Nissan is one of the most innovative car companies in the world, and that innovation is on display in the range of concept cars that it creates.   From the treasure trove of Nissan’s Concept Car archive http://nissannews.com/en-US/nissan/usa/pages/us-nissan-concept-cars we bring you the top 5 most Awesome Nissan Concept cars.  

Since its launch in Australia in 2013, the Nissan Pulsar has been regarded as a no-nonsense family hatchback catering to those who want a fuss-free, straightforward car.  Though there are other models from different automakers in this class, the Pulsar is known for its efficiency and ability to get the job done. With a more sporty rather than a luxury focus, the Pulsar is Nissan’s flagship in the three-tiered small vehicle family. Whether for personal or group use, it’s known for giving a...

Things just got a lot more interesting in the auto industry this week, as Renault-Nissan finalizes its stake in Mitsubishi Motors.  Nissan is currently the fourth largest automaker in the world in terms of sales, behind the Volkswagen Group, Toyota, and General Motors, all of which sell more than nine million cars per year. The carmaker’s stake in Mitsubishi will now officially add them to the roster of the big three, as it adds about one million car sales into their portfolio annually....

Nissan has officially launched its new and upgraded 2017 GT-R Nismo in Nurburgring, Germany --- the same place where it was developed.  There is a slight bit of bad news,  as this new GT-R Nismo model sticks up to just 441kW or 600hp. The good news is that even though this might not be Nissan’s most powerful GT-R, the Nismo will finally be available to the Australian market.  The new GT-R Nismo brings all of the MY17 GT-R’s enhanced visual upgrades, which include a sharper front...

Sustainable and clean energy is one of the things that is seen to drive progress in the future, and Nissan is one of the companies who is working towards building zero-emission cities.  This dream might be far-off reality, but Nissan’s newly-launched energy storage system xStorage is already a good start. The xStorage is Nissan’s first foray into the residential energy market.  Similar to Mercedes’ residential battery and Tesla’s Powerwall, the idea behind the system is to help...

Nissan GT-R is again set to join this year’s edition of the annual Jaguar Simola Hill Climb. Now on it’s seventh year, the yearly event draws car enthusiasts from all over the world, and will be held in Knysna, which is in South Africa from May 6 to 8.  Already crowd favourites, Nissan will be sending two GT-Rs for this year’s climb, both of which will be showcasing the car model’s top-of-the-line engine and performance, with one of the cars aptly named “Godzilla”.  Godzilla is...

Nissan has recently released two teaser images for their new crossover SUV model --- the Nissan Kicks. The new model is expected to be available for sale across Latin America by late this year. Nissan is one of the major sponsors of this year’s Olympic Games, and as part of its promotions, the car will be showcased all around Brazil.  While a global launch has been promised there is no news of an Australian debut at this point. It’s also unsure whether the Kicks should be viewed as a...

Japanese auto makers Nissan and Toyota are rumored to be working together on creating more advanced versions of intelligent maps for cars. In a report by Nikei daily, the plan is to integrate driving data collected by both carmakers and use this for the development of smart maps for cars. It will be a partnership between Nissan, Toyota, the Japanese government and map-making companies to develop the electronic maps which will reportedly be rolled out by 2018.  As more and more smart cars...

Nissan teased earlier this week that their GT-R Nismo has set a new world record for an undisclosed event that got car enthusiasts and Nissan fans buzzing as to what the new record could be.  After days of speculation, Nissan finally announced that its GT-R Nismo has set the Guiness World Record for being the fastest drift car ever. The record was set at Fujairah International Airport located in United Arab Emirates by Japanese drift champion Masato Kawabata.  Kawabata broke the...

The electric car market is increasingly gaining a foothold in the auto industry, with Nissan’s Leaf hatchback one of the best-selling EVs in the market.  Now that Nissan’s Leaf model has proven to be successful, the auto-maker is now looking into building crossover and sports car models to add to their EV portfolio. According to Nissan’s senior vice president Shiro Nakamura,  “We don’t want to limit our EVs just to the Leaf. We’re the leading EV manufacturer, but I don’t think we...