VIDEO: Training for Le Mans on UK roads

June 13, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1286

LUCAS Ordonez competed in the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend courtesy of the Nissan GT Academy – three years ago he was just a Playstation gamer. To prepare for the legendary endurance race, Nissan put Ordonez into a GT-R and told him to complete a lap of England in 24 hours. Here’s how

LEAF at Le Mans 24 Hours

June 10, 2011 • News • Views: 1164

NISSAN’s LEAF NISMO RC is wowing the crowds at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. It’s not competing in the legendary endurance race, but is giving public demonstration runs in the LE MANS VERS LE FUTUR support race. The Nissan LEAF NISMO RC is a purpose-built race car based on the

Britain to design, engineer and build new Qashqai

June 9, 2011 • News • Views: 1079

NISSAN’S British workers will be designing, engineering, and building the next version of the best-selling Nissan Qashqai. The new Qashqai project will safeguard 6,000 jobs, both direct and indirect through the UK supply chain, and represents a £192m  investment in Britain and is being

Nissan gears up for Le Mans 24 Hours

June 8, 2011 • News • Views: 987

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: 1090

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: 1048

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: 1264

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: 940

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