After participating in select Pirelli World Challenge races last year, the decision for Skullcandy Team Nissan by CA Sport to join the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series full-time was not taken lightly. Now that the decision has been made, all the ingredients are in place for an exciting season. Skullcandy Team Nissan by CA Sport will field two teams this year in the Pirelli World Challenge in both GTS and Touring Car classes.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today awarded the 2015 Nissan Sentra a “Top Safety Pick” vehicle safety rating. The Institute’s “Top Safety Pick” award recognizes passenger vehicles that excel in protecting passengers in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests and also achieve a “Good” or “Acceptable” rating in the small overlap frontal test. The 2015 Sentra scored “Good” in all five of the “Top Safety Pick” categories.
Nissan brand moved up five positions and achieved an above industry average ranking for vehicle dependability according to the 2015 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. In this year’s J.D. Power study of model year 2012 vehicles, Nissan jumped to 13th among brands with 128 problems per hundred vehicles (PPH). Nissan recorded 19 fewer PPH than the industry average of 147.
Nissan’s best-selling Altima drove back into the headlines again when earlier this month Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com named the 2015 model one of the “10 Best Sedans Under $25,000.” KBB.com editors selected the Altima due to its standout fuel economy, notably comfortable front seats and “cool” Easy Fill Tire Alert system, among other features.
To be unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Sway is a glimpse at how a future generation of small Nissan models could look if the company's striking new design language was applied to a European hatchback.
The GT-R LM NISMO, which will take on the best in the world in the race to glory at the Le Mans 24 Hours later this summer, was created by a team of carefully selected experts in Japan, the United States and Europe. In this exclusive video, NISMO athlete Jann Mardenborough tests the GT-R LM NISMO at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.