Most Watched Videos of the Week: February 9 – 16, 2014

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This past week, AutoGuide readers crowded to watch our new epic YouTube trailer, while car shoppers wanted to take a closer look at the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and the Nissan Micra sub-compact, which will at the very least, be heading to the Canadian market. Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here. Continue Reading...

Nissan Invitation Concept Is a Better Versa: Geneva Motor Show Preview

Nissan Invitation Concept Is a Better Versa: Geneva Motor Show Preview
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Nissan announced today that it will be revealing a new B-segment concept car called the Invitation at next month’s Geneva Auto Show. The little car that slips between Nissan’s Micra and Juke vehicles in the European market is aimed to attain the company’s Pure Drive badge for efficiency with 100g/km CO2 emission. What isn’t clear… Continue Reading...

Nissan Micra Gets Nismo Touch: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

Nissan Micra Gets Nismo Touch: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Nismo is hard at work building concept cars to show off. Their latest endeavor is a souped up version of Nissan‘s baby car, the Micra, set to debut at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. Nissan is no stranger to franken-cars, one of the most notable in recently memory was the Juke-R, a twisted combination of… Continue Reading...

Nissan Australia Under Fire After Awarding Micra to Facebook Manager’s BFF

Nissan Australia Under Fire After Awarding Micra to Facebook Manager’s BFF
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Nissan Australia is fighting a public relations backlash after it was announced that the winner of a Facebook contest it held turned out to be best friends with a staffer managing the site. Far more than just a free t-shirt or a mug, the winner received a shiny new Nissan Micra, and a $1,250 gift… Continue Reading...

Nissan Micra Coming to America?

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Nissan Micra Coming to America?
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Is the Nissan Micra headed to American shores? That’s certainly one conclusion that can be drawn from recent comments made by Ken Davis, president of the Eaton Superchargers vehicle group. In a recent interview with Automotive News, Davis let slip that Nissan will launch one or more supercharged models in the U.S. The comments came… Continue Reading...

Nissan Compact Sport Concept Previews Turbocharged Hot Hatch

Nissan Compact Sport Concept Previews Turbocharged Hot Hatch
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Looking to expand interest in its brand in China, Nissan held the World premiere of the Compact Sport Concept at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show. This three-door hatchback concept has a turbo-charged 1.6-liter engine, which produces 190-hp. Couple that with a CVT gearbox with paddle-shifters for its six-speeds and this would be a pocket rocket…. Continue Reading...

Nissan May Add Two New Small Cars to U.S. Lineup

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Nissan May Add Two New Small Cars to U.S. Lineup
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Small cars are becoming more attractive in North America as gas prices continue to skyrocket, and Nissan is making plans to meet demand. According to a recent report, the Japanese automaker will add two new models to its production facilities in Mexico. Designed for sale in the Americas region, this could include the United States…. Continue Reading...

Smart Preparing For Two New Vehicles In The Near Future

Smart Preparing For Two New Vehicles In The Near Future
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Although the Smart ForTwo hasn’t been warmly received by American buyers, there is hope for the quirky maker of diminutive city cars, as parent company Daimler is backing the brand with new products and utilizing their alliance with Renault-Nissan to give the lineup a boost. A Smart representative confirmed that a four seat model will arrive sometime in the… Continue Reading...

Smart to Sell Small Nissan Model in the U.S. Next Year: The Smart forfive

Smart to Sell Small Nissan Model in the U.S. Next Year: The Smart forfive
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Struggling with diminished sales, Daimler’s Smart Car division will expand its lineup in the U.S. with a new Nissan-made small car. The subcompact five-door will be powered by a gasoline engine and go on sale late next year. As a B-segment car, this subcompact fits in a class with models like the Honda Fit, Ford… Continue Reading...

2011 Nissan Micra Spotted In Canada

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2011 Nissan Micra Spotted In Canada
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Before small car fans get their hopes up, we’re sorry to tell you that this 2011 Nissan Micra has no chance of coming to North America. Not for the foreseeable future at least. It turns out that Nissan was filming a commercial for the UK Market Micra in Toronto, but had the unfortunate coincidence of… Continue Reading...

Nissan Micra Could Get Dual-Clutch Gearbox

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Nissan Micra Could Get Dual-Clutch Gearbox
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The upcoming Nissan Micra could be equipped with a dual-clutch gearbox later in its production cycle. According to a report by AutoExpress, a source inside Nissan parent company Renault has confirmed that a new dual-clutch gearbox currently offered in the Megane could eventually make its way into the Renault Laguna and Clio models. And here’s… Continue Reading...