Group 1 Nissan Blog
News, Reviews and Interesting Facts on all Nissan Cars
Welcome to the Group 1 Nissan blog. This is where you can read personal opinions about any new vehicle releases, see reviews on various models, download free product brochures and gather any other worthwhile information regarding Nissan cars, bakkies, SUV’s and commercial vehicles.
The automotive market has seen its fair share of new vehicles and none more popular these days than SUVs and crossovers. Among other brands, Nissan has six versions of sport utility vehicles from all shapes, sizes, and prices including the Kicks, Qashqai, Rogue, Murano, Pathfinder and the Armada. So how does the new Nissan Qashqai measure up with an impressive all-wheel-drive system?
Nissan Middle East just smashed a world record by gathering 180 Patrols to do a synchronised car ‘dance’ on the grounds of the Dubai Rugby 7s stadium on 23 October 2018. The previous record for largest synchronised car dance was held by the Dubai police department, who celebrated their national day in 2017 by doing a similar dance with 143 vehicles in tandem.
There is a lot of excitement going around in the Nissan camp at the moment, and for a very good reason – we’re getting ready to celebrate 60 years in motorsport at the 2018 NISMO festival in Japan on the 2nd of December.
For many, Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) is seen as the future of motoring and for good reason. While many large car manufacturers apply advanced technology to their vehicles, some simply do it a little better without making the customer foot a hefty bill. With a focus on their Intelligent Mobility, Nissan is certainly a frontrunner able to deliver exceptional technology without demanding premium prices, unlike many of their rivals.
The new Nissan Qashqai impresses once again with a more sophisticated and dynamic look and feel. Some even believe that it could revolutionise the crossover segment, and judging from the price, features and styling, we’re not at all surprised. Considering the impact the 2007 Nissan Qashqai had on the family car market of yesteryear, one could argue that it was largely responsible for today’s crossovers.
The reimagined Nissan Micra has inspired a variety of exciting regional advertising campaigns around the globe since its release in 2017. The latest of these to receive acclaim is the Irish campaign that was conceptualised and executed by the talented team at Dublin-based creative agency In the Company of Huskies.
The Johan Cruijff Arena, a prominent international, multi-purpose stadium in Amsterdam, was recently awarded the coveted Eco Award at the prestigious T3 Awards. T3 is one of the foremost lifestyle publications in the UK, and their annual awards seek to showcase trendsetting consumer goods and destinations that are allowing UK citizens to live a smarter, more sustainable life.
If you’re an avid Nissan enthusiast, you may already know that October 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the avant-garde Nissan 240Z. For some time, many of us have wondered when the next Z-model may arrive as it’s been a decade since Nissan first introduced the Z34 chassis 370Z. While the car received minor updates since the 2009 model, it needs a good makeover.
For tennis fans across the globe, the Grand Slam final on 8 September was certainly one for the books. Not only did Naomi Osaka walk away with the Grand Slam title beating Serena Williams in straight sets, Nissan has named the 20-year-old tennis star their newest brand ambassador. They made the announcement at their Global Headquarters in Yokohama which was one of Osaka’s first public appearances in Japan since winning the title.
Nissan has always been a brand that pushed the envelope to bring motorists trendsetting vehicles that challenge the status quo. That’s just how we roll. Ever since our global company’s first assembly plant opened its doors in Japan in 1935, our design teams have always consisted of the best and brightest minds, which is why Nissan is synonymous with innovation the world over.