YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan has traditionally won the championship in SUPER GT racing when debuting a new car, and if so, this season should be a banner year. The monocoque, transmission, brakes, shock absorbers and fuel tank – about 70 percent of the new GT500 Class car – will be common to all cars in the series, based on the same new technical regulations as the DTM (German Touring Car Championship). Teams can develop engines, and new regulations will allow manufacturers to freely develop the aerodynamic characteristics of their cars,…Read More
Blancpain Endurance Series titles go down to the wire in Germany Kazuki Hoshino races at the Nurburgring for NISMO Global Driver Exchange Jann Mardenborough doubles up on GT and F3 duty FIA World Endurance Championship heads Stateside to Texas Two new GT Academy graduates join Tomas Scheckter for Silverstone 1000kms NURBURGRING, Germany – Nissan takes its team of talented gamers to the Nurburgring in Germany this weekend for the final round of the Blancpain Endurance Series. The result of this race will decide both the driver and team titles in the…Read More
The 2014 370Z NISMO, which is set to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide this summer, follows the new NISMO design theme with distinctive new exterior and interior accents.
Pierre Loing, Vice President, Product and Advanced Planning and Strategy, Nissan Americas said: “The 370Z NISMO, since its introduction as part of the original Nissan 350Z lineup, has embodied the spirit of NISMO – race-proven engineering that is attainable. With the enhancements for the 2014 model year and the addition of the new JUKE NISMO, we’re unifying the look and feel of these distinctive NISMO models and paving the way for additional NISMO vehicles to follow.”[caption id="attachment_670" align="aligncenter" width="728"] 2014 Nissan 370Z NISMO © Nissan[/caption] Read More
CIRCUIT ZOLDER, Belgium – Round Two of the 2013 FIA GT Series takes to the track at Zolder in Belgium this weekend and it’s going to be a very special event for one of the NISMO Athletes. 2012 GT Academy Europe winner, Wolfgang Reip, is from Brussels and this will be his first-ever home race and the first opportunity to show his family and friends what he can do in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.[caption id="attachment_528" align="aligncenter" width="728"] Wolfgang Reip, is from Brussels and this will be his first-ever home race and the first opportunity to show his family and friends what he can do in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 © Nissan[/caption] Read More
YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co. is planning a major announcement around future plans for performance when it opens a new factory for its NISMO motorsports and performance tuning arm on Tuesday morning, Feb. 26 near Yokohama (Monday evening, Feb. 25 in the U.S.).
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn will headline the announcement, which is expected to reveal a new direction for NISMO’s core mission.Read More