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Skyline, Fairlady, Silvia—these words call to mind some of the best JDM offerings, and they all come from Nissan, Japan's second largest automaker today.

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Founded:
26 December 1933
Founder:
Masujiro Hashimoto, Kenjiro Den, Rokuro Aoyama, Meitaro Takeuchi, Yoshisuke Aikawa, William R. Gorham
Headquarters:
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Current CEO:
Makoto Uchida
Divisions:
Nismo
Total Vehicles Sold In 2022:
4 Million
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Why The Nissan Titan XD Cummins Diesel Flopped

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The Fast and the Furious movies introduced America to Japan’s high-octane car culture. Twenty years on, the car that made it all happen is for sale.

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This Is The Dream Nissan Skyline GT-R R33, Straight From The Nismo Omori Factory

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This 2024 Datsun 240Z Concept Is How Nissan Should Have Revived The New Z

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Nissan has taken the covers off the R32 GT-R that it is set to turn into an all-electric "Godzilla", which is set to be quite controversial.

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The popular YouTuber tears down a tree with a Smart Car and then ice drifts in a Nissan 350Z in his latest video.

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Javier and Andre of That Racing Channel walk us through the set-up that makes a crazy-fast JDM car even more powerful.

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A new HotCars exclusive render maintains the essence of the original 240Z while taking inspiration from the modern Nissan Z.

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Why The Nissan R33 Skyline GT-R LM Is The World’s Rarest Godzilla

Nissan has made many exceptional cars throughout the years. However, not many know about the existence of the Nissan Skyline GT-R LM Road Car.

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Why The R33 GT-R Is An Underappreciated JDM Of The Nissan Skyline Family

The R33 GT-R is the middle child of the Nissan Skyline family and is really an underappreciated JDM gem.

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James from The Stradman YouTube channel details his love-hate relationship with the new Nissan sports car and addresses a few of the issues.

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The VR38DETT engine is the R35 GT-R proved to be a supercar killer for a fraction of the cost. Here's why it's one of the best engines of all time.

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The Datsun 240Z showed the world that Nissan and Japan meant business, as it introduced a fast and reliable sports car to the Western world.

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Plenty of cheaper cars can give you enough power to beat the Nissan GT-R, one of the quickest cars on the market today.

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