Fresh from being named the "Truck of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), the 2016 TITAN XD, with its Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel, makes an ideal, if unconventional, land speed record racer.
A mere five months ago, a single 2016 Nissan TITAN PRO-4X drew record attendance for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) “measuring session.” That same vehicle – a show truck from the TITAN global unveil in Detroit – has been re-imagined as the “Measured for Success” TITAN XD, built completely by SEMA members at the SEMA Garage.
Owning a car was once a kid's greatest aspiration. Having a driver's license confirmed adulthood, and driving symbolized freedom to go where you wanted to go, when you wanted to go there, and to do what you wanted to do. But the generation that went straight from the cradle to the Internet and on to an ever-expanding universe of mobile devices holds different values.
Crossover pioneer Nissan has revealed a new concept car that points to an innovative new future for the brand. Conceived by designers in Europe and Japan, the Nissan Gripz Concept blends the ability and practicality of a compact crossover with the excitement and performance of a sports car.
In 2008, Nissan and PlayStation® joined forces in Europe to create an experiment to see if a Gran Turismo® gamer could transfer their skills to become a real racing driver. Fast forward to 2015, and the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has attracted over five million entrants and become an established route into top-level motorsport. Its talented alumni continue to deliver race wins and podiums for Nissan in a variety of championships across the globe.