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Category Archives: Nissan

Infiniti Q60 – The Future is Now


It’s the end of the year, so what better time to think about the future or more specifically the future of the coupe. The coupe is a dying breed. So … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Whats Wrong With: Nissan


  There was a time when the name Nissan (or Datsun before it) stood for performance and attitude. Even as far back as the late ’70s it was known for … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

1980 – 1984 Datsun 200-SX: Giving Voice to The Future


You never forget your first one. A Car that is. My first one was a well-worn Honda Civic 1300. While it was a great car, it was not the kind that … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

1986-1988 Nissan Sentra Sports Coupe: The Look of Performance


I never owned a car during much of the time that I was in college, so as graduation time approached, I daydreamed about what my first car might be. It … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

2014 Datsun GO: Trading Nostalgia for Access


It’s been a few months since the announcement was officially made about the return of the beloved Datsun brand by Nissan. Unfortunately, for all those people in more evolved markets … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

2002–2005 Infiniti G35 Coupe: Slaying the Dragon


When you’re out front everybody’s trying to get a piece of you. That’s been the case in the highly competitive lower end of the premium sport compact market. The dominant … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

1999-2002 Nissan Skyline R34: King of the Monsters


Where Japanese sports cars are concerned; none is as famous as the Nissan Skyline. The Skyline goes back to the 50’s, but the modern high-tech cars we came to recognize as … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

1965-1968 Nissan Silvia: Uber Style Meets Zen Efficiency


When Japan was rebuilding its industry after World War II, many of its car builders made bike-cart like contraptions that were best suited for slow-moving high density traffic. As Japan’s economy … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

2010-2013 Nissan Juke: Funky + Functionality


What is it? The question comes to mind when you see the funky looking Nissan Juke for the first time in person. Its compact dimensions give it toy-like accessibility, yet the … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

1984-1988 Nissan 300ZX: A Stepping Stone to Greatness


When talking about Nissan’s Z car, the third generation or “z31” cars often get little love.  Before it, the light and lean 240Z and stole the world’s automotive heart. During the … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 2 Comments