Nissan Navara to have three cabin variants come November
NEWS INDEX: Nissan
Nissan Navara: prices announced for new variants
3rd September, 2015
These latest model variants comprise 13 separate versions and join the Dual Cab
utility range that went on sale in June. The first of these new variants go on sale later this month. The complete NP300 Navara
model range is scheduled to be available in Nissan showrooms by November .....
Nissan Patrol V8 line-up revised
6th July, 2015
Patrol V8 is now available in two grades, Ti and Ti-L - ST-L grade
has been discontinued. New grade structure also features new, improved pricing, representing a significant increase
in customer value .....
Nissan's Festival of Speed stunt
5th July, 2015
Stuntman beats his existing record at Goodwood Festival of Speed for
fastest mile on two wheels for 4-wheeled vehicle; Four years after his original record, new marker set in Juke NISMO RS
on first attempt .....
Nissan Micra updated
10th May, 2015
The 2015 Micra receives a new bonnet, guards, restyled front and
rear bumper, new front headlights and rear lamps as well as new wheels .....
Nissan Pulsar revised with Series II
28th April, 2015
Pulsar SSS turbo sedan joins line-up; Features and pricing improve value
equation; Pulsar Series II range now available in Australia .....
Nissan Navara NP300 prices announced
21st April, 2015
Nissan has confirmed the Australian pricing, grades and specification for the
eagerly-anticipated all-new Nissan Navara, which will go-on sale from May 2015. NP300 Navara will be offered in four grades;
DX, RX, ST and ST-X. Twenty-seven variants will be available .....
April Fools Day jokes from UK car companies
6th April, 2015
Tricksters will always try a prank on the morning of 1st April -
commonly known as April Fools Day. Would you fall for this year's efforts in the UK? BMW, Nissan, Vauxhall and
Volkswagen each tried to 'pull the leg' of the usual suspects! Here at Next Car we have assembled all four
efforts on one page ..... read all about it! .....
Nissan Juke updated
13th March, 2015
Introduction of new DIG turbocharged 1.2 litre turbo engine,
85kW/190Nm; Improved luggage capacity: increase of 40% space (2WD only); Advanced safety and technology; New
pricing; Arrives late March 2015 .....
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Nissan Juke Midnight Edition
23rd October, 2014
JUKE Midnight Edition combines the existing functionality of a compact
sports cross-over with stylish midnight black accents on the ST and ST-S grades .....
Nissan X-Trail diesel arrives
16th October, 2014
1.6L turbo diesel engine with 96kW of power and 320 Nm of torque;
Outstanding fuel economy rating of 5.3 litres per 100km; Two and four-wheel drive options; 5 Star ANCAP safety rating
for all X-TRAIL variants; Priced from $27,990* .....
Nissan Pulsar SSS Heritage Edition
8th October, 2014
Nissan will sell a limited edition of 40 of the sporty hatches as part of its
celebration of 30 years since its first Bathurst 1000 pole position, achieved by George Fury in the Nissan Bluebird Turbo in
Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid prices announced
24th August, 2014
2.5-litre supercharged four-cylinder petrol engine and 15kW torque-assist electric
motor - 188kW and 330Nm; Super-efficient: 8.4-litres per 100km (2WD) rating; Three model grades, choice of 2WD or 4WD; Hybrid
priced from $42,990* .....
Renault-Nissan and Daimler establish a 50:50 joint venture
29th June, 2014
Teams will develop next-generation compact vehicles for both Mercedes-Benz
and Infiniti; New plant add annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles when fully operational; Companies will split investment
costs of approximately €1 billion 50/50 .....
Nissan Qashqai prices confirmed
22nd June, 2014
New generation Qashqai set to replace Dualis; Both petrol and diesel
engine versions available next month; Bold styling and innovative technology; priced from $25,850* .....
Nissan's next-generation Navara
12th June, 2014
New ute follows Nissan’s 80-year history of truck experience;
Engineered for greater durability and more efficient performance; Designed for productivity, style, comfort and
convenience; Due in Australia in early 2015 .....
Nissan X-TRAIL: new generation arrives
4th May, 2014
All-new X-TRAIL is now on sale in Australia. Muscular, modern and
packed with technology, the new model builds on Nissan’s respected 4x4 heritage and adds world-leading cross-over
know-how to deliver an impressive “family-proof” vehicle .....
Nissan's new X-TRAIL prices announced
24th February, 2014
All-new Nissan X-TRAIL is priced from $27,990*; Seven seats now
available in X-TRAIL; 2WD and 4WD petrol variants on-sale from March 2014; diesel-powered variants arrive late Q3 2014 .....
5th February, 2014
Nissan's all-new large SUV; 3.5 litre V6 petrol engine; Two-wheel-drive
or all-wheel drive; Seven seats as standard; Five-Star ANCAP Safety Rating; Priced* from $39,990* .....
Nissan commence production of 2nd generation Qashqai
23rd January, 2014
The new Nissan Qashqai is built on Sunderland’s Line 1, which has been
running on 24-hour operations since 2010 to meet global demand .....
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Nissan 370Z now cheaper
8th December, 2013
The exciting Nissan 370Z is now even greater value, with Nissan
announcing new pricing for their iconic sports car .....
Nissan GT-R for 2014
29th November, 2013
Recalibrated suspension for more sophisticated ride and better
road-holding; Enhanced exterior with LED lamp technology and distinctive front and rear design; Added premium cabin
interior with improved quality and trim options; Expected here in March 2014 .....
Nissan Qashqai second gen unveiled
8th November, 2013
Nissan marks another milestone with its cross-over vehicles with the
unveiling of the second generation Qashqai. In Australia this model had been known as Dualis, but when the new model
arrives next year it will come with the Qashqai badge .....
Nissan Dualis to be named Qashqai
1st November, 2013
Currently undergoing pre-production factory testing, the second
generation Qashqai is intended to set new benchmarks for active safety technologies, driver comfort and refinement .....
Nissan Juke released
30th October, 2013
Bold exterior styling, sporty and distinctive, make JUKE stand out
like no other; Nissan's small cross-over available in two engines, including DIG Turbo; available in front-wheel
drive as well as Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive .....
Nissan Altima prices announced
20th October, 2013
All-new Altima from $29,990*; Four model grades; 2.5 litre 4 cylinder
for 3 models; 3.5 litre 6 cylinder engine for top-of-the-line; On sale next month; 'comfort' seats to increase blood
flow and decrease muscular load .....
Nissan Pathfinder release imminent
1st October, 2013
Nissan has released local pricing* and initial product information for its
new Pathfinder SUV range .....
Nissan Juke prices announced
30th September, 2013
“This is an exciting, fun-to-drive car that we expect will bring
many new customers to Nissan,” said Peter Clissold of Nissan Australia .....
Nissan's new X-TRAIL debuts
16th September, 2013
New X-TRAIL builds on Nissan’s 4x4 heritage; Stylish, comfortable and
quiet, yet highly capable off-road; Fully connected via new NissanConnect system with suite of applications; Nissan
Safety Shield with an extended range of safety features; Two and four-wheel drive options; Seven seat option .....
Nissan Micra's next update
14th July, 2013
Besides the new front end styling, the Nissan Mica receives an
update with the infotainment and connectivity features including a state-of-the-art 5.8-inch touchscreen display .....
Nismo and Williams collaboration
3rd July, 2013
Using their specialist expertise of aerodynamics, simulation and
material science, Williams Advanced Engineering will join the engineering development team from Nismo currently
working on developing future Nismo products for launch worldwide from 2014 and beyond .....
Nissan Pulsar hatch released
17th June, 2013
Pulsar hatch is now on sale locally. Available in four grades, including
the return of SSS, two engine choices are on offer - ST and ST-L grades feature 1.8L; ST-S and SSS powered by 1.6L Turbo .....
Nissan GT-R Black Edition here next month
27th May, 2013
The Black Edition sees the addition of skilled craftsmanship to the
already breathtaking performance of the GT-R, with striking features such as an impressive carbon fibre rear spoiler
and red and black interior treatment .....
Nissan Pulsar hatch release imminent
3rd May, 2013
Scheduled for local release early in June, Nissan has given its all-new
hatchback line-up a starting price of $18,990* and packed each model grade with generous standard equipment inclusions .....
Datsun brand to return
4th February, 2013
Datsun vehicle sales will commence in India, Indonesia and
Russia in 2014 .....
Nissan Pulsar returns
1st February, 2013
Nissan is re-introducing a favoured name from the past into the
nation’s Small Car market segment with its 2013 Pulsar range. The local release of these exciting and innovative
cars begins with the sedan models, with hatchbacks scheduled for release by mid-year .....
Nissan Micra updated for 2013
27th January, 2013
The changes come as sourcing for the Nissan Micra switches from
Indonesia to India .....
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Nissan Navara 25th Anniversary Limited Edition
27th November, 2012
A limited edition of only 600 units are available, featuring Nissan Genuine
alloy bull bar, driving lights, towbar with wiring kit, smoked bonnet protector, tub liner, soft tonneau cover, carpet floor
mats, free metallic paint .....
Nissan's new Patrol here in Feb 2013
18th November, 2012
There's a new platform, a radical design direction, significantly
enhanced interior comfort and luxury, a powerful new V8 petrol-fuelled engine with exceptional driveability, a
new 7-speed automatic transmission, as well as a new ALL-MODE 4x4 system .....
Nissan unveil their V8 Supercar
31st October, 2012
The Altima V8 Supercar model joins the V8 Supercars Championship from next
season with the four-car, factory Nissan Motorsport team .....
Nissan Pulsar here in February 2013
16th October, 2012
Longer, wider, lower than the outgoing Tiida, the all-new Pulsar
is expected to challenge the Australian Small Car segment and become a cornerstone of Nissan’s Australian product
Nissan Almera released
13th September, 2012
The Nissan Almera combines a distinctive exterior design,
well-appointed interior and room for five adults – including enough rear legroom and boot space to embarrass some
mid-size sedans .....
Nissan re-enacts Simpson Desert crossing
26th July, 2012
In 1962 the Sprigg family averaged just 5 km/h as they pioneered a track
between and across the dunes, often getting ‘beached’ on giant saltbush outcrops and risking disaster as it began to smoulder
under their 44 gallon (200 litre) drum of petrol .....
"Around View Monitor" for Nissan Dualis and X-Trail
24th June, 2012
The Dualis Ti-L and X-Trail Ti (petrol) and TL (diesel) model variants
will now come fitted with Around View Monitor, a technology that makes parking easier and enhances rear vision for safety .....
Nissan Leaf now available
18th June, 2012
The Nissan Leaf is priced at $51,500* and is available from 13
Leaf accredited Nissan dealerships across Australia .....
Nissan Almera set for August release
15th May, 2012
Nissan Australia will introduce a new model to its passenger car range
this August with the arrival of the small and spacious Almera .....
Nissan Patrol Simpson 50th Anniversary Edition
4th May, 2012
Based on the Series 8 ST grade, the Simpson 50th Anniversary Edition Patrol
has $8,500 of extra value but at the same MLP* of $56,990* for manual and $59,990* for auto .....
Simpson Desert celebrations for Nissan Patrol owners
16th April, 2012
The 50th Anniversary Simpson Desert Crossing is a not-for-profit event that
is being subsidised by Nissan, with net proceeds donated to Frontier Services, an organisation established by Royal Flying
Doctor Service founder John Flynn 100 years ago to support people living in remote areas of Australia .....
Nissan Altima unveiled
5th April, 2012
Nissan Australia today announced its upcoming entry in the medium
car segment with the appearance of the all-new Altima at America's New York Motor Show this morning (Australian
Nissan GT-R arrives
22nd March, 2012
The 2012 Nissan GT-R, which goes on sale in Australia next
week, offers significant enhancements in efficiency, performance, handling and driver comfort, combined with a
increased equipment level .....
Nissan Invitation Concept
9th March, 2012
Nissan has debuted a head-turning hatchback concept car which previews the
company's next generation compact car, a mainstream B-segment contender to be sold in Europe .....
Nissan Patrol for 2012
1st March, 2012
Vehicle safety has been enhanced with the fitting of Vehicle Dynamic
Control (VDC) on all series 8 Patrol Wagons. The system can be de-activated via a console switch for specific
conditions, for example deep sand .....
Nissan Navara updated
16th February, 2012
A key change to the D40 range is the increased availability of
Nissan’s class-leading 550 Nm/170 kW V6 turbo-diesel engine in more models at adjusted, more attractive prices .....
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Nissan Leaf price announced
26th December, 2011
In revealing the Manufacturer's List Price* (MLP*), Nissan Australia
CEO, Dan Thompson said the Leaf hatch was priced to deliver Nissan leadership in the zero emissions segment and
offered 21st century technology that would change the personal mobility landscape .....
Nissan Maxima for 2012
15th November, 2011
Nissan Maxima 350 Ti introduces a unique Side View Camera on the
passenger side mirror that allows the driver to see the front left side of the vehicle – a common blind spot –
through the car’s Satellite Navigation monitor .....
Nissan GT-R for 2012
9th November, 2011
Significant improvements to the engine, chassis and transmission
accentuate the pure performance potential of the GT-R are the key changes to Nissan's flagship model for 2012 .....
Nissan to manufacture bars locally
5th October, 2011
Nissan Australia has announced it will begin local manufacture of a
range of vehicle accessories by instigating an additional production operation at its Dandenong, Victoria plant .....
Nissan to celebrate first Simpson Desert vehicle crossing in 2012
30th September, 2011
The first vehicle crossing of the Simpson Desert will be celebrated on
its 50th anniversary in September 2012 with a re-enactment of the historic event featuring two of the original
participants, months ahead of the local release of the new Nissan Patrol .....
Nissan Murano update due September
18th July, 2011
The new look Nissan Murano features a new grille, front bumper
and headlamp design. New, multi-spoke 18 inch alloy wheels are introduced for a more prestigious look along with
new design taillights, new roof rail design and the addition of rear privacy glass .....
Vic to trial Nissan Leaf
30th June, 2011
The 16 Leaf zero-emission electric hatchbacks, built at
Nissan’s plant in Oppama, Japan, join the Government’s real-time evaluation of electric vehicles and
their application in Victorian cities .....
Nissan Tiida for 2012
24th April, 2011
The all-new Nissan Tiida is targeted toward young families who
value quality life. With appeal points such as 'premium and agile styling' and 'class leading comfort' the new
model will continue to be a strong competitor in the Australian small car market .....
Nissan 370Z updated
10th April, 2011
For MY2011 Nissan has enhanced the 370Z’s technology,
innovation and value credentials still further with a driver focussed upgrade that adds Nissan’s next
generation audio and navigation system, a reversing camera, a cargo blind for the Coupe, climate controlled
seats for the Roadster, wide-angle door mirrors and a new body paint colour; ‘Gun Metallic’ which is shared
with the GT-R .....
Nissan GT-R raises the bar (again)
28th March, 2011
Acknowledged as a performance benchmark since its global
launch in October 2007, the 2011-model R35-series Nissan GT-R offers more power, more downforce, more grip and
more excitement than its predecessors. Yet its elevated performance is even more accessible to enthusiast
drivers, fulfilling Nissan’s promise of ‘anyone, any time, anywhere’ for its most sporting model. In a major
evolution of the model, every aspect of the R35 has been enhanced and improved in its third iteration .....
Nissan Leaf arrives for local testing
22nd March, 2011
These family-sized, five door passenger vehicles will undergo
field tests in the hands of Nissan engineers, acquiring real world driving data, while a further 16 cars are
soon to arrive to join the Victorian government’s five-year electric vehicle trial .....
Infiniti Etherea Concept
16th February, 2011
With Nissan's Infiniti brand expanding their global presence and with an
expanding product line-up, it is only a matter of time before Infiniti returns to the Australian market .....
Nissan Esflow Concept - an electric sports car
10th February, 2011
It may be a concept, but the Nissan Esflow electric sports car proves
it’s possible to remain environmentally sympathetic without having to give up the joy of driving .....
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Nissan X-TRAIL arrives in 2WD now
23rd December, 2010
Nissan is throwing down the gauntlet to rivals in the hotly-contested
2WD Compact SUV market, with an outstanding value proposition for customers with the launch of the X-TRAIL Series 4 .....
New Nissan Pulsar
20th December, 2010
Ever since the introduction of the Nissan Tiida, local Nissan
dealers have been calling for the return of the highly regarded "Pulsar" name. This car, the new Sunny, is
likely to be it! .....
Nissan GT-R resets 0-100 km/h time to 3 seconds
12th December, 2010
A 2011 Model Year Nissan GT-R has set a new acceleration
benchmark, taking just a tiny fraction over three seconds to sprint from 0-100 km/h .....
Nissan Ellure Concept
5th December, 2010
With lines that gain energy as they move through the exterior, an
interior that is as engaging as it is inviting, and effortless technology embedded with intuitive intelligence, Ellure
stands as Nissan’s latest expression of innovation for design .....
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: more details
1st December, 2010
With its never seen before design and custom boutique style, the Nissan Murano
CrossCabriolet is unlike anything on the road – blending all of the things people enjoy in a cross-over with the open air
enjoyment of a convertible .....
Nissan's new soft-top
16th November, 2010
The world’s first all-wheel drive cross-over convertible, delivers the open-air
exhilaration of a convertible while extending the versatility of the Murano in exciting new ways .....
Nissan GT-R for 2011
22nd October, 2010
For Model Year 2011, the Nissan GT-R features improved engine
output and torque, greater fuel efficiency, revised handling, a refreshed exterior with improved aerodynamics,
revised interior treatment and new wheels and tyres .....
New Nissan Micra due November
20th October, 2010
Boasting breakthrough packaging and small-car engineering, the
all-new, fourth generation, five-door Nissan Micra will offer exceptional value for money, priced from just
$12,990* (MLP*) complete with Vehicle Dynamic Control, anti-lock brakes, six airbags and air conditioning when
it goes on sale in Australia next month .....
Nissan Navara & Pathfinder to get more power
17th October, 2010
Stumps across Australia will quiver at the news of the impending
arrival of Nissan’s new generation V6 turbo-diesel engine, to be fitted to new exclusive top-of-the-range Navara ST-X
550 and Pathfinder Ti 550 models. Available early in 2011, the new high technology direct injection 3.0-litre engine
produces a class-leading 170 kW power and a hefty 550 Nm torque from a low 1,750 rpm .....
All-new Nissan Patrol for 2011
14th October, 2010
With its fresh new styling, superior packaging, powerful but
efficient V8 engine, clever off-road technologies and higher levels of luxury and comfort than ever before, the
all-new Nissan Patrol resets the class benchmark .....
Nissan Juke a hit
7th October, 2010
Nissan Juke has surpassed expectations in Japan by racking up
over 20,000 orders since the order books opened in June. This breaks the target 1,300 unit sales per month by
more than x-fold .....
Nissan to supply a 5-door to Smart USA
7th October, 2010
The B-segment five-door car is to be sold solely in the
United States and is based on vehicle architecture from Nissan. This will allow the demand of US Smart
customers and dealers for a larger but Smart-typical car to be fulfilled very soon .....
Nissan at Goodwood Revival
19th September, 2010
Also compared to its original was Nissan’s flagship super car – the
GT-R – which featured alongside a 1970s racing model – the 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R (KPGC10). Believed to be
the only example of its kind in Europe, it was used as a race car and track day car in Japan until 1985 .....
Revised Nissan X-TRAIL released
12th September, 2010
Already highly regarded for its durability, comfort, practicality
and many convenience features, the September upgrade will enhance X-TRAIL’s reputation and appeal still further.
Now, weight and aerodynamics have been optimised for valuable fuel economy gains .....
Nissan Dualis+2 released
12th August, 2010
The SUV-influenced styling, ‘command’ seating position and driving
enjoyment are all carried over from the standard Dualis, but the greater length is aimed squarely at busy families
seeking practicality without sacrificing style .....
Nissan Micra production concludes in UK
23rd July, 2010
It was on 10th August 1992 that the first Sunderland-built
Nissan Micra rolled off the Nissan UK production line. Now, 18 years later, more than 2.3 million units and one
model change later, Micra production in the UK has come to an end .....
Nissan release new X-TRAIL in Japan
21st July, 2010
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. earlier this month announced the release,
in Japan, of the updated X-TRAIL and the addition of a 6-speed automatic transmission model to the Clean Diesel
"X-TRAIL 20GT" .....
Nissan GT-R update
17th June, 2010
Nissan has announced a series of refinements for the GT-R
super car, continuing the evolution of this standards-setting performance machine .....
Nissan Pathfinder powers up
3rd June, 2010
The new Nissan Pathfinder has arrived and boasts class-leading
turbodiesel torque from its enhanced 2.5 litre engine, lifting it above its immediate competitors in the medium SUV
Nissan Dualis+2 coming to Australia
23rd April, 2010
On the crest of the new Dualis for 2010, Nissan Australia announces
the pending arrival of a 7-seat family wagon version, dubbed Dualis +2 .....
Nissan Dualis Series II released
21st April, 2010
Nissan’s successful European-designed, British-built Dualis
compact hatch is evolving with the release of a Series II range that boasts a more refined, premium look and
valuable improvements in specification and efficiency .....
Mercedes-Benz and Renault/Nissan Link-up
7th April, 2010
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG today announced, in
Brussels, a broad strategic cooperation that will enable both groups to realise benefits quickly from a range of
concrete projects as well as sharing of best practices. The two groups also announced an equity exchange that will
give the Renault-Nissan Alliance a 3.1% stake in Daimler and Daimler a 3.1% in Renault and a 3.1% stake in Nissan .....
Nissan updates the Navara
26th March, 2010
Now available with an upgraded 140 kW/450 Nm 2.5 litre
turbo-diesel engine, improved exterior and interior design, plus a full complement of active and passive safety
features including ESP, the Nissan Navara ST-X provides a good option for dual cab customers .....
Nissan updates the Murano
22nd March, 2010
The luxurious, powerful and sharply styled Nissan Murano has
struck a chord with Australian buyers in the premium, medium-sized SUV market since the second generation model
made its debut one year ago .....
Renault-Nissan start-up in India
21st March, 2010
Representing an investment of 45 billion Rupees ($990 million) and
with the capacity to produce 400,000 units per year at full ramp-up, the new Chennai plant will initially employ
1,500 workers at start of production in May 2010 .....
Nissan Leaf confirmed for Australia
16th March, 2010
The Nissan Leaf is the world’s first competitively-priced,
mass-produced electric vehicle from a mainstream manufacturer. It is serious car, a real car .....
Nissan revises the Tiida
15th March, 2010
Nissan has revved up the value, luxury and standard safety
features on the new Tiida Series 3 models, which have arrived in showrooms across Australia .....
Nissan's new Micra
3rd March, 2010
Boasting breakthrough packaging and small-car engineering, the
all-new, fourth generation Nissan Micra is on course to provide a whole new set of industry standards .....
Nissan's new Patrol
1st March, 2010
Under the banner of "The Hero Comes Home" the Nissan Patrol is
back as an all-new seventh generation model, building on its impressive history, but at the same time,
incorporating a new platform, a radical new design direction, significantly enhanced interior comfort and
luxury, powerful new V8 engines, a 7 speed automatic transmission and a new 4WD system .....
Nissan 370Z roadster released
25th February, 2010
With its shorter wheelbase, lighter weight and advanced 245 kW, 3.7
litre V6 engine, the new 370Z roadster delivers remarkably high levels of sports acceleration and handling, teamed with
a comfortable, bluster-free interior .....
Nissan at 2010 Geneva Motor Show
24th February, 2010
The global premiere of Nissan’s all-new Global Compact Car and the
Juke small cross-over will take place at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. And for the first time in Europe, Nissan’s
Leaf Electric Vehicle will also be presented .....
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Nissan's new V8
22nd September, 2009
The head, cylinder block and crankshaft also will be exported to
Japan and used for an engine assembled in the Nissan Patrol full-size 4x4 vehicle .....
Revised Nissan Dualis line-up released
14th August, 2009
Nissan extends the appeal of the Dualis model range,
adding a new 2WD version and simplifying the Dualis AWD line-up. Standard specifications improve and
prices now start at a highly competitive $24,990 .....
Nissan Leaf: a new ZE car
6th August, 2009
Designed specifically for a lithium-ion battery-powered
chassis, Nissan Leaf is a medium-size hatchback with a range of more than 160 kms .....
Nissan adds an Adventure Edition to X-Trail range
31st July, 2009
Adventure Edition comes with a host of extra features including nudge bar,
16” alloy wheels, roof bars, cargo blind, rear privacy glass, and special “adventure edition” badging on the tailgate .....
Limited edition Navara ute for Nissan
29th July, 2009
Nissan Navara Titanium Edition is available on the D40 4x4 Dual Cab model
powered by the 126 kW common rail diesel engine and matched to a choice of six-speed manual or five-speed automatic
Nissan readies its EV
28th July, 2009
Nissan has previewed its electric vehicle EV platform on a
Tiida-based prototype to demonstrate the superior driving pleasure of a pure zero-emission vehicle .....
Nissan readies to open its new global HQ Gallery
24th July, 2009
There are four themed-zones: "Product Zone" which highlights the
newest models available in Japan; "Global Products Zone" which showcases the global product line-up; "Corporate
Communications Zone," featuring the company's corporate activities; and "Heritage Corridor" that takes visitors back
in time through its rich history .....
Nissan's Aussie Designer
6th July, 2009
Show Vehicle Specialist Andy Parkin is another Australian automotive
export success story .....
Nissan GT-R Achieves New Record Time at Nurburgring Circuit
21st May, 2009
The Nissan GT-R improved its lap time at the renowned Nurburgring
Nordschleife circuit, in Germany, last month, to 7 minutes 26 seconds .....
Nissan 370Z. The Legend of the Z Continues...
8th May, 2009
The new body is tauter, sharper-looking and 100 mm shorter in
wheelbase to bring the rear driving wheels closer to the driver .....
New Nissan Maxima Due In June
26th April, 2009
The big news for the new Maxima is a new 2.5-litre version of
Nissan’s VQ engine. The VQ25 engine powers the ST-L variant which enters the market - priced at $33,990 .....
Nissan 370Z Roadster Debuts
19th April, 2009
Based on the new generation 370Z Coupe, the Z Roadster shares its
engine, transmissions, suspension, platform and many major components with the popular and well-reviewed Z Coupe .....
New Nissan Maxima – a ‘Shift’ in Modern Elegance
4th March, 2009
With its design, comfort and appointments, the new J32 Maxima will
expand its sales potential through some significant new additions to the model line-up .....
New Nissan 370Z: More Agile, More Compact, More Thrills
1st March, 2009
Now in its 40th year, the Z became an relatively affordable
iconic sports car. The new 370Z continues Nissan’s philosophy of design, performance and technical innovation .....
Nissan forecast total net loss of $2.58 billion (USD) for FY08
15th February, 2009
Nissan sold a total of 731,000 vehicles worldwide in the
October-to-December 2008 period, down 18.6% .....
Nissan At Geneva Motor Show
12th February, 2009
Best described as a small crossover, Qazana has been conceived to
challenge conventional wisdom about what buyers of small five-door cars should expect .....
Nissan Releases New Fairlady Z In Japan
25th January, 2009
The latest Fairlady Z, while embodying the first generation's
signature "Z-ness" in terms of high performance, design and high value, incorporates dramatic advances in
dynamic performance and perceived quality .....
New Nissan Murano Released
15th January, 2009
With new looks, enhanced performance and refinement, a host of
features and a new interior, the new Nissan Murano is an evolution of the original .....
Nissan GT-R Spec V For Japan
11th January, 2009
The GT-R Spec V is targeted at enthusiast drivers who desire race
car-level performance in a street-legal vehicle .....
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Nissan Introduces the New Cube in Global Markets
25th November, 2008
The fully redesigned Cube continues the iconic "cubic" styling
of the previous generation, adding a higher level of refinement inside and out .....
Nissan GTR Order Book Stands At Over 100
10th November, 2008
More than 5,500 have already been sold in Japan alone since
it went on sale there late last year. And remember, Nissan only builds 1,000 GT-R’s per month at the Tochigi
Nissan To Expand LCV Line-Up
9th November, 2008
The first of the 13 all-new products, the NP200 small utility, has
already been launched in South Africa, while the second will be the NV200 .....
Nissan 370Z For 2009
30th October, 2008
This is the first look at the upcoming 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe,
which is planned to debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show on 21st November, 2008 .....
Nissan GT-R On Sale In April
2nd October, 2008
The legendary Nissan that long ago conquered Bathurst and the
Nurburgring and the car so many enthusiasts have been anticipating, returns to Australia next April .....
Nissan Adds Diesel Torque to X-Trail Appeal
8th August, 2008
Nissan Australia is set to expand its range, by aiming new diesel
variants of the X-TRAIL at active lifestyle families of all ages .....
Nissan sets fastest lap for fuel cell vehicle at Nurburgring
31st July, 2008
Eickholt was impressed with the X-Trail FCV which clocked in at
11:58 minutes and zero emissions .....
Nissan Crowns Navara Range with New King Cab
29th July, 2008
A trio of King Cab models is now available powered by a 2.5-litre
turbo-diesel engine delivering 126 kW power and 403 Nm torque in 4x4 models .....
Nissan Announces New Vehicle For UK Plant
4th June, 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. yesterday announced that it will source an all
new compact car from its Sunderland plant in England, starting in 2010 .....
Nissan To Expand X-Trail Line-Up With New Diesel Engines
2nd May, 2008
Nissan, following the successful launch of the diesel powered Dodge Nitro,
Holden Captiva, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Kia Sportage, Kia Sorento and Suzuki Grand Vitara, will bring its first turbo
diesel versions of the X-TRAIL to Australia with sales commencing from late July, 2008 .....
Nissan Expands Europe's Qashqai
7th April, 2008
Nissan has moved to expand its Qashqai (Dualis in Australia)
crossover vehicle with a seven-seat version called Qashqai+2 .....
Global Sales Of Nissan's Tiida Top One Million
3rd April, 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced yesterday that cumulative sales of the
Tiida compact car (North American name: Versa), topped one million in March 2008 .....
Nissan’s Denki Cube Electric Vehicle Concept Debuts In New York
21st March, 2008
New York City is about to get a lesson in what happens when
geography meets geometry – specifically, when the world, which is round, meets the Nissan Cube, which is
essentially square .....
Nissan's 2009 Maxima Debuts In New York
20th March, 2008
The 2009 Nissan Maxima, which makes its world debut
at the 2008 New York Motor Show this week, marks a return to more conservative 4-door sedan
Ageing Suits For Nissan
25th February, 2008
Nissan engineers in Japan use a special 'suit' that
simulates the physical effects of ageing .....
Nissan GT-R Heading For Melbourne Motor Show
8th February, 2008
The all new Nissan GT-R, the legendary Nissan super
car, makes its Australian debut at the 2008 Melbourne Motor Show, following its worldwide debut
at the Tokyo Motor Show in October last year .....
Nissan Launches Updated Turbo Diesel Navara D22 Range
4th February, 2008
Nissan's popular Navara D22 'workhorse' range now has a
new inter-cooled turbo diesel engine and revised model line-up .....
Nissan Announces The Arrival Of The Limited Edition Navara Outlaw
1st February, 2008
Powered by Nissan’s well-received YD25 diesel engine,
the new Navara Outlaw is based on the ST-X model and adds 17 inch alloy wheels, chrome side
steps, chrome bonnet protector, alloy nudge bar, fog lights, Bluetooth connectivity, soft
tonneau cover and an Outlaw decal .....
Nissan Dualis: Two Cars In One
28th January, 2008
The two cars in one approach means Dualis merges the
look of a contemporary hatch with SUV-style wheel arches, an elevated ride height and
purposeful stance. Dualis has an easy-going yet assertive style. It is no aggressive SUV .....
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Nissan Qashqai Hits 100,000 European Sales
14th December, 2007
Nissan’s compact crossover, the Qashqai, which will
be released locally as the Dualis soon, has hit the landmark of 100,000 sales in Europe .....
Nissan Micra Released Locally
11th December, 2007
The emergence of the unusual 'face' of the new
Nissan Micra will have nondescript look-alike rivals scurrying to the design studio for a
New X-Trail Builds On Nissan SUV Legacy
30th November, 2007
Nissan Australia's X-TRAIL - already among the
compact SUV segment leaders - is enjoying a major lift in dealer enquiry since the new,
better equipped model arrived in showrooms last month .....
Nissan Dualis Aided By Wind Farm
18th November, 2007
The new Dualis is being sourced from Nissan Motor Co’s
Sunderland plant in the UK where six wind-powered turbines currently produce five percent of the
factory’s total power needs .....
New Nissan Murano Debuts In Los Angeles
15th November, 2007
Making its world debut at the Los Angeles Motor
Show, the new Murano, elevates its unique position in the marketplace through a evolution of
the original design. The all-new Murano features new exterior and interior designs, enhanced
technology and a new premium driving feel .....
Nissan Launches Limited Edition Patrol ‘Walkabout’
12th November, 2007
On top of the Patrol DX’s standard features, the
‘Walkabout’ adds 16-inch alloy wheels, a six-disc in-dash CD player, alloy side steps, snorkel,
cargo barrier, alloy bullbar, towbar and $2,000 worth of camping and outdoor equipment .....
Nissan Dualis Arrives Next Month
7th November, 2007
The entry-level ST comes standard with dual front
airbags, anti-lock brakes, power windows and mirrors, in-dash single CD player, remote central
locking, cruise control and air conditioning and is priced from $28,990* for the six-speed
manual and $30,990* for the CVT equipped model .....
Nissan GT-R Shakedown In Suzuka
31st October, 2007
Nissan's GT-R race car for the GT500 class of Japan’s
SUPER GT series underwent a shakedown at the renowned Suzuka Circuit on 29th-30th October
supervised by NISMO (Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd) .....
Ashok Leyland and Nissan Sign Agreement for LCV Partnership
31st October, 2007
India's Hinduja Group flagship company, Ashok Leyland and
Japan's Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., have this week signed a binding Master Co-Operation Agreement (MCA)
for the formation of three joint venture companies supporting the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV)
Nissan Qashqai Scoops Diesel Category Win At Scottish Car Of The Year Awards
28th October, 2007
The Nissan Qashqai (Dualis in Australia) has been
named Scottish Diesel Car of the Year 2007, its second award in as many months and its third
since it went on sale in March .....
New Nissan GT-R
25th October, 2007
The Nissan GT-R was developed with a understanding
and appreciation of the forces which are an integral component of creation – gravity,
inertial force and aerodynamics – and translates those forces into a completely new design,
maximising tyre grip and airflow .....
Nissan's Youth-Oriented Compact Convertible Concept - Round Box
24th October, 2007
The Nissan Round Box, with its compact convertible design,
represents a new take on open-air motoring, providing exhilaration for all passengers - not just the
Nissan NV200 - A Revolution For The Commercial Van Market
19th October, 2007
A typical small van is little more than an empty box on wheels:
functional, certainly, but seldom innovative or smart. But designers from Nissan Design Centre (NDC) in Japan and
Nissan Design Europe in the UK had other ideas .....
Nissan Micra Arrives Locally (Again)
18th October, 2007
With a zippy and economical 1.4-litre engine matched to a
standard four-speed automatic the new five-door Micra competes in the light car segment with a
remarkable entry price of just $14,990 (RRP) .....
Nissan To Introduce World’s First Around View Monitor
14th October, 2007
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd will introduce the world’s first Around View
Monitor, which offers the driver a bird’s eye view of the vehicle and its surroundings in real-time .....
Nissan X-Trail For 2008 Arrives
12th October, 2007
The X-TRAIL continues the styling themes set by the highly
successful original, but is now larger in all dimensions .....
Nissan Pivo 2 Concept
12th October, 2007
Nissan has released details on the Pivo 2, an advanced electric concept
car that will debut at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show .....
Qashqai Boosts Nissan's UK Plant
27th September, 2007
As a result of the on-going sales success of the Nissan Qashqai,
Nissan's Sunderland Plant in England is offering 180 new permanent posts to help meet worldwide demand for its
latest model .....
Nissan Updates Patrol Cab Chassis
25th September, 2007
Nissan’s heavy duty ute – the Patrol Cab Chassis - will be launched
in October 2007, with a new look exterior design and Nissan’s ZD30 3.0-litre inter-cooled turbo diesel engine .....
Nissan Micra for 2008
16th September, 2007
One of the best known small cars in the UK market is the British-
built Nissan Micra hatchback. For 2008, it is undergoing a revamp with changes to the styling and additions
to the equipment list adding even further to Micra’s appeal, ahead of its late-2007 Australian release .....
Nissan Shows Mixim At Frankfurt Motor Show 2007
9th September, 2007
Nissan will be showing an all new concept car, partly inspired by a
futuristic crash helmet design, at the 62nd Frankfurt Motor Show .....
Nissan Dualis Demand Soaring In Japan
10th July, 2007
The new, British-built, Nissan Dualis continues to attract
buyers in the Japanese market with more than 10,000 orders placed after just 1.5 months on sale. Original
projections for Dualis were to sell 2,000 a month ....
Nissan Shows new GT-R Prototype at Goodwood
28th June, 2007
Nissan chose to test a prototype of its forthcoming new sports car
at last weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. The production version of this new model is due to be
unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2007 ....
Nissan UK Ships Second Model to Japan
3rd June, 2007
Nissan's Sunderland Plant in northern England, has commenced
exporting its second model to Japan .....
Nissan's New Advanced Technology Centre
27th May, 2007
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., has inaugurated the Nissan Advanced
Technology Centre (NATC), its latest state-of-the-art R&D facility, located in Kanagawa prefecture,
Japan. NATC will spearhead innovations in environmental and safety technologies, allowing Nissan’s vehicle
development engineers to work more effectively in one centralised facility .....
Nissan Dualis Awarded Five Stars By EuroNCAP
24th May, 2007
The Nissan Dualis, a new compact crossover vehicle, has been awarded
the maximum five-star rating for adult occupant protection from the European New Car Assessment Programme
(EuroNCAP), with the highest ever recorded score for any vehicle .....
Nissan Updates The 350Z
8th May, 2007
At the heart of the 2007 model year 350Z is Nissan’s award
winning next generation engine - designated VQ35HR - with nearly 80 percent of major parts redesigned it
provides improved acceleration and overall power for enhanced driving pleasure .....
Nissan's Commercial Vehicles Sales Soar
17th April, 2007
With total sales in March exceeding 5,800 units - a 46 percent
increase on March 2006 - Nissan's biggest sellers were the Navara and Tiida .....
New Nissan X-Trail For 2008
12th March, 2007
The new Nissan X-Trail was unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show last
week. It goes on sale across Europe in a few months, whilst the Australian
debut is planned for the 2007 Sydney Motor Show .....
Nissan at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show
2nd March, 2007
A busy time for Nissan Australia is planned for 2007 with a new
Patrol, new 350Z, new Micra and the new Dualis due this year .....
Nissan Pioneers Fuel-Cell Limo
23rd February, 2007
Nissan delivered to Kanagawa Toshi Kotsu the latest version of
the X-Trail fuel-cell vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells to be used as part of their chauffeur-driven
hire-car fleet .....
Nissan’s Trio of New Models
22nd February, 2007
Nissan will unveil three new models (Dualis, Micra and 350Z) at
next month’s Melbourne Motor Show .....
Revised Nissan 350Z Coming
13th February, 2007
Nissan will be showing, at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, the updated
350Z which will reinforce its credentials as a pure sports car with thrilling, involving performance .....
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Nissan Tiida for 2007
27th December, 2006
The 2007 model year Tiida compact sedan and hatch will go on sale
from 1st January, 2007, with a new recommended retail price of $17,990* .....
Nissan Qashqai Coming To Australia
6th December, 2006
Around 80% of Qashqai production will be exported, the majority for sale
within Europe. The car will also be shipped to numerous overseas markets such as the Middle East, Australia, South
Africa as well as Japan .....
Nissan Tiida to be sourced from Thailand in 2007
24th October, 2006
Nissan Australia announced today that the new Tiida sedan and hatch
will be sourced from its Thailand plant in 2007 .....
Nissan Foria Concept Car Coming To Sydney
17th October, 2006
Nissan’s international Foria concept vehicle, designed to provide premium
performance, quality and elegance, will feature as the highlight on the Nissan stand at Sydney's 2006 Australian
International Motor Show .....
British Car Industry Accelerates
1st October, 2006
Three good news stories show it's not all doom and gloom in British
manufacturing. Nissan, Mini and Honda announced investment in the UK, bringing an additional 2,000 jobs in
car making .....
Nissan Adds Patrol Ti 3.0-Litre Turbo Diesel to Its Range
27th September, 2006
Nissan Australia has announced a new addition to the
legendary Patrol range – the Patrol Ti 3.0-litre turbo diesel featuring an all-new satellite
navigation and reversing camera system – available from October 2006 .....
Nissan to Test Intelligent Transportation System
25th September, 2006
Nissan has announced it would begin testing a newly developed
intelligent transportation system which allows vehicle-to-infrastructure communication to help reduce
traffic accidents and ease congestion .....
World Premiere of Nissan Qashqai
11th September, 2006
Inspired by the concept car of the same name that was
presented at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show, the Qashqai is a new vehicle for Nissan in Europe .....
Dual Airbags for the Nissan Patrol DX wagon
28th August, 2006
Nissan Australia has announced another safety
upgrade for its rugged Patrol four-wheel drive range – the addition of standard dual airbags
to the Patrol DX wagon - available from October 2006 .....
Nissan's Campaign for Fully Loaded Tiida
11th August, 2006
With savings of up to $2,250, the retail campaign makes all
Tiida hatch and sedan variants outstanding value propositions .....
Nissan's New Global Light Truck Platform
28th July, 2006
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, has developed a new global
platform for light duty trucks (LDTs) on which the new Cabstar will be built .....
100 Million Nissans
24th July, 2006
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced it reached a new
milestone in June with the production of its 100 millionth vehicle .....
Nissan to Introduce New Family of Global Cars
14th July, 2006
Nissan has announced it would release a new family of
global cars over the next two years with sales of the first variant to start in China in late
Nissan’s Weekend Warrior
30th June, 2006
A small team of British Nissan development engineers
working in their spare time have transformed a 350Z into a highly tuned ‘Saturday Special’. Called
the GT-S, the supercharged super coupé is a performance-focused version of Nissan’s acclaimed
Nissan Adds Dual Airbags to Patrol Cab/Chassis Range
12th May, 2006
Nissan will add dual airbags to models in the
Patrol Cab Chassis range from October. This additional safety feature upgrades the Patrol
Cab Chassis to a specification standard its main competitors can’t match .....
Nissan Reports Record Results for FY05
27th April, 2006
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has announced consolidated net
income of 518.1 billion yen (AU $6.03 billion), for the fiscal year ended 31st March, 2006, a new
Nissan Pathfinder Ti Now With Diesel
12th April, 2006
Nissan has broadened its Pathfinder range with the addition
of a luxury Pathfinder Ti diesel .....
Nissan Develops Distance Control Assist System
19th March, 2006
In its ongoing efforts to improve traffic safety,
Nissan has announced the development of Distance Control Assist System, an electronic system
that helps drivers control the distance between themselves and the vehicle in front .....
NISMO 350Z at the Melbourne International Motor Show
12th February, 2006
Nissan unveils the NISMO 350Z sports coupe fitted
with racing and styling parts designed by Nissan’s famed motorsport arm .....
Nissan At The Geneva Motor Show
2nd February, 2006
The Geneva Motor Show represents the world premiere
of the Nissan Terranaut, a 4x4 vehicle which is intended for explorers and those customers
with a spirit of adventure who want to travel to the extreme corners of the globe .....
Nissan X-Trail For 2006
31st January, 2006
Nissan will release a special edition X-Trail to
celebrate 40 years of Nissan in Australia .....
Nissan Maxima For 2006
29th January, 2006
The 2006 model year Nissan Maxima will be available
with a new continuously variable transmission and an updated exterior and interior design .....
Nissan Tiida Arrives Next Week
27th January, 2006
Nissan’s Pulsar replacement, the all-new Tiida
compact sedan and hatch, arrives in Australia on 1st February, 2006 .....
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Nissan Urge Concept Car
16th December, 2005
Set to make its world debut in early January 2006 at
the North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the dynamic Nissan Urge concept .....
Nissan Releases the 2006 350Z
11th December, 2005
Nissan's iconic 36-year-old flagship sports car,
the 350Z, has been released with new features including a more powerful engine and
enhancements to its exterior and interior .....
Nissan Launches D40 Navara Dual Cab Range
28th November, 2005
Nissan’s Navara line-up of utilities gains a new look dual
cab range with the release of the D40 Navara .....
Nissan Tiida To Replace Pulsar
21st October, 2005
Nissan is showing its Pulsar replacement, the
all-new Tiida compact sedan and hatch, at Sydney's 2005 Australian International Motor Show .....
Nissan Unveils the GT-R PROTO
20th October, 2005
With the launch of the production model just two
years away, the development of the new GT-R has moved ahead again with the revealing of the
GT-R PROTO .....
Nissan Show-Cases All-New Navara Dual Cab
19th October, 2005
Nissan's popular Navara line-up of practical and rugged
utilities gains a new look dual cab range with the soon-to-be released D40 Navara .....
Nissan Previews 2006 350Z Roadster in Sydney
14th October, 2005
Nissan's iconic 36-year-old flagship sports car, the 350Z,
goes on show at the Australian Motor Show with new features .....
Nissan Sport Concept Coming To Sydney
3rd October, 2005
The Nissan Sport Concept, which will make its
Australian debut at the 2005 Australian International Motor Show, is the latest in a series of
dynamic performance/youth concept vehicles .....
Nissan Patrol Wins NRMA Award
9th September, 2005
New South Wales motoring organisation NRMA has released the results
of their annual Vehicle Operating Costs Survey, awarding the Nissan Patrol DX 3.0 litre turbo-diesel manual wagon the
lowest operating costs in its segment - SUV (4WD) Large .....
Nissan at the 2005 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show
17th August, 2005
With the debut of Nissan Note, an innovative new small family car, the
Nissan Micra C+C, a chic coupé/convertible and the new sporting Nissan Micra 160SR, Nissan is using the Frankfurt Motor
Show to showcase its strengthened range of small cars .....
Nissan's Murano Arrives in Australia
15th August, 2005
Nissan's all-new all-wheel drive Murano cross-over vehicle,
featuring distinctive sculpted styling, powerful 172kW performance and excellent handling and dynamics has
arrived in Australia .....
Nissan Releases The New Pathfinder
6th July, 2005
Nissan Australia has announced the release of the all-new 2005
Pathfinder, a go-anywhere four-wheel drive wagon which now offers both petrol and diesel engines, handsome design cues
and a flexible 7-seat interior .....
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