Nissan discontinues the budget focused Datsun brand

Nissan has stopped producing any cars under the Datsan brand and the company has confirmed it this week. The brand was resurrected around nine years ago to function as a more budget option mainly for emerging markets. Nissan also says that part of the shutting down of the brand, it’ll allow the company to focus on “core models and segments that bring the most benefit to customers, dealer partners and […]

After 15 years, the Nissan GTR has been pulled from sale

This week, Nissan will be pulling the GT-R from sale in the UK and Europe, due to noise regulations. The car will be pulled from sale in Europe and the UK by the end of this month. The GT-R gained a huge following in the years it has been on sale, it was launched back in 2007 and was put on sale here in 2009. “13 years after its European […]

Nissan introduces new Micra Kiiro limited edition

Nissan has introduced a new limited edition Micra this week, limited to 250 units and is due to go on sale soon with prices starting at £18,375 in the UK. So, what makes this a special edition, well this is a version that is being released as a promotion between Nissan and the new Batman film. The Micra gets Kiiro logos on the C pillars, yellow trim on the front […]

Nissan Leaf refreshed for 2022, on sale in March

Nissan has refreshed its iconic electric car, the Leaf for 2022 with a variety of visual improvements, rather than focusing on the core technology and battery specifications. For a start, there are some new funky alloy wheels available in 16-inch and 17-inch sizes as well as the brand new Nissan logo used throughout the car. Nissan is also offering some new paint options, with Pearl Blue and Magnetic Blue brought […]

Nissan launches new Townstar panel van, with electric and petrol available

Nissan has today announced the all new Townstar small panel van, with both petrol and electric options available – but no diesel. The all electric version is replacing the e-NV200, that van shares the same platform and battery tech as the Leaf. The Townstar is very similar in size to the Peugeot Partner and Citroen Berlingo, both of which also have combustion and pure electric drivetrains. The Townstar shares the […]

Nissan introduces new GT-R for Japan

Nissan has today launched a new updated version of the GT-R, most years the company gives the car a few updates a year and this time around, Nissan has launched two new special editions exclusively going on sale in its home country, Japan. The “Premium Edition T-Spec” and the “Track Edition Engineered by Nismo T-Spec” will go on sale in Japan this October with only 100 cars being produced in […]

Nissan reveals new Z car, with a V6 and 400bhp

Today Nissan has announced the latest Z sports car, following on from the rather outdated 370Z which was introduced back in 2008 and then discontinued last year. The new Z car was previewed earlier this year with an announcement scheduled for August. Nissan won’t be offering the new car here in the UK this time, due to what the company calls a shrinking market in Europe for sports cars and […]

The next Nissan GT-R is reported to be a pure combustion model

According to a Japanese car website, Best Car the next generation of Nissan GT-R that comes along will be a pure combustion only model, with no hybrid model on the cards. The report also says the next version will be a big rework of the current R35. It has been widely expected that whatever new version follows on from the R35 would be electrified in some way, be it mild […]

The new Nissan Z is being revealed in August

Nissan revealed its latest Z car back in September last year and since then, there has been a lot of hype and speculation about it. First of all, the new Z will be revealed fully in a couple of months time, on the 17th August. We know the car the car wont be coming to the UK and Europe and that it’ll be only on sale in the US. We […]

All new Nissan Qashqai on sale now, all are hybrid only

Nissan has put the all new Qashqai on sale this week, after revealing it back in February this year. The new Qashqai is the third generation, with the first one kick starting the crossover move after its introduction in 2007. It sits on all new platform with every model being hybrid only, but no fully electric option. The overall car is larger, 35mm has been added to the length and […]