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2018 Nissan GT-R tipped to use carbon fiber and hybrid power

2018 Nissan GT-R tipped to use carbon fiber and hybrid power

Nissan has been making the GT-R since 2007 and it's a potent beast. The car isn’t exactly cheap in its own right, but it punches much higher than its weight class costing significantly less than some of the cars it runs with on raw performance. Outright performance is a big deal for the GT-R, but it seems Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has fired up his troops to make a version of the GT-R for 2016 that is more desirable.

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Infiniti’s Q50 can drive itself (so this driver rode shotgun)

Infiniti’s Q50 can drive itself (so this driver rode shotgun)

Fresh from the road-safety division of the "just because you can, doesn't mean you should" department, a self-driving example of how our cars are certainly smarter than ever. Infiniti's Q50 has, like many luxury sedans of the moment, a host of driver assistance aids that can collectivity keep the car in lane, maintain pace with surrounding traffic, and generally mimic some of what Google and others are working on for autonomous vehicles. That encouraged one tester to switch on the tech and then jump out of the driver's seat.

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This self-cleaning car tech could change everything

This self-cleaning car tech could change everything

Rich chocolate syrup on a pure white car would usually be the trigger for a trip to the detailing shop, but this time around there's something different: like the black oil from the X-Files, the syrup beads up and oozes off the edge of the hood, leaving no trace that it was ever there. Nissan's calling it "the World's Cleanest Car," but there's more to this special Leaf EV than a fetching matte paint-job.

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Nissan invented something every car needs

Nissan invented something every car needs

What with airbags, electronic stability control, and crumple zones galore, you could be forgiven for thinking there was no safety feature left untouched on the modern car, but Nissan would prove you wrong. The humble rear-view mirror is next in line for a smart update, and as Nissan showed me with its prototype system, the way we look around our car is well overdue a high-tech update.

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Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo hits GT6 in July

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo hits GT6 in July

The garages of Gran Turismo 6 are gaining a new outlandish racer, with Nissan revealing the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo set to hit the virtual tracks in July. The concept, cooked up by Nissan's Design Europe team in London, is the latest in a series of one-off specials from car companies invited to think outlandishly for PlayStation gamers, not to mention a potential hint at the direction future production models might take.

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Nissan ZOED racer sets records but stumbles in Le Mans

Nissan ZOED racer sets records but stumbles in Le Mans

Nissan's ZEOD electric racer has seen its Le Mans 24 Hours ambitions dashed after just 23 minutes this weekend, though there was still enough time for the Japanese car company to hit three "world's firsts" on the track. Despite the high-tech powertrain, which pairs a 1.5-liter three-cylinder gas engine with two 110kW electric motors, the ZOED's hopes were dashed by a low-tech fault, affecting the gearbox and forcing the Nissan team to bring the racer back in after just five laps.

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2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO breaks cover with GT-R cues

2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO breaks cover with GT-R cues

Nissan has revealed its new 2015 370Z NISMO, redesigning the sports coupe inside and out, while doubling the gearbox options. Outside, Nissan's meatiest 370Z variant takes its cues from the GT-R, with a deeper front fascia and LED daytime running lights, unique rear spoiler, and restyled 19-inch NISMO super-lightweight forged aluminum-alloy wheels.

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