Category Archives: Automobiles

Pocket Racer: Nintendo Is Bringing Mario Kart to Mobile! ""

Mario Kart is an ever-present part of most gearheads’ gaming worlds. Whether your first exposure to it came from blowing dust from a Mario Kart 64 cartridge or alcohol-lubricated dorm-room throwdown races, the title’s tight, balanced, and accessible gameplay has achieved a timelessness to which other arcade racers can merely aspire. Now it’s the…

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Keep It 1.11: Gran Turismo Sport Expands with New Update ""

If a racing video game doesn’t have enough cars in it to appeal to enthusiasts of, say, turbo PT Cruisers, Ladas, and obscure versions of the Honda Jazz, most gamers aren’t going to bother even firing it up. Luckily for those looking for more four-wheeled variety, update 1.11 for Gran Turismo Sport…

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Zki Lift: Nissan Adds Tracks and Skis to a 370Z Roadster ""

Continuing with Nissan’s apparent mission to add tracks to an example of every vehicle it currently builds, the company would like to present you with a concept car based on the 370Z roadster and dubbed the 370Zki. If you looked at the photograph and pronounced it “370-Ski,” congratulations; you’ve won…

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The Nissan Armada Snow Patrol Is a One-Off Adventure Rig ""

The second-generation Nissan Armada launched for the 2017 model year as a reengineered version of the international Y62 Patrol. For the 2018 Chicago auto show, Nissan is giving a roundabout hat tip to those roots with a one-off, winter-challenging off-road Armada called the Snow Patrol [cue the alternative rock]. Nissan has well…

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Nio ES8: An Electric SUV from NextEV ""

The landscape of Chinese startups pushing into the EV market has become a bit difficult to navigate. One company after another shows up, makes some headlines, then seems to falter. The list of companies that have created something substantive is short, but Nio, formerly NextEV, figures prominently on that list….

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