2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO at the race track
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You’re Better off Buying a Used Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R holds a special place in many people’s hearts, but it’s not exactly the most accessible vehicle with a starting price of approximately $113,540. Luckily, even if this six-figure price tag has you balking, the GT-R might still be within your reach. According to Carfax, this premium sports car’s design hasn’t really changed since 2009 — so if …

The camo-wrapped R35 Nissan GT-R modified by Classic Youngtimers Consultancy parked in a quarry
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Youngtimers Modifies Supercars to Hit the Dirt

Typically, supercars like the Nissan GT-R don’t find themselves going off-road. True, some supercars, like the Audi R8 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage can be daily-drivable. But that’s on the pavement. However, as the Gambler 500 Miata, rallying Porsche 924, and numerous Safari 911s show, taking a sports car into the dirt is definitely possible. …

2020 Subaru WRX
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Reddit Reveals the Dream Cars That Weren’t Worth It

Whether you dream of a Lamborghini Gallardo or a Subaru WRX, almost every enthusiast has their fantasy set of wheels. For some, they’re classic used cars; for others, they’re brand-new. That’s why people pay what seems like exorbitant sums for a machine that, logically, doesn’t seem worth it. But, as some Reddit users discovered, not …

1992 Nissan Pulsar GTi-R
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Nissan Pulsar GTi-R: The Other Nissan GT-R

Nissan’s Skyline GT-R is rightfully held in high regard. When it was new, ‘Godzilla’ dominated the racing scene before making a splash on the silver screen. And even today, the R32 and R33 Nissan GT-Rs, along with the Patrol and Z-cars, are high on import fans’ wish lists. However, even when they first debuted, the …

2019 Nissan GT-R
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Would the Nissan GT-R Make a Good Daily Driver?

The short answer to the question is most likely “yes.” Since the Nissan GT-R has four seats, a decent trunk and all-wheel drive (for snowy states). But let’s take a closer look at the specs and really figure out if this Japanese supercar can double as a reliable grocery-getter on the daily. Godzilla’s arrival The …

1971 Datsun 240Z
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Why the Overpriced $300k 240Z Was Actually a Good Deal

For the vast majority of us, paying six figures is something usually done for a house, not a car. And it’s not just high-end luxury SUVs, like the Lamborghini Urus or Porsche Cayenne, that cost that much, either. There’s a 600-hp classic Ford Bronco available for a quarter-million dollars, and air-cooled Porsche 911s have similarly …

R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R side
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What’s the Best Year for the Nissan Skyline GTR?

Even legends have weak spots. Famously reliable vehicles like the Toyota 4Runner and Land Cruiser have their good years and their bad years. No car or SUV is immune; not the Mitsubishi Montero, not the Porsche 911. Not even the Nissan Skyline GTR. Even though it comes from a particularly strong time in Nissan’s history, …

1990 Nissan Skyline GTR
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Can I Drive a Nissan Skyline GTR In the US?

Nissan’s current situation is more tragic when you remember some of its past vehicles. The Z sports car and Patrol SUV are icons in their own right. But when you think of JDM performance, there’s another car that springs to mind: the Nissan Skyline GTR. It’s perhaps the quintessential ‘forbidden fruit’, and its place in …

2013 Nissan IDX concept Nismo | 002
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How Affordable Performance Could Save Nissan

In discussing possible ways Nissan could save itself, we briefly touched upon what made Nissan’s past products desirable: performance. Nissan has made some incredible high-performance vehicles, ranging from JDM forbidden-fruit to rally-conquering SUVs. But what set Nissan, and indeed, most Japanese carmakers, from brands like Porsche or Ferrari was how attainable their sporty vehicles were. …

Nissan New CEO Press Conference
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What Does Nissan Need to Change to Become Competitive?

Understatement of the year, but Nissan’s not feeling so hot right now. Beyond the scandals surrounding the former CEO, the automaker’s sales have slumped, and popular models like the Frontier, Pathfinder, and Armada struggle to stay competitive. Even the Titan full-size pickup truck is having a tough time. Nissan’s newest CEO, Makoto Uchida, recently came …

2019 Nissan GT-R
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2020 Nissan GT-R: Why It’s Faster Than Ever

Despite having the exact same power and torque as the 2019 model, the 2020 Nissan GT-R has demonstrated significant improvements in speed. But how exactly has it managed to get so fast? According to Engineering Explained, the changes that have made the biggest impact on this car are the new turbochargers, weight reduction, and improved …