Nissan GT-R News

2017 Nissan GT-R video preview
2017 Nissan GT-R video preview

They call it Godzilla—but this time, Nissan’s supercar monster isn’t tackling Tokyo. It's tackling the 2016 New York auto show in the form of the 2017 Nissan GT-R. This year, the GT-R gets its most substantial updates since it was new in 2007. It’s a mild update, really, one...Read More»

2015 Nissan GT-R
The 10 Most Expensive (And Least Expensive) New Cars To Insure

You've finally done it: you've researched, you've asked around, you've test driven, and at long last, you've chosen your next car. It's a great feeling, isn't it? But that moment of exhilaration could be brief if you haven't inquired about insurance, because as the folks at Insure.com will tell...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R, Infiniti EX, FX Recalled For Defective Steering Column

Nissan North America is recalling thousands of Infiniti EX and FX models, as well as the Nissan GT-R. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles may suffer from design flaws that inhibit drivers' ability to steer. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Volt
Sonic Recall, Chevrolet Volt Production Halt, Lana Del Rey: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan might be switching battery suppliers for the 2013 Leaf and General Motors plans to halt production of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt. We posted our video road test of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe and Lincoln expands into China. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG, Lucky Nissan GT-R, Chevy Colorado: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, OnStar reports on the most helpful drivers in America and Green Car Reports is nominated for an award. Porsche is working on a plug-in hybrid Panamera and we spied the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. All of this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

Nissan's City of St. Petersburg cargo ship for transporting Leaf electric cars
Nissan GT-R, 2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150: Today's Car News

Ford has unveiled the 2012 Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup truck, now with more snakeskin. [TheCarConnection] Nissan builds a cooler cargo ship than Toyota. [AllCarsElectric] A dealership refuses to sell Nissan GT-R to eBay Motors auction winner. [MotorAuthority] Will Mazda's next-generation Sky-D...Read More»

2012 Nissan GT-R EGOIST
Nissan Views GT Academy As A Social Media Success

Have you ever been playing a racing video game and thought to yourself, "I bet I'd be a great driver on the track in real life." Of course you have, and Nissan knows it. That's why it worked with Sony, the creators of Gran Turismo 5, to create what is known the GT Academy. Nissan started a contest...Read More»

2011 Nissan GT-R
My Memorable Auto Show Moment: The Nissan GT-R

Car shows are American as apple pie. These events are held in all corners of the country, in venues big and small. What makes a car show moment memorable? Is it the special celebrity guest? The bag full of car-related merchandise? Or is it something simple? The 2008 New Mexico International Auto...Read More»

Screenshot from YouTube video "New GTR R35 crashes following Evo IX MR"
If Planning Insurance Fraud, Don't Upload Video to YouTube

Oh, those crazy kids. They do a little nighttime street racing on a mountain road. They manage to wreck their 2009 Nissan GT-R performance coupe. Then they file a seemingly inaccurate insurance claim saying the car was damaged in a collision on the I-10 freeway. There's just one little problem: A...Read More»

Screencap from Canadian commercial for the Nissan Sentra SE-R
Video: Drifting Down Wisteria Lane In A Remote-Controlled Nissan Sentra SE-R

Drifting is serious business. It requires the right car, the right skill, and, if you're making a commercial, the right folder full of permits, permission slips, and indemnity forms. And if you're planning to shoot that thing in a cul-de-sac, you'll need the approval of the residents' association...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
2010 Nissan GT-R Gets Smart Updates

It's no secret that TCC loves the Nissan GT-R, and next model year, we're apt to like it even more. Nissan has announced that the 2010 GT-R will feature a handful of modest updates that represent smart tweaks to a well-designed original, rather than a complete overhaul. The most notable change...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R Sets Guinness Record

For some time now, TCC staffers have felt lust in their hearts for the Nissan GT-R. In his Bottom Line review, our own Marty Padgett calls it "a supercar in all but price tag—a bargain Bugatti Veyron at less than one-tenth the price".  Now, we have one more reason to admire it: the GT-R has just...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Most And Least Expensive Cars To Insure

When you're looking for a new vehicles (maybe you can take advantage of the new Cash For Clunkers Federal incentive), there's more to consider than just the transaction price. Fuel economy, depreciation, and reliability are three key issues that impact a vehicle's total cost of ownership, but a...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Among Most Expensive To Insure

The Nissan GT-R is one of the most exciting and sought-after new sports cars, and whether at its $76,840 base price or with the more likely dealer markup, it’s one of the hottest performance bargains this year. In TheCarConnection.com’s Bottom Line on the 2009 Nissan GT-R, executive editor...Read More»

Nissan GT-R with LSD vertical door kit
Link Love From The Car Connection: Hipsters Go Camping, Porsche Goes To The 94th Floor, And A Repro Delorean Time Machine For Parties & Bar-Mitzvahs

Project of the damned -- Got €2,000 burning a hole in your pocket? Got a spare Nissan GT-R lying around? Then you, friend, are a perfect candidate for the Lambo-esque vertical door kit from German outfit LSD. (Yes, we've heard all the "they'll get you high" jokes.) Imagine: you'll get to  spend...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf
New York Auto Show: And The World Car Of The Year Is...The Volkswagen Golf

Yes, folks: the 59 votes are in, and automotive journos from around the globe have declared the Volkswagen Golf as the 2009 World Car of the Year. In an effort to utter the world "golf" as often as possible on this very special day, Volkswagen of America president/CEO Stefan Jacoby said, "This is a...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R Clinches Motor Trend 2009 Car of the Year

Continuing its penchant for pithy one-liners, Motor Trend doles out a parade of them while gushing over its winner of the 2009 Car of the Year contest, the 2009 Nissan GT-R. Here's a brief sampling from Angus MacKenzie, editor-in-chief: "no 2009 contender crushes our criteria like the GT-R...the...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Our All-Too-Brief Affair: 2009 Nissan GT-R

Pardon the delay. In the past few months while we've been re-engineering TheCarConnection.com and relaunching our blog, I had a mission that went unchronicled until now. Though I couldn't make their worldwide intro of the 2009 GT-R, Nissan kindly sent one down to me here in Atlanta for a three-day...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
2009 Nissan GT-R Gets $7K Boost, Comes to Jesus

Oh, this unfriendly economy. Due to "increased raw material costs," Nissan found it necessary to increase the MSRP of the 2009 GT-R and GT-R Premium to, respectively, $76,840 and $79,090. This represents increases of--gulp--nearly $7,000 when compared with 2008's prices of $69,850 and $71,900...Read More»

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