Nissan gears up for Le Mans 24 Hours

June 8, 2011 • News • Views: 953

GT ACADEMY winner Lucas Ordonez is going to see all of his dreams come true when he competes at Le Mans in the Signatech Nissan LMP2 car, this weekend. ‘Le Mans has been my dream since I was ten-years-old,’ said Ordonez.  ‘It is the most important race in the world and a very

Nissan win Silverstone RAC TT

June 7, 2011 • News • Views: 1045

MICHAEL Krumm and Lucas Luhr took a scintillating victory for Nissan at Silverstone last weekend in an enthralling GT1 Championship Race packed full of drama from start to finish. The German duo, driving the no.23 JR Motorsports Nissan GT-R, were engaged in a fascinating battle for the lead

Qashqai strengthens status as UK’s favourite SUV

June 6, 2011 • News • Views: 1007

NISSAN dealers sold more than 3,000 Qashqais in May – a result which has pushed the SUV up the sales charts, the latest SMMT figures reveal. 3,083 Qashqais were registered in the month confirming its place in May’s top ten best-sellers. The SUV now lies in an impressive ninth place in

The Paul Willcox Blog: Why losing your phone hurts so much

June 6, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 1220

THIS week I became a victim of a very common crime – mobile phone theft – and it felt like I’d lost a limb. It’s not until that little black box is no longer in your pocket that you realise just how often you interact with it. I’ve got (had) an iPhone and it would …

Nissan to compete in Pikes Peak with LEAF

June 5, 2011 • News • Views: 899

NISSAN has revealed it will be competing in this year’s Pikes Peak…. In a LEAF. The all-electric car will be driven by Chad Hord and is being entered into the gruelling 12.42 mile hillclimb to take on and beat the current EV record. Set last year, the current Pikes Peak hillclimb record

Three year free servicing for GT-R

June 4, 2011 • News • Views: 901

NISSAN High Performance Centres will now be making super car ownership far more affordable. The 2011 GT-R is now available with a three year servicing plan and three years RAC cover. The free offer of the servicing plan is included when a GT-R is purchased by customers through Nissan’s own

Nissan trials LEAF electric bikes

June 3, 2011 • News • Views: 1921

SEVEN Nissan dealers across the country are trialling a new type of courtesy vehicle – an electric bike. The bikes, which cost £500, are branded LEAFs and are being used by customers to get home when their real LEAFs are at their dealer being having a routine service or are being fixed.

VIDEO: Gas powered everything

June 2, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1293

NISSAN US has launched a new television advert which questions the notion ‘what if everything ran on gas?’ The 60-second commercial, which is slated for American TV screens on June 12, puts forward the idea that if Americans already use electrical items everyday, why not use the