on batteries: Nissan Leaf heads Cape to Poland

Two-man team to take Leaf Cape to Cairo 250km at a gulp – then recharge needed First battery car to do length of Africa ROSSLYN, Gauteng – Contemporary battery cars can carry charge and keep going for a maximum of about 250km – fine for a working week or a modest day out in the country…

‘Cityproof’ yourself in the latest Nissan Qashqai

Europe’s best-selling reaches SA showrooms Customer input ‘inspired quality, technology’ Nissan ‘intelligent mobility’ part of the deal ROSSLYN, South Africa – The Nissan Qashqai, claimed by its maker to be the best-selling urban crossover in Europe, has reached South African showrooms and brought ”significant premium enhancements to establish it as the perfect partner to conquer…

Self-driving slippers? Yep, it’s the latest from Nissan

‘Slip into something comfortable’ goes auto Hotel slippers dance by themselves Soft-shoe shuffle handled by radar YOKOHAMA, Japan – A traditional inn here is using a combination of traditional hospitality and Nissan autonomous driving technology to treating its guests to unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions. At first glance, the ProPILOT Park Ryokan…

Nissan turns over another new, more powerful, Leaf

Dynamic design and advanced safety technology ProPILOT advanced driving assistance Fresh interior design, better connectivity TENERIFE, Canary Islands – Nissan chose the Canary Islands, a cluster of paradise resort jewels off the Moroccan coast, for the official media launch of the latest generation of its best-seller battery-car, the Leaf. It will be in showrooms in…

‘More accessible’ Micra: 23% of sales for one-litre engine?

One-litre entry petrol model earns 23% of Euro sales Three-cylinder ‘makes Micra more accessible than ever’ One of three engines available – two petrol and one diesel PARIS, France – Customers are clearly impressed with its perfect balance of urban performance and low running costs. The highly efficient 54kW, three-cylinder, unit has accounted for 20%…

Nissan Canto: It’s a beautiful noise for drivers

TOKYO, Japan – Not only did Nissan debut a concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show – it also surprised the crowd with the introduction of Canto, the brand’s idea for countering the boring sound of silence in battery-powered cars. Drivers like to hear their engine working – something until now regarded as tough…

Nissan takes on teeming Tokyo with autonomous Infiniti

Nissan Infiniti self-drives japanese city centre Computer array uses sonar, cameras, radar ‘The car has a human-like driving feel’ TOKYO, Japan – Nissan today (Oct 26) demonstrated on public roads in Tokyo a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, one scheduled for real-world use from 2020, . The ProPILOT technology, fitted to a…