VIDEO: Juke-R gearbox and drivetrain fitted

November 4, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 908

PART five of the dramatic Juke-R project sees Nissan engineers fitting the gearbox and drivetrain. The Juke is 250mm shorter than a GT-R, so shorter prop shafts had to be installed. This ensured the car kept the GT-R’s rigidity and superb handling. Tweet Share

Nissan GT-R MY12: What the press say

November 4, 2011 • News • Views: 732

At a recent press launch of the GT-R MY12, the updated Nissan supercar received high praise from the UK’s top motoring journalists. Subjected to a damp Silverstone national circuit, the journalists had the chance to test drive the new car against the outgoing model. Here’s a round-up of

The Jim Wright Blog: Meeting Mr. GT-R

November 3, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 1010

Last week, we invited some press and customers to Silverstone to meet with the model year 2012 GT-R. But importantly we also unleashed the creator of the GT-R, Katzutoshi Mizuno, on them. I had never met the guy or even heard of his reputation. To be honest I was a little bewildered by the fuss

Financial results for first half of 2011 announced

November 3, 2011 • News • Views: 530

NISSAN has announced financial results for the first half of fiscal year 2011, as well as second-quarter performance. In the six months through to September, net income after taxes totaled 183.4bn yen (£1.4bn), down 12 per cent compared with the same period last year. Net revenues were 4.3674

15 minutes with… Katzutoshi Mizuno

November 2, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 779

Nissan Insider managed to grab a quick chat with the father of GT-R, Katzutoshi Mizuno at the launch of the GT-R MY12, and he told us what the GT-R means to him and his customers. You have an interesting way of describing the GT-R, don’t you? The most important thing in humans’ lives is the

Nissan opens taxi of tomorrow expo

November 2, 2011 • News • Views: 615

NISSAN’s NV200 taxi is all set to impress visitors to the Nissan ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Design Expo in New York. The exhibition will be open to the public between November 1-5, 2011, and features an interactive display allowing show-goers to fully experience the new and unique taxi

Skybot to film journalists at Nissan launch

November 2, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 824

THIS week Nissan will be taking UK journalists to Malaga to try the revised Qashqai – and the firm has a robotic trick up its sleeve to impress them! To assist with journalists’ growing needs for video footage, Nissan will offer the services of its Skybot – a remote control camera that can

15 minutes with… Jann Mardenborough

November 1, 2011 • News • Views: 793

NOW in its third year, the Nissan and Playstation GT Academy has gone on to prove it’s a successful, if unusual, route into the world of motor racing. Previous winners include Lucas Ordonez who went from holding a Playstation controller to driving at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours