Another Win For Nissan GT-R At The Simola Hillclimb

Posted by on 16 May 2019 under General, Nissan GT-R, Nissan News

Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R

It was another successful year at the 2019 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb as the Nissan GT-R proved, once again, its prowess winning the Modified Saloon and Supercar Categories. The competition has been running for 10 years and Nissan has dominated proceedings for the last three years and claiming King of the Hill seven times.


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Nissan Simulates Sunlight To Develop Top Quality Paint

Posted by on 06 May 2019 under General, Nissan News

How Nissan engineers prevent sun damage without the sun

How Nissan engineers prevent sun damage without the sun

Today, car makers like Nissan perform a vast amount of behind-the-scenes tests before making a final decision. This applies to everything from seat fabrics and interior finishing to the best possible exterior paint. These tests are especially important for the latter as bad paint can result in all sorts of problems like rust which is never a good thing.

It’s a fact that the sun makes life possible on Earth but this life-giving force also damages your car’s exterior paint. The sun’s rays are directly responsible for destroying a vehicle’s paint especially after years of exposure and even more so in certain parts of the world. Southern California is just one example as Cape Town and a few cities across Australia are also among this list.


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Did The Nissan Micra Deserve Car Of The Year Nomination?

Posted by on 29 Apr 2019 under General, Nissan Micra

2019 Nissan Micra

2019 Nissan Micra

The new Nissan Micra has blossomed into much more than just a small city car into a premium hatchback. It’s now a serious competitor to the likes of Volkswagen’s Polo and nothing says that more than being a finalist in the 2019 South African Car of the Year. This is a true testament to Nissan’s continued efforts to transform the little Micra over the years into a real contender.


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Nissan Bakkies Making A Difference Around The World

Posted by on 22 Mar 2019 under General, Nissan Navara, Nissan News, Nissan Titan

Nissan's Habitat For Humanity Bakkie

One Of Nissan’s Habitat For Humanity Bakkies

Nissan has partnered with the housing organisation, Habitat for Humanity, to create the Ultimate Work Titan concept bakkie. Based on a ‘Nissan Titan XD Diesel Crew Cab’, this concept vehicle is more than capable of taking on any off-road setting. More to the point, Nissan and Habitat for Humanity combined forces and made a mobile office for construction work.


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Rabada And Pollock Named Brand Ambassadors for Nissan

Posted by on 05 Mar 2019 under General, Nissan News

Nissan Brand Ambassadors

Nissan Brand Ambassadors: Rabada & Pollock

Nissan is proud to announce that the current number one test bowler Kagiso Rabada has been named as brand ambassador for Nissan for the third year running alongside a sporting legend and former South African cricket captain Shaun Pollock. This move has cemented Nissan’s association as a sponsor with the ICC (International Cricket Council).


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The Future Of Autonomous Taxis Likely To Include Nissan

Posted by on 04 Mar 2019 under General, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News

Nissan Logo

Nissan To Partner With Waymo

A recent Nikkei report states that Google’s self-driving car company, Waymo is about to close a deal with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance for bringing autonomous taxis to Japan’s busy streets. While Japan has strict limitations on ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, taxi numbers are growing and a very popular mode of transport in Tokyo and other Japanese cities.


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What You Should Know Before Shopping For Your First Car

Posted by on 14 Feb 2019 under General

Getting Keys

First Time Buying A Car Tips

Shopping for your first car is exhilarating. Whether you are buying a new or used car, or trading in your current vehicle for a newer model, there is something quite thrilling about making your first auto purchase. You are, quite literally, in the driver’s seat, after all. However, as any seasoned vehicle owner will tell you, there are quite a few things to bear in mind before you sign on the dotted line. This includes:


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Nissan Juke Adventure Concept Tears Up The Tracks

Posted by on 22 Jan 2019 under General, Nissan 370z, Nissan Concept, Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke Adventure Concept

Nissan Juke Adventure Concept

While we don’t see snow in South Africa to the extent that requires a car with tank-like tracks, this Nissan Juke is too good not to write about. It appears to be a mix between a car, a snowmobile and the Mars rover but with epic styling. Based on looks alone, who wouldn’t want to give it a try?


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Nissan Kicks: The Official Car Of The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Posted by on 08 Jan 2019 under General, Nissan Kicks, Nissan News

Nissan Kicks

The Nissan Kicks

Excitement is rife in anticipation for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales between 30 May and 14 July. What better way to celebrate than with the all-new Nissan Kicks. The compact SUV will soon be launched in India and has been named the official car for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.


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Experts Share Their Road Safety Tips

Posted by on 02 Jan 2019 under General

Person Putting on Safety Belt

Important Road Safety Tips

With 2019 upon us, South Africans are biting at the bit to make their way home from their favourite holiday destinations around our gorgeous coastline – be it that they went into the bushveld to escape the bustle, or simply from one town to the next to spend some time with family and friends. Whatever the case may be, one thing is for sure – there are lots of trips being taken and our roads are busy.


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