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Nissan 370Z VQ37VHR Twin Turbo Engine

After a prior shop only got this Nissan 370Z VQ37VHR twin turbo engine to run for a month before blowing up, the customer took his business to DRZA Auto. Find out what went into building the powerful twin-turbo import. Sponsored by PennGrade & Elring.

Take Our 3.8L V6 Nissan GT-R Engine Survey

Engine Builder magazine periodically takes a survey of labor costs for rebuilding a particular engine. This survey is on the 3.8L V6 Nissan GT-R engine, and should take less than 8 minutes.

Nissan V8 Nitrous Drift Engine

Using a VK56 Nissan V8, which was originally an off-road truck engine, the guys at AHM Performance changed up some key aspects to turn it into a nitrous-injected Formula Drift engine for Chris Forsberg’s NOS energy drink Nissan 370Z. Find out what went into the build.

1960s Nissan/Datsun U20 Engine

Mitchell Wilson recently had a first time customer get referred to his shop, Engineered Performance, to do the engine work on a 1960s Nissan/Datsun U20 engine. The build presented a unique challenge and Wilson jumped at the opportunity. Find out what it took to turn this vintage engine into a modern-day performance motor.

MAHLE Motorsport PowerPak Plus Powers World’s Fastest GT-R

The MAHLE Motorsport PowerPak Plus Nissan Skyline GT-R pistons are designed for all-out power, performance and durability. By partnering with some of the best GT-R builders in the business, MAHLE’s PowerPak Plus pistons are being proven on the track.

Video: Engine of the Week – Twin-Turbo V6 Nissan GT-R Engine

Check out this amazing Twin-Turbo Nissan V6 GT-R engine built by Mike Cogburn of CP Engines. This video is sponsored by Cometic Gasket, Inc.

Twin-Turbo V6 Nissan GT-R Engine

When people think of big horsepower, a Nissan GT-R engine isn’t typically at the top of the list. But give Mike Cogburn of CP Engines a GT-R engine, and he’ll do wonders. “People can’t fathom the fact that a V6 is making this kind of power.” Read to find out how much power this twin-turbo V6 Nissan GT-R engine makes and how it was done.

Twin-Turbo Nissan VR38 Engine

Mitchell Wilson’s shop, Engineered Performance, was asked to make big power out of a Nissan VR38. Wilson specializes in Nissans and got to work creating a unique build that he calls the Beast from the Middle East. Find out what makes this beast roar!

Nissan’s New 3.0L V6 Twin-Turbo Engine for Infiniti

Production of the all-new compact and lightweight 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine has started at Nissan Motor Co.’s state-of-the-art engine manufacturing facility, the Iwaki Plant in Japan. This engine is exclusively offered on Infiniti vehicles.

Nissan’s Titan to Employ a 5.6L Endurance V8 Gas Engine

Nissan has announced that a new 5.6-liter Endurance V8 gasoline engine will be available in the all-new Titan and Titan XD full-size pickup trucks. The engine features four-valves per cylinder, Variable Valve Event & Lift and Direct Injection, and is rated at 390 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 401 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm.

Wards 10 Best Engines for 2016

Now in its 22nd year, the Wards 10 Best Engines competition recognizes outstanding engines and electrified propulsion systems, as well as the technology and engineering behind them. Winners were announced Thursday, December 10.

Cummins Will Help Power the 2016 Nissan Titan XD

Nissan has introduced the new 2016 Titan XD pickup, and the truck will feature an engine that resembles the Cummins ISV5.0 diesel. To start, the 5.0-liter V8 isn’t a clean-sheet design: it’s part of an existing series of Cummins diesels, according to Nissan, the Titan XD mill shares “over 70 percent parts commonality with the commercial variant of the Cummins ISV5.0 engine family.”