2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo Is in a League of Its Own
Nov20

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo Is in a League of Its Own

As if the Nissan GT-R Track Edition wasn’t enough of an insane supercar, Nissan has just lifted the silks on an even more bonkers version of the GT-R, the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo.  And, it is in a league of its own.  Basically, the Nissan GT-R Nismo is a GT3-inspired version of the normal GT-R.   Power for the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo is a massive 600 horse (up 55 hp from the standard car), and torque is “over 480...

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Nissan Bladeglider Concept Revealed Prior to Tokyo Debut
Nov08

Nissan Bladeglider Concept Revealed Prior to Tokyo Debut

The Nissan Bladeglider Concept is exactly the car every kid growing up in the 1990s hoped the future would bring.  Sharing the same wide rear and very narrow front track set-up as the revolutionary Nissan Delta Wing racer that made waves in the Le Mans Series this year, the Bladeglider is the first truly reinvented car in a long, long time. Set to debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in a few weeks, the Nissan Bladeglider Concept is a...

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Nismo Watch Concept: A Nissan GT-R for Your Wrist [Video]
Sep24

Nismo Watch Concept: A Nissan GT-R for Your Wrist [Video]

Watches and cars go very well together.  So well, in fact, that I started a watch and car blog.  There have been a lot of watch and car combos over the years.  TAG Heuer and Mercedes.  Hublot and Ferrari.  Hublot and Senna.  Girard-Perregaux and Ferrari.  Oris and RAID Suisse-Paris Rally.  Breitling and Bentley.   The list goes on and on, but, they all have one thing in common.  They are watches with car themes.  Apart from a few...

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2014 Nissan Line-Up: Full List of Changes to 2014 Nissan Models
Jul16

2014 Nissan Line-Up: Full List of Changes to 2014 Nissan Models

There are lots of changes to the 2014 Nissan Model Line-Up.  Rather that summarizing them, check out Nissan’s official chart-o-changes below… – All information current as of July 16, 2013 – From Nissan Press Release Here is a top-line overview of the changes, followed by more complete “Fast Facts” product information. As always, stay tuned to NissanNews.com for the latest updates on Nissan products,...

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Nissan 370Z NISMO to Debut with an Entry in 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally
May15

Nissan 370Z NISMO to Debut with an Entry in 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally

I need more readers of TickTickVroom.  Probably a lot more.  May 18th is the start of the 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally in Copenhagen, Denmark.  And, Nissan is teaming up with L’Ecurie publishing and INTERSECTION Magazine to enter the brand-spanking-new 370Z NISMO in the week-long all-over-Europe drive from Copenhagen to Monaco.  Oh yeah, this is also the official debut of the 350 horse, performance tuned Nissan 370Z NISMO. So, like I...

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2014 Nissan GTR Prices and Specs for Track Edition, Black Edition and Premium [Video]
May02

2014 Nissan GTR Prices and Specs for Track Edition, Black Edition and Premium [Video]

Nissan.  Nissan.  Nissan.  With all the commotion surrounding the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the Porsche 991 911 Turbo, you couldn’t resist coming out with some tantalizing info on your own two-door monster (or should I say Godzilla), the 2014 GTR. Only instead of just drool-worthy videos of your car being slung around a road with near-reckless abandon or just cold, hard numbers, you give us both.  Here we have an exhaust-filled...

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Batman Nissan Juke Nismo: Holy Dark Knight Rises Bat-Juke!
Dec01

Batman Nissan Juke Nismo: Holy Dark Knight Rises Bat-Juke!

Holy Bat-Juke, Batman!  To commemorate the DVD release on December 3rd of the Nolan brothers third and penultimate Batman installment, Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros has partnered with Nissan to create a one-off edition of their Nissan Juke Nismo.  Yeah, a Nismo Juke. The Dark Knight Rises Juke Nismo, as it is officially called, is about as far from the Batmobile as one can get, but that doesn’t mean I don’t really really...

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Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Drives Itself to Vegas, Baby! Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas.
Jan09

Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Drives Itself to Vegas, Baby! Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas.

Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept Completes a 560-Mile Test Self-Drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas. Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept is pretty impressive. If anything, it’s even more impressive than it’s scooty-er sibling, the Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept, which lapped the Hockenheim racecourse last October. While the RS7 Piloted Driving Concept ran itself driverlessly around a race track at speed with a nearly...

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Four Cylinder Fast Cars Maximum Performance, Minimum Engine
Oct01

Four Cylinder Fast Cars Maximum Performance, Minimum Engine

Maximum Performance, Minimum Engine Honda Civic Type R Concept and the Top 10 Best Four Cylinder Performance Cars   Today (or rather yesterday in France) at the Paris Motor Show, Honda has continued their… um, let’s say… extended unveiling of the next-gen four cylinder Honda Civic Type-R. And, in the tradition of the Acura NSX Type-R and Acura Integra Type-R (both badged as Hondas in Europe), this latest über...

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Top 10 Most Stolen Cars in 2013: The Hot Wheels Report
Aug19

Top 10 Most Stolen Cars in 2013: The Hot Wheels Report

Today, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (aka NICB) released their annual “Hot Wheels” auto-theft report for 2013 listing the Top 10 Most Stolen Cars.  As usual, if you have a Toyota sedan, Honda car or American-made full-size pickup, you better lock your doors.  Although, after a minor increase in 2012, the FBI estimates an overall national vehicle theft decrease of 3.2 percent for 2013.  All the 2013 numbers...

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