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Following up on the tremendous success of the inaugural 2013 Nissan Jam event held here at Connell Nissan, plans are in full motion for a bigger and better event for the 2014 event being held on June 15th!



For those looking for a great dad-friendly event for 2014 Fathers Day, we invite you down to participate in this years event! Whether you have a Nissan to show, or want a chance to see some impossibly rare Nissan's, this is the place to be.

Vehicles at the previous year show included almost every generation of Nissan, from the KGC10 Skyline, R32, R33, R34 and of course R35 GT-R (Connell Nissan since the introduction of the GT-R in the US has been the Number 1 volume GT-R Dealership), you won't find a better mix of Nissan's on display anywhere.

MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFO HERE:  http://www.nissanjam.com

Want a glimpse at what you'll see at the Nissan Jam 2014? Take a look at some coverage of the previous years event:

Import Tuner Magazine Coverage
http://www.importtuner.com/events/impp_1306_nissan_jam_2013/



Independent Attendee Video






There is always a general concern with doing things right when taking on modifying brand new vehicles, such as wanting to have a brand new lifted Nissan Titan. Connell Nissan is proud to be working with DSI whose entire mission is to build and upfit new trucks with suspension upgrades, giving the Titan the attitude it deserves on larger high profile wheel and tire sizes, maximizing the function for off-roaders and those looking for that off-road look.

Contact Connell Nissan today to custom order your lifted Nissan Titan!



DSI works meticulously with top companies in the automotive aftermarket to design and engineer packages to enhance both the vehicle performance and appearance as well as ensure many miles of reliable service. They partner with industry leading manufacturers who utilize the latest design and engineering practices. And all of this is backed by an Exclusive LiftShield Powertrain Warranty. 



Here is some information on this warranty:

3 YEAR / 36,000 MILE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

3 Year / 36,000 Mile Nationwide Accessory Warranty
DSI warranties all of its parts, accessories, and labor against manufacturing defects and/or premature failure for 3 years/36,000 miles, whichever occurs first from the "in-service" date of the vehicle. In short, should anything go wrong with any part or accessory supplied by DSI, they will replace that part or accessory free of charge.



LIFTSHIELD - LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY
  • Mirrors Factory Powertrain duration and mileage - (5 year / 60,000 mile).
  • Covers Major Powertrain Components (See warranty contract for specific coverage).
  • Valid at ALL Factory Authorized Dealerships.
  • Coverage activated in the event the OE Warranty is denied due to a failure caused by a DSI installed accessory or component.
  • Dealership is paid directly so you?re never waiting on reimbursement.




At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan had some fun surprises for the crowd, including this concept version of the Nissan Sentra NISMO.  While not planned for production yet, we're hopeful Nissan pulls the trigger on this hot concept.

Instead of the current 130hp 1.8L engine, Nissan opted to bore out the Nissan Juke's turbocharged engine to 1.8L, but with the turbo charger takes this beast to 240hp!

Nissan really took the styling up a notch for the NISMO-branded concept, bringing in 19" wheels, blacked out lights, a front spoiler, 370Z-like rear fog lamp and upgraded styling cues all over.

In the interior, NISMO-styled leather and wrapped steering wheel, with red accents.  Instrument panel was done in a carbon fiber with dark chrome accents.

We're excited for Nissan to put this in production!













The Nissan GT-R has proven itself well beyond being just a halo car for the Nissan family, broken stereotypes of what a car is capable of, impressed owners and automotive journalists alike, and is just as capable heading to the mall as it is on the fastest race tracks across the globe.

What's at the heart of this modern-day supercar? The hand-built VQ38DETT 3.8L Engine.

What's at the heart of the VQ38DETT engine? The passion and soul of the elite of Nissan's engineers, the chose few who have earned the right to assemble these engines -- by hand. A collective super-group of talented Japanese individuals, with knowledge, passion and pride to make sure every engine is perfect, and will wear the badge of it's builder as it leaves the factory.

Here's the story and background on this talented group of GT-R engine builders, just another reason why the GT-R has earned it's place in being one of the best vehicles ever built.






Left to Right:  Izumi Shioya, Takumi Kurosawa, Nobumitsu Gozu, Tsunemi Ooyama





How can you improve on the Nissan Maxima, one of the best-selling sport sedans in the market today?  Taking it to the next level with some beautiful aftermarket modifications, already done and ready for you to put it in your driveway!  Come take a look at this showroom stopper as it rests in between our large inventory of Nissan GT-R's always on hand at Connell.

This Nissan Maxima features an entire body kit from STILLEN, painted to match the factory Nissan Pearl White.  The polyurethane body kit comes installed with a front lip spoiler, side skirts, rear corners and a rear diffuser.  STILLEN has been upfitting Nissan vehicles for over 20 years, including an OE-upfitter for Nissan on several vehicles.



To contrast the Pearl White and balance the white/black theme, 20-inch Motiv wheels were added in a gloss black finish, and mounted with high performance tires.  The suspension has also received some upgrades with an Eibach lowering kit, bringing the car just over an inch lower, reducing the wheel well gap, and slightly lowering the center of gravity for increased handling and a sporty look.



This modified Maxima has all of the key features from Nissan, including Navigation, Leather Seating, Moon Roof and the Technology Package.



Set yourself apart from the rest, and pick up this brand new Nissan Maxima with these great styling and suspension upgrades. You deserve to enjoy walking out to your new sedan, and you won't believe the comments you'll receive!



This is the treatment the 4-Door Sports Car has been asking for!  Want something a little different.. Let us build one just for you!

Check out this vehicle on our vehicle inventory page:



(left to right: GT-R Master Tech Elic Faapouli, Kenny Bernstein, Connell General Manager Mark Ranauro & Fleet Manager Mark Ianucci)

World renowned drag racing legend Kenny Bernstein knows how to go fast.. really fast!  Dubbed early on as "The King of Speed", Kenny Bernstein received that title as the first driver to break 300mph in the standing quarter mile.


It's no wonder why the Nissan GT-R is his go to car when he picks something worthy for him to drive on the street.  As Nissan continues to make the GT-R better and faster, Kenny has jumped into each successive model, and the 2014 Nissan GT-R is the best R35 yet, amazing the media and professional drivers like Kenny across the globe.

If Nissan keeps up with their GT-R development, Kenny's "King of Speed" record may be on the line.. in his new Nissan GT-R..

Connell Nissan has been the Number 1 in Nissan GT-R vehicle sales since the first R35 arrived, let us help you unite with your dream car and change your life too.
Over the last three years, the automotive gurus atWardsAuto World - a leading provider of information about the global auto industry, have hand picked the winners for their '10 Best Interiors' List. At Connell Nissan we are very pleased that the all new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder made the cut.

Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Van In Stock!



The Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Has Arrived!

The newest Nissan Commercial Vehicle to launch in the US has finally arrived after all of the fanfair.  This small, compact van has some amazing features and technology, and has been designed with tremendous thought into function.

We invite you to come down and see this neat cargo van in person!


READY FOR BIG JOBS AND SMALL PARKING SPACES.

Introducing Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo, the right-size commercial vehicle for your business. It's got a cavernous cargo area that's easily accessed by wide-opening 40/60 rear doors and a sliding door on each side.

The cabin offers impressive comfort and security, with loads of thoughtful features that make it a convenient mobile office. It's the perfect size for getting around even the most crowded?



The all-new NV Passenger has arrived and is in stock and ready for you to discover at Connell Nissan, your local Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealer.

You and your busy family will appreciate that NV Passenger is not a conventional passenger van. It's a whole new concept that redefines what's possible for people with active lifestyles who need multiple seating and storage capabilities.

Need to seat up to 12 people? Want?

The Nissan Autonomous Car Facility is Impressive

We love it when automakers demonstrate how committed they are to pushing the envelope and innovating new technologies. We are especially pleased when it's our favorite Japanese automaker, Nissan. Our Connell Nissan fans out there who haven't heard about the latest facility our brand has dedicated to researching autonomous driving technology, listen up this Nissan blog post is for you.