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Month: November 2015

Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack Package Debuts at SEMA

Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500

Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500

The Nissan GT-R Nismo is notable for crushing records on the Nurburgring in 2013, when it finished with a time of 7:08.679 – a record that has only been surpassed by far more exotic, advanced, high-performance supercars. However, the mass-produced GT-R Nismo has never quite had the specs to pull off the same type of power and performance. Nissan aims to change that with the release of the Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack package.

The N-Attack package, which previously was not offered on this side of the Pacific, features upgrades like a stronger suspension, bucket seats, and an overall more aerodynamic design. One significantly noticeable difference is the enlargement of the rear wing that comes standard on the GT-R Nismo.

While the N-Attack package is typically installed at the Omori factory in Japan, the Steve Millen Sportsparts team, which has a long history of tuning and working with Nissan, has been sent to the factory to be trained in the installation of the new parts. Steve Millen Sportsparts has been given the title of “official installer and certified sales agent.”

While many people will be fine with the standard model, car enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies will enjoy the option for the Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack package and the extra potential for speed and thrills it provides.  Tell us what you think of the N-Attack package at 171 Nissan in the comments below!

Nissan Electric Car Concept Teased Ahead of Tokyo Auto Show

Nissan LEAF

Recently, Nissan posted a vague press release accompanied by a dimly lit photograph as a teaser for a new concept debuting at the Tokyo Auto Show. This new Nissan electric car concept is described as part of the company’s “future vision of car intelligence and electrification.” The information that the concept will be electric has led many to believe this is the unveiling of the next-generation Leaf.

The first hint that the concept is an all-new Leaf comes from the fact that the released teaser picture has the front of the car illuminated in blue light, which is a recurring motif with the Nissan Leaf. The overall styling of the car, however, is similar to the new Nissan Maxima, with a V-motion grille and flared-out wheel arches.

If the vehicle is not a Leaf, however, that means Nissan will have a second all-electric vehicle joining the Leaf in its lineup. However, after several mid-cycle upgrades and refreshes including a better battery range for the 2015 model year, the Nissan Leaf is long overdue for a new generation. The Nissan electric car concept could be exactly that.  Tell us at 171 Nissan what you think of the new Nissan Electric Teaser in the comment below!

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