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Jeep Compass Dead, Cadillac's CUE, 2012 Passat TDI: Car News Headlines
Jeep Compass Dead, Cadillac's CUE, 2012 Passat TDI: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Chrysler Town & Country is going to morph into a crossover and a Nissan Leaf beat a Nissan 370Z in a drag race. We give an update on our 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI's Six-Month Road Test, and Jeep is killing the Compass. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

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Nissan Announces Social Media Driven "Project 370Z"

We're here at day two of the Chicago Auto Show, also now known as "Social Media Day," and Nissan has just announced what it is calling "Project 370Z." The new social media project is driven around the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z unveiled yesterday and is aimed at building up hype for the car before...Read More»

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2013 Nissan 370Z Revealed: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show is less than a day away, and Nissan has revealed the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z. Up front, Nissan has added LED daytime running lights while finally ditching the controversial "fangs." In the rear a red reflector replaces the black cover between the tailpipes. Nissan also...Read More»

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2011-2012 Infiniti G37, 2011 Nissan 370Z Recalled For Power Window Flaw

Nissan has announced a recall for the 2011 and 2012 Infiniti G37 coupe and the 2011 Nissan 370Z. The problem? Faulty power windows. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the power window switch controllers on some G37s and 370Zs may not meet the proper...Read More»

2011 Nissan 370Z Coupe
Nissan Outshines Honda, Toyota Following Earthquake, Tsunami

Nissan has just reported the highest annual sales in its history. Globally, the Japanese motor company experienced an increase in sales of 19 percent to 4.2 million vehicles. Profits were up 17 percent for the same period. One reason for the strong financial showing is the fact that Nissan’s...Read More»

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Nissan's GT Driving Academy Goes To Europe

Back in November, we told you about Nissan's GT Driving Academy, a promotion tied to Sony's Gran Turismo 5 videogame that will give one lucky virtual player in the U.S. a chance to become a real-world racing legend. Now, we're happy to report that the competition is rolling to Europe. From March 4...Read More»

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Five Cheap Ways to 300 Horsepower

A generation ago, it was a barrier only exotic supercars with six-figure stickers could cross.Today, you can get there in a family sedan. The 300 horsepower barrier isn't what it used to be.  Thanks to technologies like direct injection, turbocharging and valve timing, engineers today can get...Read More»

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Schumacher Back In F1?, 9ff Building World’s Fastest Car: Today’s Car News

Could it be true? German media is reporting that Michael Schumacher has already agreed to a deal with the newly established Mercedes GP for next year’s F1 season. His partner will be Nico Rosberg and the new deal could be announced as early as this week. [AutoExpress] Engineers at 9ff have...Read More»

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Nissan Celebrates 40 Years Of Making Zs

In the 1970s and 80s, there were a handful of cars that screamed "badass": obviously the Firebird and the Trans Am made the cut, but the list also included the Mazda RX7, the unlikely Buick Regal, and the Datsun 280Z.  Since becoming a Nissan, the Z has gone a bit more upscale, but it's still a...Read More»

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Why Are Built-In Navigators So Much More Expensive Than Portable Units?

Do you remember a time before car navigation systems when people actually used to have to know how to (gasp!) read a map? Are you so young that you don't even know how to read a map? Well, it seems that in the course of a short 10 year period navigators have well and truly killed the map. Just...Read More»

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster
Compared: 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster Vs. Porsche Boxster / Cayman

Savages! Who would dare to compare the Porsche Boxster--it's only the reincarnation of the 550 Spyder, you know--to a Datsun? We would, and we're not the only ones. During the recent press preview for the 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, the Japanese carmaker's team laid it out in PowerPoint: the Z's a...Read More»

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2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster Priced

The 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster hits showrooms in September with a base price of--fittingly--just under $37,000. The new convertible is offered in four distinct versions: base Roadster with manual or automatic transmission, and Touring with automatic or manual. The base car with Nissan's new...Read More»

2009 Nissan 370Z
Driven: 2009 Nissan 370Z

TheCarConnection.com's recent time with the 2009 Nissan 370Z felt a bit like a bittersweet fling. First we were smitten in the city; then we went away together on a highway trip and the Z showed a side of its personality I didn't like; finally, by the end our time together I had a clear...Read More»

2009 Nissan 370Z NISMO
2009 Nissan NISMO 370Z Priced, On Sale

Nissan has announced a U.S. MSRP of $39,130—that's a $39,850 sticker—for its special in-house tuner version of the 370Z. The NISMO Z still isn't even close to a GT-R, but it promises that extra visual, audible, and driving oomph that might make you even happier if you're already considering a...Read More»

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2012 Nissan 370Z Hybrid: Fact, Fiction, Or Wishful Thinking?

Will Nissan end the fear of “performance hybrids” and offer the 370Z as one? TheCarConnection.com first heard the rumor of a hybrid Z many months ago, but it’s persisting. Last week, the enthusiast site 370Z.com, citing Japanese sources, reported that Nissan is indeed working on a 370Z...Read More»

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2009 New York Auto Show: 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, 2009 NISMO Z Revealed

We all knew that Nissan would be dropping trou on its new NISMO Z and convertible 370Z Roadster at this week's New York Auto Show. What we didn't expect was an early shot of the 370Z in advance of the roadster's show debut. In addition to these two early shots, we grabbed some live photos from...Read More»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: The Bugatti Veyron, Your Daily Survey, And Swimsuit Models Zip In Nissan 370Zs

Yes, it's Wednesday--in fact, it's Ash Wednesday--but don't let that stop you from enjoying a little gearhead infotainment. Try these on for size: Drawing board FAIL -- The Chinese have a lot of great inventions under their proverbial belts--fireworks and pasta, for starters. The automated...Read More»

2009 Nissan 370Z
2009 Nissan 370Z: At Long Last, an L.A. Reveal

The 2009 Nissan 370Z brings a stubby new shape with more evocative lines and even more performance to the Nissan fold for the new model year. The sleeker look of the 2009 edition--the first major update since 2003--brings the two-seat Nissan 370Z a shorter wheelbase and more intensive use of...Read More»

2009 Nissan 370Z
2009 Nissan 370Z: The First Photos

The first photos of the 2009 Nissan 370Z have hit the airwaves finally, after months of teases and spy photos leaking out from various sources. The new sportscar bows in November at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show. Nissan hasn't released any details with the photo other than to say the Z "solidifies...Read More»

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