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Oil Dynamics of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Oil Dynamics of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

When running full throttle in the 24 Hour of Le Mans, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO needs all the protection it can get.  Correct viscosity is ever so important; too low and metal on metal contact within the engine persists while high viscosity results in lost power and fuel. It’s a fine balance. The right […]

Why The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is FWD

Why The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is FWD

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is the first front-wheel drive car to take on Le Mans in the LM P1 category. It seems different and maybe even a little far fetched but it’s not the first time Nissan has taken this approach in their racing heritage. In the video provided by NISMO University, we see […]

2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review

2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review

The transformation from the 2014 Nissan Murano to the 2015 model is dramatic to say the least. The only thing that wasn’t changed on the new SUV was the drive-train and the Murano badge on the rear lift gate. Nissan Murano gets a total redesign with new, bolder looking exterior styling plus a more upscale […]

2016 Nissan Maxima First Look

2016 Nissan Maxima First Look

The last time Nissan completely redesigned the Maxima was back in 2008. Since then, the car received a mild mid-cycle update in 2012, but the changes were so subtle, many consumers (and us, journalists as well) really did not notice any major differences between the pre and post refresh models. However, all of that changed […]

Nissan Z Series & Nismo Tribute

Nissan Z Series & Nismo Tribute

Nissan has come to great lengths with their GTR, but what about the Z lineup? Let’s step back in time with the original 240Z. I would like to give my regards and condolences to his family, Nissan Japan, and Nissan USA with the recent passing of Yutaka Katayama. Yutaka Katayama is also known as Mr.K, […]

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR Review

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR Review

Commuting doesn’t have to be boring and for 2015, Nissan has added new character to the compact Versa Note lineup. This new model gets a step up to make things more interesting on the drive around town. The Nissan Versa Note SR has the same personality, but gets new makeup to set it apart from […]

5 Cool Trucks at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

5 Cool Trucks at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

2015 Chicago Auto Show Festivities continue in The Windy City and while it may be common to think cars, trucks get a portion of stage too.  And this year in Chicago, trucks are making us dream; making us wonder what it would be like to “have that in my driveway.” Here are 5 cool trucks […]

Look Who Wants To Make FCV Cars Popular

Look Who Wants To Make FCV Cars Popular

History FCVs, or Fuel Cell Vehicles, debuted in 1966, when GM made the Chevy Electrovan. However, at the time, they were very cost-ineffective. Therefore, GM put the idea on the backburner, and developed it without producing any more FCV cars for the next several decades.   It wasn’t until technology had caught up a bit with […]

370Z NISMO Roadster Concept Revealed

370Z NISMO Roadster Concept Revealed

Drum Roll Please . . . Nissan, during media preview at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, revealed the 370Z NISMO Roadster Concept.  The angelic white ride easily reflected the distinct style of Nissan’s performance division but there was an extra touch.  It’s a convertible! As a result, the stakes are higher . . . “With as […]

Chicago Auto Show: Reflection In Wheels

Chicago Auto Show: Reflection In Wheels

The 107th annual Chicago Auto Show opens to the public on Valentine’s Day and if you and your sweetheart are car enthusiasts, this is the perfect date.   Here is a preview and a look back at the luminous history of The Chicago Show. Toyota The Japanese automaker is paying forward with their “Walk In My […]

2015 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review

2015 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review

For those looking for a car-like ride with the versatility of an SUV, the Nissan Rogue is a compelling choice. Nissan uses what they call Active Ride control to smooth out the bumps and it works. The Rogue’s cabin is high on the comfort meter and is a strength for this class. This week we’ll […]

Cummins - Not Strapped Solely to a Crappy Dodge Interior Anymore!

Cummins – Not Strapped Solely to a Crappy Dodge Interior Anymore!

There have been rumors that Nissan (and maybe Toyota) would be bringing a diesel half-ton to market for a few years now. There was talk that Cummins was getting into bed with one or the other of them too. Well it appears that the cat is out of the bag. Nissan announced this week that […]

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