For years several automakers have been swapping out their large displacement engines for smaller turbocharged engines, but Japan's Big 3 - Honda, Toyota and Nissan have largely stayed away turbos. Save for the fact that the first Acura RDX had a turbo and the Nissan Juke and GT-R models currently offer a turbo, you won't find any other turbos on their lots. That's about to change.
Now that the all-new 2016 Maxima is here, Nissan is reportedly looking at the possibility of adding a sportier NISMO-tuned version.
Nissan Rogue sales have really taken off, with sales increasing 54.3 percent in June alone and 36.3 percent in the first six months of this year. Nissan hopes to continue that momentum with the 2016 Rogue, which is getting some new features.
Nissan has announced that its "No Charge to Charge" promotion is now available for Boston-area Nissan Leaf buyers.
Nissan has reportedly decided to kill the hybrid versions of the Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX60 SUVs. The 2016 Pathfinder and QX60 will only be available in the regular gasoline-powered versions.
In an attempt to combat falling sales, Nissan has announced plans to unveil the 2016 Leaf, which is getting a midcycle update that will give it a longer driving range.
Nissan has some changes in store for the 2016 Altima and Sentra, which are both getting a refresh that will be more extensive than just a simple facelift.
Nissan has released a teaser of the Juke-R Nismo concept that is going to debut later this month at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Juke-R Nismo concept is a follow up to the original GT-R-powered Juke-R.
With stalwarts such as the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4, Nissan had its work cut out for it to remain competitive. Luckily the new Rogue has shed its rental car image and is now a formidable contender.
Nissan has announced that production of the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima has started at its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The eighth-generation Nissan Maxima continues its mission as a "4-Door Sports Car" with its bold exterior and 300-hp V6.
In 2011 Nissan launched the first mainstream electric car, the Leaf. To much fanfare, it was introduced and went on sale right about the same time as Chevy's Volt. While not technically direct competitors, since the Leaf is a true electric vehicle and the Volt a plug-in hybrid, they engaged in a sales battle over who would win the hard earned dollars of early eco adopters. Now four years later, it appears the Leaf has won and after a week living with one, I can easily understand why.
Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2016 370Z Coupe, 370Z NISMO and 370Z Roadster, which are on sale now. The 370Z Coupe starts at $30,815 with the destination fees included, while the 370Z NISMO will set you back $42,815 and the 370Z Roadster starts at $42,645.
Mercedes and Nissan have confirmed that they are working together on a new Mercedes pickup that will be based on the Nissan NP300/ Navara.
The Nissan Maxima has renewed it's quest to earn the "4-Door Sports Car" title, with Nissan's debut of the all-new 2016 Maxima at the New York Auto Show.
Nissan has unveiled the 2016 GT-R, which sees the introduction of the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R. Based on the GT-R Premium model, the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R commemorates the GT-R's long heritage of world-class high performance.
Nissan has revealed the new Sway concept at the Geneva Motor Show, which it says is "is a glimpse at how a future generation of compact Nissan models might look if the company's striking new design language was applied to a European hatchback."
It's being reported that the Nissan Xterra's days are numbered, since the report claims that the Xterra will be discontinued after the 2015 model year.
Nissan recently asked its designers to come up with a radically styled hatchback, that would be as daring as the the Qashqai and Juke models. What they came up with is the Sway concept, which is going to debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show.
Following its debut this weekend in Nissan's "With Dad" Super Bowl commercial, Nissan has announced that the all-new 2016 Maxima will have its world debut at the New York Auto Show in April.
After its quick cameo in Nissan's "With Dad" Super Bowl commercial, Nissan has announced that the GT-R LM NISMO race car will make a two-week pit stop at the Chicago Auto Show this month.
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