We know the 2023 Nissan Leaf S comes equipped with a 40-kWh lithium-ion battery as well as a 110-kW electric motor making 147 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque, but is it enough to take on a fighter jet? Nissan wanted to find out so they pit the EV against the jet in an extreme drag racing showdown.
This rare 1998 Nissan Skyline GT-R Autech 40th Anniversary Sedan was created to celebrate the model’s 40th anniversary and made its debut at the 1997 Tokyo Motor Show. Power comes from a twin-turbocharged 2.6L RB26DETT straight-6 engine making 276 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Can a tuned Toyota Supra beat a heavily modified Nissan Silvia S15 in a drag racing showdown? CarWow wanted to find out and both vehicles are definitely not pushovers in any kind of race. Starting off, the Toyota Supra’s 3.0L inline-six engine has been fitted with a new turbocharger, downpipes and an exhaust system. When those are combined with an ECU tune, it makes 600 hp.
This ultra rare 1999 R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec in Midnight Purple II with 95,400 miles on the odometer has reached $120,000 at auction and it could be yours for the right price. It has been imported into the US with a ‘Show and Display’ title, which means that you can legally drive it on the road without needing to wait for the 25 Year Rule to pass.
It’s not everyday that you see a custom off-road Nissan 350Z, much less one riding on 30-inch tires and a lifted suspension. The real star of the show is its VQ37VHR 3.7L V6 engine making 328 hp and 276 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission.