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 |  Jul 02 2014, 3:06 PM

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Lamborghini’s current range topping supercar, the Aventador, is about to enter its fourth year on the market in 2015, and the brand is planning a new more powerful SuperVeloce model. 

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 |  Sep 01 2011, 2:47 PM

Nissan North America has recently announced U.S pricing for the 2012 Armada SUV and 2012 Titan full-size pickup. The Armada will be offered in three models including the SV, SL and Platinum trim levels. Each models is offered with either a two-wheel or four-wheel drive setup, and a 317-hp 5.6-liter V8 engine. The engine will be mated to a five-speed automatic transmission, and a Brilliant Silver has been added as a new exterior colour choice for the 2012 model year.

Pricing for the 2012 Nissan Armada are as follows:

4×2 SV $38,490

4×2 SL $43,940

4×2 Platinum $51,050

4×4 SV $44,090

4×4 SL $46,840

4×4 Plainum $53,950

The 2012 Titan is offered in King Cab and Crew Cab  body styles with in either a 4×4 or 4×2 configuration, along with two wheelbases and three bed lengths. The Titan is equipped with a 317-hp 5.6-liter DOHC V8 mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. The maximum towing capacity for the King Cab is 9,500 pounds and the Crew Cab can tow 9,400. The Titan is offered in S, SV, Pro-4x and SL trim levels as well as the all-new SV Sport Appearance Package.

Pricing for the 2012 Nissan Titan King Cab are as follows:

S King Cab 4×2 $27,410

SV King Cab 4×2 $29,410

S King Cab 4×4 $30,260

SV King Cab 4×4 $32,260

Pro-4x King Cab 4×4 $35,140

Pricing for the 2012 Nissan Titan Crew Cab are as follows:

S Crew Cab 4×2 $29,960

SV Crew Cab 4×2 $31,610

SV Crew Cab 4×2 LWB $32,060

SL Crew Cab 4×2 $37,510

S Crew Cab 4×4 $32,810

SV Crew Cab 4×2 $34,460

SV Crew Cab 4×4 LWB $34,940

Pro-4x Crew Cab 4×4 $37,340

SL Crew Cab 4×4 $40,210

 

 |  Aug 31 2011, 4:45 PM

Nissan North America has recently confirmed U.S pricing for the 2012 Maxima. The Maxima is being offered as either the 3.5 S or 3.5 SV model. The 2012 Maxima 3.5 S has been priced at $31,750 and the SV model has been priced at $34,450. Pricing has not increased for the 2012 model year despite a number of significant enhancements.

For 2012, the exterior has been refreshed including a new front grill design, new rear combination lights and new 18-inch and 19-inch aluminum-alloy rims. The interior features a new meter cluster illumination colour (white), new Dark Piano-hairline trim, a new Atlantic Cherry wood tone trim, a new metallic-finish trim, and a new Cafe Latte interior colour. The audio display has also been updated as well as new exterior colours including Java Metallic and Dark Slate.

A new special Limited Edition Package is also being offered on the 3.5 S model. The package includes: smoked appearance headlights, High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights, a compass in the rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum-alloy Dark Hyper Silver finish rims, a rear spoiler, dark satin chrome front grille, fog lights, outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and metallic trim. This package has been priced at $710. Both models come equipped with a 290-hp 3.5-liter V6 mated to an Xtronic CVT transmission.

 |  Aug 05 2011, 2:00 PM

Nissan’s CEO, Carlos Ghosn reported back in late July that ”with more than 10,100 electric Nissan Leaf vehicles already sold worldwide” the Japanese automaker is “clearly the global leader in zero emission mobility” but, these numbers were never verified.

However, it has now been confirmed that Nissan has officially topped the 10,000-unit milestone globally. Nissan spokeswoman Katherine Zachary said the sales of the Leaf, “crossed the 10,000 mark a couple weeks ago.” The exact number is not known due to the Nissan’s “summer holiday” shutdown in Japan.

The Nissan Leaf will retail for $35,200 in the SV trim and $37,250 for the SL trim. The annual cost of running the Leaf on electric power is expected to cost as little as just $561. Furthermore, the Leaf returns a very impressive 99-mpg on average. That means the electric car returns 106-mpg city and 92-mpg listing for highway driving.

[Source: Autoblog Green]