The Truth About Cars » Nissan Z http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Last Rides Premium Selects: “Naru” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-rides-premium-selects-naru/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-rides-premium-selects-naru/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:15:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1290769 I wonder how many of the Best and Brightest have been watching, waiting for this column to descend once again upon a subject automobile that has had a truly mystical device bestowed upon it by its creator. I’m talking about the equipment that blew the expression right off your neighbor’s face when showing off your […]

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I wonder how many of the Best and Brightest have been watching, waiting for this column to descend once again upon a subject automobile that has had a truly mystical device bestowed upon it by its creator. I’m talking about the equipment that blew the expression right off your neighbor’s face when showing off your […]

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Nissan, Please http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-please/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-please/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315146 Last fall, we had a typical-for-TTAC slap fight between Bark and Mark, centered around Nissan. I’ve been ruminating on this argument for months, but my conversation last week with NISMO chief Hiroshi Tamura — and seeing what Nissan chose to feature in New York — finally pushed me over the edge. As I walked through the […]

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Last fall, we had a typical-for-TTAC slap fight between Bark and Mark, centered around Nissan. I’ve been ruminating on this argument for months, but my conversation last week with NISMO chief Hiroshi Tamura — and seeing what Nissan chose to feature in New York — finally pushed me over the edge. As I walked through the […]

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No Fixed Abode: Grandma GT-R http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/no-fixed-abode-grandma-gt-r/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/no-fixed-abode-grandma-gt-r/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 18:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311122 Well, I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so, didn’t I? Eight years ago, when the R35 GT-R arrived on our shores, it was widely claimed and believed that Nissan would sell 5,000 GT-Rs a year in this country and that the GT-R would cast an effective halo on the […]

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Well, I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so, didn’t I? Eight years ago, when the R35 GT-R arrived on our shores, it was widely claimed and believed that Nissan would sell 5,000 GT-Rs a year in this country and that the GT-R would cast an effective halo on the […]

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Nissan IDx Will Be Produced, But What About The Z? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/nissan-idx-will-be-produced-but-what-about-the-z/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/nissan-idx-will-be-produced-but-what-about-the-z/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:16:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=700649 With Nissan product boss Andy Palmer confirming that the IDx concept car will go into production, the auto world is rejoicing over the prospect of another affordable sports car. But Palmer also let slip some interesting news about the next Z, which will also see a reduction in engine size. According to Autocar, the next […]

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With Nissan product boss Andy Palmer confirming that the IDx concept car will go into production, the auto world is rejoicing over the prospect of another affordable sports car. But Palmer also let slip some interesting news about the next Z, which will also see a reduction in engine size. According to Autocar, the next […]

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Generation Why: The Skyline Fades From The Rear-View Mirror http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/generation-why-the-skyline-fades-from-the-rear-view-mirror/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/generation-why-the-skyline-fades-from-the-rear-view-mirror/#comments Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:30:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=623201 It’s not just oil, water and other precious resources that we’re running out of here on planet earth. Apparently, we’re a little short on automotive nameplates too. If you believe the reports in industry trade pubs, we’ll eventually be overrun by obscure alphanumerics as the number of trademark-ready monikers gradually thins out. Scarcity isn’t the […]

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It’s not just oil, water and other precious resources that we’re running out of here on planet earth. Apparently, we’re a little short on automotive nameplates too. If you believe the reports in industry trade pubs, we’ll eventually be overrun by obscure alphanumerics as the number of trademark-ready monikers gradually thins out. Scarcity isn’t the […]

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Curbside Classic: The Revolutionary 1971 Datsun 240Z http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/curbside-classic-the-revolutionary-1971-datsun-240z/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/curbside-classic-the-revolutionary-1971-datsun-240z/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:25:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=343004 The Datsun 240 was as a true revolutionary, smashing the long-stagnant sports car market of the sixties into smithereens. It was long overdue too; folks were getting cranky for the messiah: a truly modern sporty two seater with four-wheel independent suspension, a zippy OHC six engine, dazzling styling, all served up at a reasonable price; […]

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The Datsun 240 was as a true revolutionary, smashing the long-stagnant sports car market of the sixties into smithereens. It was long overdue too; folks were getting cranky for the messiah: a truly modern sporty two seater with four-wheel independent suspension, a zippy OHC six engine, dazzling styling, all served up at a reasonable price; […]

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