Frankie’s Garage: NISMO 400R!

nismo400rThis legendary street/track ready car was available to play in the first Playstation Gran Turismo video game.  Only 44 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R NISMO 400Rs were produced, making this a very rare and special kind of automobile.  Carfection takes a ride in this Godzilla.

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Frankie’s Garage: NISMO Festival 2014

NISMO Festival 2014 was a roaring success with 35,000 fans at FuAnother year passes, and another NISMO Festival 2014 at Fuji Speedway takes place.  If you’re fan of Nissan cars and NISMO tuned rides, then this is the festival you need to go.  Here is the highlights from the event:

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Frankie’s Garage: My Wife Sharpie Doodled my Skyline GT-R!

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If you’re a Nissan Skyline GT-R purist, then is your WTF moment, or it could really be art … Sharpie doodle art!

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Stationed in Japan, Collen Kelton owned a 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR R33 and he was getting kinda bored with the factory gray color and decided to let his wife Allison draw on the bumper with a Sharpie marker.

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Frankie’s Garage: 30 Years of NISMO

nismo30Like many major car manufacturers who have their own in-house racing/tuning programs like AMG, the M Division, SVT, SRT, TRD, just to name a few, Nissan’s NISMO (Nissan Motorsports) celebrates 30 years.  This video by Nissan highlights NISMO – the past 30 years of amazing wins on the track and street legal tuned cars.

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Frankie’s Garage: NISMO Festival 2013

nismo festivalThis past November 2013 in the “Land of the Rising Sun” Japan, the NISMO Festival 2013 took place at Fuji Speedway.  Over 30,000 Nissan fans gathered at this annual special event.  NISMO TV recaps the festival with some amazing highlights and classic iconic Nissan rides.

Check out all the latest NISMO Nissan info @ YouTube – NISMO Channel.

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Frankie’s Garage: Nissan Skyline Artwork by Eizin Suzuki

nissanskyline001Nissan celebrated it’s 55th year of the iconic Skyline in 2012.  Nissan Japan teamed up with artist Eizin Suzuki to depict every generation of the Skyline with a cool scenic background.  The 12 wallpapers can be downloaded for your PC or smartphone for free on the 55th Anniversary website.

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