The much-anticipated challenger, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO, made its race debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend, finishing the legendary 24-hour race.
Ivory Coast claims the African Cup of Nations championship in a 9-8 shootout win over Ghana, as Nissan was the proud official global automotive supplier.
Super GT champion driver Tsugio Matsuda was named one of the GT-R LM NISMO drivers at this year's Le Mans race in June.
The best of past, present and future performance vehicles and drivers was on display at Nismo Festival.
The No. 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R driven by Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli scored its second win at Motegi, securing NISMO the Drivers Championship title.
Nissan's Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer took a few moments at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to reminisce about classic cars and describe what makes the event truly unique for spectators and the automotive industry.
Nissan has developed a virtual supercar to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo® driving game, the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Tursimo.
NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is a dream project for Nissan designers to create a supercar for their own fantasy garage.
The onboard camera caught the Nissan ZEOD RC's historic all-electric lap at a warm-up to Le Mans.
Hours before the start of Le Mans 24 Hours, the Nissan ZEOD did an unprecedented all-electric lap around the Circuit de la Sarthe.
In Le Mans tradition, drivers paraded through the center of Le Mans Friday, ahead of the start of the 24-hour endurance race.
Nissan's will go head-to-head in 2015 with Porsche, Audi and Toyota with a factory LMP1 team in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Le Mans 24 Hours.
Test your knowledge of the engine sounds of these restored Nissan Heritage cars.
Hiroyoshi Kato, Nissan's Technical Meister, has driven over 5,000 laps at the famed Nürburgring in the last 25 years, and says it never gets boring.
This week, the Datsun on-DO launches in Russia; the Nissan LEAF charges on the slopes of a Hawaiian volcano; and British Olympian Sir Chris Hoy trades cycling for racing in the 2014 British GT Championship.
This week, race car champion Masataka Yanagida delivers one of the first Nissan GT-R Nismo cars; a new concept for Auto China 2014; and Nismo TV goes behind the scenes with Jann Mardenborough.
The Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack Package brings the performance of Germany's Nurburgring to Japan's Fuji Speedway.
This week, the Nissan GT-R Nismo at the Tochigi Proving Ground, Nissan's Smart rearview mirror, and Belgian Wolfgang Ripe joins Nissan's driver line-up for Le Mans 24 Hours.
GT-R Nismo Chief Vehicle Engineer Noboru Kaneko explains to Chief Product Planning Officer Andy Palmer the story behind Nissan's latest hallmark of performance, innovation and excitement.
This week, we come to you from the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, where more than 400 exhibitors showcased the best of tuning and customization in Japan for 300,000 visitors.
Here's a look back at some of the highlights of the Nissan SUPER GT 2013 season.
World's strongest man Zydrunas Savickas sets a new Guinness world record, towing 12 Nissan Notes.
A tribute to the pioneering spirit of Yasuharu Namba and his contribution to Nissan over the decades.
This week, Nissan revises its year-end forecast downward; the first NV200 taxi starts taking fares in NYC; and the Center of Design and Development for light commercial vehicles celebrates 10 years of growth.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing Champion Sebastian Vettel talks about his passion for driving, and what helped him become the dominant F1 driver that he is today.
Former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm offers more on driving the Nissan ZEOD RC.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel wins his fourth consecutive Drivers' Championship title at the Indian Grand Prix.
This week, the ZEOD, RC racer debuts at Fuji Speedway; the Director of Motorsport Innovation on the electric challenge; and former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm discusses the ZEOD's first run.
This week, Nissan reveals its all-electric ZEOD racer, Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel talks about the Suzuka Circuit; and Yokohama City launches a new EV-sharing program.
Highlights from Nissan's exhibit at the Motorsport Japan Festival held in Odaiba, Tokyo.
Three-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel gives us his take on the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend.
Steve Doherty went from video gamer to endurance racer by winning the 2012 U.S. GT Academy. Doherty talks GT Academy and his first season in Europe with Blancpain.
Take a few hot laps in the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC with COO Toshiyuki Shiga at Nissan 360.
This week, we come to you from California at Nissan 360, a showcase of global products and technologies, featuring endurance racer Keiko Ihara and introducing a little device called NED.
Nissan launches first smartwatch to connect car and driver performance
This week, Google sees Uber potential; one more U.S. state says no handset while driving; and Vettel's fifth win of the season.
This week, 80 years of manufacture culminates in the showcase at Nissan 360; a more powerful Titan; and Nismo's global driver exchange program.
The next phase of the NISMO Global Driver Exchange has Jann Mardenborough and Alex Buncombe taking part in the SUPER GT Official Test at Fuji Speedway. Both drivers will then go on to compete at the Fuji Sprint Cup at Fuji this November.
Join a rare on-board lap at the legendary Suzuka circuit in Japan with GT Academy champion and driver Lucas Ordoñez, ahead of an upcoming 1000-km race in Super GT.
This week, Nissan celebrates its big 3-0 in the USA; the newest in Nismo's model lineup; a look at the 370Z Nismo; and Lada at the AvtoVAZ museum.
Yokohama Marinos take on J-League leader Omiya, followed by a friendly against global powerhouse Manchester United.
This week, the AvtoVAZ's Togliatti Plant in Russia; a smarter Nissan Sentra and Nismo takes to F1 in Texas.
This week, Nissan rewards innovative thinkers; Nismo's CALSONIC IMPUL champions at the Sepang Circuit; and the world's fastest electric racing car unveiled for 2014 Le Mans.
Nissan Motorsport takes away mixed memories from Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin.
This week, Interbrand's top five Best Global Green Brands 2013 reveal a changed auto industry. Nissan's anti-aging secrets, and New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow debuts this fall.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced Nissan would return to Le Mans next year in Garage 56 with a car that focused on innovation and excitement, and a reveal is coming soon.
This week, Nissan throws a party to celebrate a decade of manufacturing in Canton, Mississippi; drifting in the Nissan GT-R and LEAF Nismo RC; and Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber's own history of driving.
Take the LEAF NISMO RC for a spin in Yokohama, or try doughnuts in a GT-R.
The legendary 24-hour race at Nürburgring produced a host of memories for the GT-R GT3 car, piloted by Michael Krumm, Michael and Tobias Schulze, and Kazunori Yamauchi.
The Yokohama F. Marinos are enjoying their best start to a season in years, reaching second place in the league standings.
This week, the greener highlights of the Shanghai Auto Show, GM's vision for growth in China, and Formula One's Sebastian Vettel as the first to tread the Russian Grand Prix circuit at Sochi.
Formula One Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel became the first driver to sample the new - yet unfinished - Russian Grand Prix venue in Sochi, Russia, in preparation for the 2014 F1 season.
This week, the GT-R breaks speed records on ice, Oslo as the European EV capital, and Nismo's podium finish at the start of the Super GT season.
This week, we look at the late UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's impact on the auto industry; the weakening yen-dollar rate; and what three-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel cooks up prior to the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
F1 Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel began preparations for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix, taking a break to enjoy the local culture of Shanghai.
Russian race driver Roman Rusinov and journalist Andrey Leontjev took the Nissan GT-R to a new national ice speed record for a production car on a frozen Lake Baikal.
This week, 007 makes a cameo for the New York International Auto Show; Infiniti Red Bull Racing wins Malaysia 1-2, but controversy reigns; and Ford is in hot water in India over controversial ad mockups.
The last 12 months have been hugely eventful for Nissan Motor Company with a host of new vehicle launches, sporting successes on the track and expansion in fast-growing markets from India to Brazil.
Infiniti Red Bull secured a first race victory of 2013 at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday, with the reigning world champion beating teammate Mark Webber to the checkered flag.
The Infiniti Red Bull Formula One team looks back on the Australian GP, which netted three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel a podium third result and Mark Webber a sixth.
This week, Volvo's external airbags, F1's Infiniti Red Bull Racing team in Australia, and the EVs of Tesla and Tony Stark.
Nissan's headquarters welcomed the one millionth visitor to its showroom gallery this year, a record attendance since opening in 2009.
The Dashboard Digest this week highlights the Geneva Motor Show, the Taxi of Tomorrow, and the upcoming Super GT season.
Nissan Motorsport has made a promising start in the manufacturer’s V8 Supercars Championship debut at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, South Australia over the weekend.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn tours the NISMO HQ and factory in Tsurumi, Japan.
This week's coverage comes in two parts from the new NISMO headquarters in Japan, where executives and stars of the track launch Nismo's new strategy, as it takes control of Nissan's global motorsports.
Nissan Motor Company unveiled performance arm Nismo's new headquarters Feb. 26. Watch the video of the new site's creation.
Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.
This week on The Dashboard, Mexico City goes electric with taxis, supercars in Australia, and the making of the Infiniti Red Bull RB9 Formula 1 racecar.
Nissan Motorsport has stepped out in style at the team’s launch, unveiling its Altima V8 Supercars in 2013 race colours, and driver line-up at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man” and Olympic sprint champion, is on a Nissan billboard at Dubai International Airport that Guinness has recognized as the world's largest.
Nissan is bringing its performance heritage to the road in Europe for the first time, with media there getting a closer view of the Juke Nismo.
The Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 concluded Sunday, and here's a before-and-after look at what went into the Nissan and NISMO events at the show during the salon's three-day run.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.
Infiniti capped a strong weekend at the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, announcing an extended sponsorship deal Red Bull as Sebastian Vettel won his third drivers' championship.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week’s episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships changing the industry.
Keiko Ihara has made the career shift from race queen to World Endurance Championship driver, pushing the envelope for women in motorsports.
Nissan Technical College and Kondo Racing form a partnership to take the checkered flag.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week's episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.
Ahead of the Indian F1 Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing's Mark Webber gives a track guide to the Buddh International Circuit.
The Nissan Global Media Center launches The Dashboard, its first program on the cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.
Usain Bolt, world's fastest man goes even faster in a Nissan GT-R with race car driver Michael Krumm.
The World's Fastest Man visited the Nissan Global Headquarters in Yokohama. Watch the full event with Usain Bolt, Director of Excitement.
The pioneering, dart-shaped Nissan DeltaWing is testing ahead of next month's American Le Mans Series (ALMS) finale at Road Atlanta on October 17-20.
Yokohama F. Marinos players visited Nissan Global Headquarters last month to meet team supporters, with all eyes this season on a soccer championship.
It was almost the best result that Infiniti and Red Bull Racing could have hoped for at the British Grand Prix on July 8. A stellar performance by Mark Webber at Silverstone marked the team’s first double podium finish of this Formula One season.
The Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood Festival of Speed hill-climb course as fast as possible... but in reverse.
The Greaves Motorsport LMP2 car finished its Le Mans race, but nothing made driving legend and father Martin Brundle happier than his son Alex's performance.
Father's Day at Le Mans 2012, and racing legend Martin Brundle and son Alex are keeping Greaves Motorsport all in the family.
Nissan DeltaWing driver Satoshi Motoyama tries to revive the car at Le Mans, before its eventual retirement.
Nissan is sponsoring "Dinner in the Sky" at Le Mans, a chance to see the famed French circuit and its cars, including the DeltaWing, from a height of 25 meters.
Fans gather at the Nissan Gallery in Yokohama for a late night public viewing of the Le Mans 24 Hours live on the big screen this weekend.
Three days of peace, love and racing await a quarter of a million of fans at Le Mans 24 Hours in its 80th anniversary year.
Two GT Academy winners, Lucas Ordonez and Jordan Tresson, are game for success at Le Mans 24 Hours, looking to punctuate a meteoric racing rise from PlayStation to podium.
After months of preparation, the Nissan DeltaWing team made final preparations Thursday, just days before the car's Le Mans debut, and the Global Media Center spoke with drivers Satoshi Motoyama, Michael Krumm, and Marino Franchitti in France on their expectations for the historic weekend ahead.
Driver Satoshi Motoyama spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia ahead of traveling to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.
Driver Michael Krumm spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia on his way to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.
Ben Bowlby, concept originator of the Nissan DeltaWing, discusses the innovative car ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours race, which starts June 16.
Watch Red Bull racing driver Mark Webber complete a high-speed lap while professional skydiver and stuntman Jon DeVore leaps from a helicopter to see who can complete the distance the fastest.
Riders from the professional RadioShack Nissan Trek cycling team, in town for the Amgen Tour of California, swung by the newly-opened Nissan of San Francisco, owned and operated by another ‘racing’ great, Roger Penske.