Nissan Design America – 40 Years Of Global Success

Posted by on 29 Jan 2020 under General, Nissan News

Nissan Design Bases

Nissan’s Design Bases

Japanese car manufacturers have been quietly and politely poking world market for decades. The offerings in the late ‘50s through the ‘60s were underwhelming, to say the least. Their non-descript little econoboxes, well priced and very reliable, found some traction in post-war Europe and Britain, but not very much in Yank-tank USA.

Read More

Nissan Shines at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas

Posted by on 22 Jan 2020 under Nissan Concept, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News

Nissan Ariya Concept

Nissan’s Ariya Concept

It’s the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, so obviously there will be cars, ice-cream trucks and a golf ball that finds the hole. With the Detroit Motor Show shifting to later in the year, the CES attracted the biggest and best of future auto technology. Nissan was there with stunning, future-looking offerings.

Read More

The Nissan GT-R50 Is A Limited Edition With No Limits

Posted by on 10 Jan 2020 under General, Nissan GT-R, Nissan News

Nissan GT-R50

Nissan’s 50th Anniversary GT-R

It looks mean. It has 530kW and 780 N.m. on tap It costs more than R16m. There will be only 50 ever made, but most of these have been snapped up in advance. It is the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign.

The final production model of this rare monster has been announced and will be on display at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2020. This production model closely matches the prototype version that stunned and surprised back in June 2018.

Read More

Nissan Micra Turbo, The B-Segment Hot Hatch

Posted by on 03 Jan 2020 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan Micra

Micra Turbo

New Nissan Micra Turbo

Looking for a B-segment hatchback with some oomph? Have a look at the Nissan Micra with 1-litre turbo mill. That would be the Acenta Plus, Tekna and Tekna Plus models with the lowered sports suspension.

Read More

Nissan Sentra, Lost To Us But Growing in the States

Posted by on 31 Dec 2019 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News, Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Sentra

In the early/mid-‘80s, among the terrific Skylines and the “wow-what-is-that” early SUV, the Sani, Nissan introduced the Sentra. Very much the youngest child in the large family, smaller, less flamboyant. Ag shame. Yet the Sentra was a very good basic car, not pretty, but handsome in a no-frills, boxy kind of way. A friend flew to Cape Town and rented one. A good drive, enough space, enough power, nice boot.

Read More

When Could My Nissan Warranty Not Be Valid? (Part II)

Posted by on 27 Dec 2019 under General

Nissan Car

Nissan Warranty Explained: Part 2

Welcome back to the in-depth explanation of the Nissan New Vehicle Warranty. In our previous blog, we took at look at situations in which your warranty would definitely not be valid (e.g. when the equipment was installed by a non-accredited technician, etc.). Today, we’ll share more insight into damages and failures that will be exempt from the cover provided by our warranty.

Read More

When Could My Nissan Warranty Not Be Valid? (Part I)

Posted by on 12 Dec 2019 under General

Nissan Car

Nissan Warranty Explained: Part 1

One of the best things about buying a Nissan car or bakkie is the warranty that goes along with it. It’s one of the hallmarks of our brand that we stand by our product and have tailored a warranty that proves that we have faith in our workmanship. However, every contract comes with its fine print, and we believe in being completely transparent. This is why we decided to explain the limitations of the warranty, and when it might not be valid.

Read More

Nissan Micra 5 – Taking It To The Next Level

Posted by on 05 Dec 2019 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan Micra

2019 Nissan Micra

2019 Nissan Micra

The new Nissan Micra is a finalist in Car Of The Year and it is easy to see why.

The new Nissan Micra 5 is the smallest new-model Nissan in SA, but it is neither small nor entry-level. It boasts bold new looks and more space and power than its predecessor. And it’s loaded with features.

Read More

Nissan LEAF And Future High-Tech Electric Vehicles

Posted by on 01 Dec 2019 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan Leaf, Nissan News

Nissan LEAF

Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF has now been around for some time and entered Nissan into the EV marketing with aplomb. They have taken another step towards the mainstay of electric vehicles with the new generation Nissan LEAF with more range and comfort.

Read More

Next Nissan Z Spotted at Nürburgring, Maybe, Perhaps

Posted by on 21 Nov 2019 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan 370z, Nissan Concept, Nissan News

Nissan Z logo

Will Nissan Bring Out The 400Z?

Whether it’s the new Z or something else, Nissan certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest at the Nürburgring recently. The matt black and orange shell were that of the 370Z, albeit with six holes added to the front and some differences in the facia.

Read More