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Albrecht Graf von Schlitz genannt von Goertz von Wrisberg (en: Count Albrecht von Goertz, widely known as Albrecht Goertz) (12 January 1914 – 27 October 2006) was a German industrial designer who designed cars for BMW including the BMW 503 and BMW 507.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
An anti-roll bar (roll bar, anti-sway bar, sway bar, stabilizer bar) is a part of many automobile suspensions that helps reduce the body roll of a vehicle during fast cornering or over road irregularities.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
is a company focused on tuning and converting Nissan cars.
An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.
Autoweek is a car culture publication based in Detroit, Michigan.
A ball is a round object (usually spherical but sometimes ovoid) with various uses.
A ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the bearing races.
A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The annual Car of the Year Japan award, also known as Japan Car of the Year (or JCOTY), is given to newly released, or redesigned vehicles released to the Japanese car buying market from November 1 of the previous year, to October 31 of the current, and each award spans two calendar years.
A car platform is a shared set of common design, engineering, and production efforts, as well as major components over a number of outwardly distinct models and even types of cars, often from different, but related marques.
A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura after the Japanese (桜 or 櫻; さくら).
The static compression ratio of an internal combustion engine or external combustion engine is a value that represents the ratio of the volume of its combustion chamber from its largest capacity to its smallest capacity.
A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.
A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.
The Datsun 510 was a series of the Datsun Bluebird sold from 1968 to 1973, and offered outside the U.S. and Canada as the Datsun 1600.
The Datsun Sports (called Datsun Fairlady in the Japanese and Australian markets), was a series of roadsters produced by Nissan in the 1960s.
Drifting is a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, with loss of traction in the rear wheels or all tires, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of a corner.
Dual Ignition is a system for spark-ignition engines, whereby critical ignition components, such as spark plugs and magnetos, are duplicated.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The term export means sending of goods or services produced in one country to another country.
A fastback is an automotive styling feature where the rear of the car has a single slope from the roof to the rear bumper.
The Ferrari 456 and 456M (Type F116) are front-engined grand tourers which were produced by Ferrari from 1992 to 2003.
In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.
Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.
Garrett AiResearch was a manufacturer of turboprop engines and turbochargers, and a pioneer in numerous aerospace technologies.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
Grey import vehicles are new or used motor vehicles and motorcycles legally imported from another country through channels other than the maker's official distribution system.
In car design, ground effect is a series of aerodynamic effects which have been exploited to create downforce, particularly in racing cars.
Group B was a set of regulations introduced in 1982 for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rallying regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
A head-up display or heads-up display, also known as a HUD, is any transparent display that presents data without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoints.
is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
is a publicly traded company headquartered in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan specializing in the production and sales of aftermarket and accessory automotive parts and components.
In motorsports, homologation is the approval process through which a vehicle, a race track, or a standardised part is required to go for certification to race in a given league or series.
The Honda Integra (sold in some markets as Acura Integra and Rover 416i) is an automobile produced by Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda from 1985 to 2006.
The Honda NSX, marketed in North America as the Acura NSX, is a two-seat, mid-engine sports car manufactured by Honda/Acura.
The Honda Prelude is a sports coupé which was produced by Japanese car manufacturer Honda from 1978 until 2001.
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
, formerly known as, is a Japanese company which produces ships, aircraft engines, turbochargers for automobiles, industrial machines, power station boilers and other facilities, suspension bridges and other transport-related machinery.
Independent suspension is a broad term for any automobile suspension system that allows each wheel on the same axle to move vertically (i.e. reacting to a bump in the road) independently of the others.
The Infiniti G-series is a line of compact executive/entry-level luxury sports car produced by the Infiniti division of Nissan for the 1991–1996 and 1999–present model years.
is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno.
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
An intercooler is any mechanical device used to cool a fluid, including liquids or gases, between stages of a multi-stage compression process, typically a heat exchanger that removes waste heat in a gas compressor.
The Isuzu 117 Coupé is a compact Gran Turismo type 2-door fastback coupé which was produced by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Isuzu between 1968 and 1981.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
The is the official currency of Japan.
The Jatco 3N71 transmission was the first 3-speed automatic transmission from Nissan.
The 4N71 was a 4-speed automatic transmission from Nissan Motors.
is a town located in Miyako District, Fukuoka Prefecture, on the Japanese home island of Kyushu, which is one of the four main islands.
A leaf spring is a simple form of spring commonly used for the suspension in wheeled vehicles.
A limited-slip differential (LSD) is a type of differential that allows its two output shafts to rotate at different speeds but limits the maximum difference between the two shafts.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
Mark Stephen Skaife (born 3 April 1967 in Gosford, New South Wales) is a retired Australian motor racing driver.
The Mazda Capella is a mid-size car that was manufactured by Mazda from 1970 to 2002.
The Mazda MX-6 is a front-wheel drive sport coupé that was produced by Mazda between 1987 and 1997.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a sport compact car that was produced by Mitsubishi in four generations between 1989 and 2011.
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, also known as a Lan Evo or just Evo, is a sports sedan based on the Lancer that was manufactured by Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors from 1992 until 2016.
The Mitsuoka Le-Seyde was a limited produced car, based on the Nissan Silvia S13.
MOMO Srl is a design company headquartered in Milan, Italy that makes accessories and parts for automobiles.
Nissan Variable Timing control (VTC unlike the title of this article suggests) or Nissan Valve Timing Control System (commonly known as N-VTC, VTC, NVCS or NVTCS) is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Nissan.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
The Nissan 180SX is a fastback automobile that was produced by Nissan Motors between 1988 and 1998.
The Nissan 200SX (originally Datsun 200SX until the early 1980s) is an automobile nameplate that has been used on various export specification Nissan automobiles between 1975 and 2002.
The 240SX is a sports car that was introduced to the North American market by Nissan in 1988 for the following model year.
The Nissan 350Z (known as Nissan Fairlady Z in Japan) is a two-door, two-seater sports car that was manufactured by Nissan Motors from 2002 to 2009 and marks the fifth generation of Nissan's Z-car line.
The Nissan Bluebird is a compact car with a model name introduced in 1957.
The CA engine is a 1.6 L to 2.0 L Inline-4 piston engine from Nissan designed for a variety of smaller Nissan vehicles to replace the Z engine and some smaller, four-cylinder L series engines.
The Nissan Cefiro is a luxury car that was produced by the Japanese automobile manufacture Nissan Motors.
The Nissan FJ series engine was a straight-4 DOHC 2- or 2.4 L internal combustion engine produced by Nissan in the 1980s, in 2.4 L guise as a rally motor for the 240RS, and 2.0 L for general production models.
The Nissan FM platform is a modern FR automobile layout.
The Nissan L series of automobile engines was produced from 1967 through 1986 in both inline-four and inline-six configurations ranging from 1.3 L to 2.8 L. This was the engine of the dependable Datsun 510, iconic Datsun 240Z sports car, and debut upscale Nissan Maxima.
The Nissan Leopard is a line of sport/luxury cars built by Japanese carmaker Nissan.
The Nissan Lucino is a small automobile nameplate used by the Japanese manufacturer Nissan between 1994 and 2000.
First unveiled at the 1985 Frankfurt Autoshow, the MID4 was a concept car designed by Nissan to originally go on sale in the mid-late 1980s.
NAPS stands for Nissan Anti Pollution System a moniker used in Japan to identify vehicles built with emission control technology.
The Nissan S-platform was Nissan's rear wheel drive sports automobile platform, produced from model year 1976 to 2002.
Nissan Shatai Co., Ltd. is a Japanese automobile contract manufacturer for Nissan that is headquartered in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa.
The Nissan Silvia is the name given to the company's long-running line of sport coupes based on the Nissan S platform.
The Nissan Skyline (Japanese: 日産・スカイライン Nissan Sukairain) is a line of compact cars, sports cars and compact executive cars originally produced by the Prince Motor Company starting in 1957, and then by Nissan after the two companies merged in 1967.
The Nissan SR engine is a 1.6 L, 1.8 L, or 2.0 L straight-4 4-stroke internal combustion gasoline engine manufactured by Nissan Motors.
The SR20DET is part of the SR family of engines from Nissan.
The Nissan Sunny is a midsize sedan car built by the Japanese automaker Nissan from 1966 to 2006.
The VG engine family consists of V6 piston engines designed and produced by Nissan for several vehicles in the Nissan lineup.
The Nissan Violet appeared in Japan in 1973, and was exclusive to Japanese Nissan dealerships called Nissan Cherry Store as a larger companion to the Nissan Cherry.
The Nissan Z engine is a series of automobile and light truck engines that was engineered by Nissan Machinery, manufactured by the Nissan Motor Company from 1979 through August 1989.
The Nissan Z-car is a sports car which has been manufactured by Nissan Motors Ltd, in six generations, since 1969.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.
A playing card is a piece of specially prepared heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic, marked with distinguishing motifs and used as one of a set for playing card games.
Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath on 23 December 1943) is the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria.
Rally is a form of motorsport that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars.
A retractable hardtop — also known as "coupé convertible" or "coupé cabriolet" — is a car with an automatically operated, self-storing hardtop, as opposed to the folding textile-based roof used by traditional convertible cars.
is a television drama series produced by and broadcast on TV Asahi.
A is a Nissan 180SX with a Nissan Silvia's headlights, front fenders, hood, and front bumper installed, hence the 'Sil' in front and the 'eighty' rear.
A spoiler is an automotive aerodynamic device whose intended design function is to 'spoil' unfavorable air movement across a body of a vehicle in motion, usually described as turbulence or drag.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.
Super GT (stylized as SUPER GT) is a grand touring car racing series that began in 1993.
is a Japanese word literally meaning "pass".
Teknikens värld (World of Technology) is a leading motor magazine published in Stockholm, Sweden.
The is a biennial auto show held in October–November at the Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
The or was an automobile produced by Toyota from 1970 to 2006.
Trim levels are used by manufacturers to identify a vehicle's level of equipment or special features.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
The typical warblers are small birds belonging to the genus Sylvia in the "Old World warbler" (or sylviid warbler) family Sylviidae.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.
Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Ford.
The Wankel engine is a type of internal combustion engine using an eccentric rotary design to convert pressure into rotating motion.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels.
The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer.
is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Zimmer was an American automaker, based in Syracuse, New York.
The 1987 Australian 2.0 Litre Touring Car Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title Retrieved on 10 March 2013 open to Group A Touring Cars of under 2.0 litre engine capacity.
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