In partnership with the Kelly Racing V-8 Supercars team, Nissan will field four purpose-built Altimas in the 2013 V-8 championship. Look for plenty of speed and swagger to be unleashed next year when the series makes its first Stateside visit at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX.
2013 Nissan Pathfinder - Reviewed
Nissan's ubiquitous 3.5-liter V-6 replaces the previous 4.0-liter. At 260 horsepower and 240 lb.-ft. it sacrifices a bit of thrust, but it's hitched to a significantly lighter vehicle, so acceleration doesn't really suffer. Expect 0-to-60 mph to come up in the mid 7-second range. Read more here: http://bit.ly/T0YwCI
Surviving HOT ROD Drag Week! - Roadkill Episode 9
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD's David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan hit the road with 500 of their friends for Drag Week. It's the most brutal test anywhere of real drag-racing, street-driven cars, as the competitors hit the road for 1,400 miles to race five times at four different drag strips in five days in a battle to post the lowest average elapsed time at the end of the week. The winner is crowned the HOT ROD Fastest Street Car in America.
It's long days and short nights but that's nothing new for the Roadkill guys! We know THEY will survive, but will the competitors?
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End of V8 Supercar Era - Introduction of COTF
The 2012 Sydney Telstra 500 signalled the end of the first era of V8 Supercars, which started way back at the 1992 Sandown 500. With the end of the current regulations, new cars are to be introduced for 2013.
And here they are...
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2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar
Nissan Australia Unveils 2013 Altima V8 Supercar
Nissan unveiled a very special Altima at a launch event in Melbourne on Tuesday as the automaker prepares for entry in Australia´s V8 Supercars Championship next season.