What is Nissan NISMO?

What is Nissan NISMO?

Nissan NISMO is a brand that stands for ultimate performance. NISMO is short for Nissan Motorsports and is known for testing and producing different automotive technologies and designs in the most unforgiving, proving ground: the race track. Nissan makes three models under the NISMO brand that offer a thrilling and authentic racing car driving experience. 


The Nissan GT-R NISMO is a sports car powered by a NISMO-tuned 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 engine churning out 600 horsepower and 481. lb-ft. of torque, mated with a dual-clutch six-speed transmission. The GT-R NISMO comes with a wide array of comfort features like an eight-inch touch screen display, voice recognition for navigation and audio and a Bluetooth® hands-free phone system. For entertainment, the GT-R NISMO is equipped with a Bose Audio system with 11 speakers, including two subwoofers. 

You also get two USB ports, streaming audio via Bluetooth® wireless technology and speed-sensitive volume control. The cabin features NISMO Recaro® leather-appointed front seats with synthetic suede inserts, heated front seats and soft-touch material inside the cabin that gives it a luxurious feel. GT-R NISMO comes with a wide array of driver-assist safety technologies. They include the Nissan Advanced Airbag system that includes dual-stage front supplemental airbags and side-impact airbags for front and rear passengers. 


Powered by a 350-horsepower, 3.7-liter V6 engine, the two-door 370Z NISMO coupe can go from 0 to 60 mph in a mere five seconds. The V6 engine mated with a six-speed manual transmission offers a fuel economy of 17 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway. The interior of the NISMO 370Z coupe is lined up with luxurious material. The seats are covered with NISMO Recaro® leather while the steering wheel and the gear shift knob are also covered with premium leather. 

The car comes with comfort features like automatic climate control system, Bose Premium audio with eight speakers, and audio auxiliary input jacks to connect your media devices. The standard safety includes dual-stage airbags for front occupants and side curtain airbags for front and rear seat occupants. Other safety features are a tire pressure monitoring system and vehicle dynamic control with a traction control system. 

Sentra NISMO

The Sentra NISMO is a four-door sedan with a passenger capacity of five. The Sentra NISMO features a 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 188 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque mated with Xtronic CVT® with Manual Shift Mode. The car offers fuel economy of 29 MPG city/37MPG highway. The seats are covered with synthetic suede and the steering wheel and gear shift knob are also covered with premium leather. 

Other comfort features are hands-free text messaging assistant, Bluetooth® hands-free phone system, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The sedan comes with standard safety features like the Nissan Advanced Airbag system, a tire pressure monitoring system with easy-fill tire alert and vehicle dynamic control with a traction control system. 

The NISMO road cars offer ultimate road performance that gives you a feeling of driving a Formula 1 car on the road. If you are a sports car fan, the NISMO cars are your best option.