The design and details of the new Nissan Murano unveiled in NYC #Video

NEW YORK – The all-new Murano is making its world debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Read more below to see what’s featured in the design and details on Nissan‘s newest entry into the crossover market.

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Mazda to Unveil Mazda HAZUMI Concept at Geneva Motor Show

February 21, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

Filed Under: Geneva, Japanese Cars, MOTOR SHOWS, MotorNews

Mazda to Unveil Mazda HAZUMI Concept at Geneva Motor Show

Mazda will premiere the Mazda HAZUMI next-generation subcompact car concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. The name HAZUMI is a Japanese word meaning to ‘bound or spring up.’ Chosen to convey the image of an untamed animal leaping, it is particularly fitting for a small car designed to look as if it is literally bursting with energy. Read more

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Automaker Nissan, together with its motorsport partner NISMO revealed the engine codenamed ‘DIG-T R’ which will be featured on its 2013 ZEOD RC electrified race car Garage 56 experimental entry that competes in this year’s 24 Hours of Lemans next week. Turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder with 400 horsepower output, the engine only weighs an astounding 88 pounds, which means any adult could be capable of carrying it, just like NISMO head Shoichi Miyatani pictured above.

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Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2015 GT-R

January 22, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

Filed Under: Japanese Cars, MotorBusiness, MotorNews

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2015 GT-R

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan GT-R Premium, GT-R Black Edition and GT-R Track Edition*, which have received a number of important performance, exterior and interior enhancements for the 2015 model year. The changes are designed to give GT-R a more refined look and feel without sacrificing one bit of its legendary performance.

The GT-R Premium and GT-R Black Edition grades are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The GT-R Track Edition and a fourth grade level, the new GT-R NISMO, are scheduled to join the lineup in summer 2014 – with GT-R NISMO pricing to be announced closer to that time. For more information on the GT-R NISMO, please see NissanNews.com. Read more

Infiniti Marks 25th Year of First Announcement at the 1989 NAIAS

 Twenty-five years ago, Infiniti pulled the covers off its very first vehicle – the groundbreaking Infiniti Q45 performance luxury sedan at the 1989 North American International Auto Show. That year a Japanese automaker created a stir at the heart of the American domestic car industry, signaling its intent to challenge the traditional European luxury brands with a flagship sedan capable of going head-to-head in terms of performance and engineering. Read more

Nissan Unveils New Face of London Taxis #Video

January 8, 2014 | Author: Francis Gabay

Filed Under: Featured, Green, Japanese Cars, MotorNews, VIDEO

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Just like the iconic yellow cabs of New York City, England has the Hackney carriages called the LTC black cab roaming the streets of London but a new cab design coming from Japanese carmaker Nissan is on its way near the end of 2014.

The new taxis will be the first electric taxis with zero emission, a breathe of fresh air for a city that suffers much with air pollution. Based on the NV200 multipurpose platform of Nissan, the cabs will be built by Nissan Design Europe (NDE) in Paddington.

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Honda unveils new Urban SUV production model and S660 Concept @ Tokyo Motor Show 2013 #Video

Honda today unveiled a new Urban SUV production model on the first day of the Tokyo Motor Show. The new model will be named Vezel for the Japanese market. Strengthening its sports car activity, Honda also revealed the S660 Concept mid-ship sports model.

The new Urban SUV will be launched in Europe during 2015, with the name of the European model being confirmed nearer to launch.

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Latest Civic Type R Development Car Takes to Tochigi Test Track #Video

Ahead of the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Honda has showcased the latest Civic Type R development car at its in-house test track in Tochigi, Japan. The currently camouflaged car is being put through its paces as part of an extensive testing process taking place in Europe and Japan, ahead of its much anticipated launch in 2015.

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Infiniti Continues Production of G37 Sedan – Will Be Sold Alongside the All-New 2014 Q50 Premium Sedan

Infiniti just announced that a revised line-up of the Infiniti G37 sedan models will continue to be available in the United States through model year 2015 alongside the all-new Infiniti Q50.

According to the car maker, Suggested Retail Prices (M.S.R.P.) are being repositioned to reflect the product hierarchy with the higher content 2014 Infiniti Q50 – which will go on sale this week at Infiniti retailers nationwide. Read more

The new Civic Tourer takes centre stage of Honda's 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Display

Japanese car maker Honda just announced its 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show line-up including the first public reveal of the new Civic Tourer and the updated Civic 5-door. In addition, Honda will showcase a host of modern and historic racing machines alongside its ultimate sportscar, the NSX Concept, highlighting Honda’s racing DNA and sporty pedigree.

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