Tag: Nissan

2016 Nissan 370Z Coupe Enthusiast Edition | Shaun Keenan for Ignition

Tested: 2016 Nissan 370Z Coupe Enthusiast Edition

Nissan 370Z: Red Zed Redemption Z is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, but instead of spending a ton of money on a big party with lots of fanfare, Nissan has decided to tip its hat to some of the brand’s most faithful followers by knocking 10 grand of the price of its top-selling, entry-level sports coupe. Nissan calls it… Read more →

2016 Nissan Maxima SR | Shaun Keenan for Ignition

Tested: 2016 Nissan Maxima SR

Maxima 4DSC The Original Family Fun-Haver I have many fond memories of the Maxima from my high school days. It was the mid-to-late ’90s when my best friend often arrived in my driveway or out front of school to pick me up in his mom’s third-generation 1992 GXE model. He also owned a Mazda RX-7 10th Anniversary Edition (may it… Read more →

2015 Nissan Juke Nismo RS | Shaun Keenan

Tested: 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

Hello again, Nismo It didn’t have the amazing 2015 GT-R Nismo exclusive matte grey paint the Juke Nismo RS had at the New York auto show. And I would have preferred the test car – the 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS – come in Sapphire Black or Brilliant Silver. But this Pearl White is sportier than the non-RS model I… Read more →

Tested: 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo

Hello Nismo Like AMG (Mercedes), M Performance (BMW), Mazdaspeed, even TRD (Toyota Racing Development), Nismo stands for more. Actually, it stands for motorsports – Nissan Motorsports to be sure – and with that you get more. More style, more performance, more technology, more fun – it’s all there in the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo. Founded in 1984, Nismo exists to… Read more →

GT-R SpecV announced

This image of a 2009 GT-R SpecV landed in my inbox earlier in the day courtesy of Nissan Canada. Further inspection reveals some racy tweaks that build on the original’s “better everyday supercar” appeal. Targeted specifically at (Japanese) enthusiast drivers who desire race car-like performance in a street-legal vehicle, the Nissan GT-R SpecV model has a carbon fiber rear spoiler,… Read more →