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Wait, So The Nissan GT-R Has One Of The Best Resale Values?

Every year our friends at iSeeCars.com take a fresh look at pre-owned sales data to determine what cars hold their value the best, and which ones depreciate hard. This year’s list has your predictable winners like Jeep Wranglers and Toyota Trucks, but you may be surprised to see the GT-R hold value so well.Read more… […]

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An Early Nissan R35 GT-R Is Still Terrifyingly Fast; Bends Space-Time

When the Nissan R35 GT-R came out in 2007, it ate Porsches for breakfast. It quickly established itself as nothing short of a missile on four wheels and with a sub-$80,000 price tag, it was the ultimate bang-for-your-buck deal of the century. It’s time for a little revisit of the first version of the R35.Read […]

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Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potential price…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition Will Get a $9,000 Price Premium and This Nice Blue Color

The Nissan 370Z and GT-R have gotten more special-edition paint jobs lately than your lavish aunt’s nails, perhaps as a distraction from how old they are. One of the latest is a 50th-anniversary GT-R, which, in the UK, will get a paint color plucked from retirement for a mere $9,000 over the regular price.Read more… […]

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The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared

There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, California. While attending university, he also started working with one…Read more… […]

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Race Team Debuts Nissan GT-R Hillclimb Car With 1,600 HP, Wings Bigger Than the World Has Ever Known

They say the only things with bigger wings than this 1,600-horsepower Nissan GT-R race car exist solely in angelic texts. They say, even, that the wings on the GT-R could be bigger. The estimates vary. (“They, as in whom?” you might ask. No idea. Ask someone who uses that phrase as anything other than a […]

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The 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo Is Getting Some Carbon Parts and A Hotter Track Edition

The Nissan GT-R has been continuously evolving for over a decade since the R35-generation debuted in 2007. It seems every year comes with a few new tweaks and updates to keep people coming back for more. This year, the tweaks put the NISMO version on a diet and give the Track edition more power.Read more… […]

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Nissan Is Making Parts Again for the R34 Skyline You Totally Own in America Legally (*Wink, Wink*)

Not a cop here, but just checking up on that R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R that you totally have here in America legally. I know you’ve got it because every time there’s a car show, I see it without asking questions or whatever, and I just want to know how it’s doing. Because if it needs […]

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Nissan GT-R Driver Killed After Concrete Chunk ‘Likely’ Thrown From Nashville Bridge Crashes Through His Windshield

Tennessee resident Joe C. Shelton Jr. was driving a Nissan GT-R supercar to work Tuesday morning when a chunk of concrete came through his windshield, hit him in the face and sent his car crashing into a pickup and guardrail, killing him, Nashville police said in a statement later in the day. He was 54 […]

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You Can Buy a New $50,000 R34 GT-R Engine From Nissan’s Holy Grail Of Factories

Even Nissan employees talk about visiting the home of Nismo, the Omori factory near Yokohama, like making a pilgrimage. Getting to go is a great privilege, and now I have a better idea why. You can turn up, plunk down $51,000 and buy a brand new RB26 engine out of the legendary R34 Skyline GT-R. […]

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