These days every automaker needs to have a dedicated performance line. Mercedes-Benz
has AMG, BMW
has the M division, the Chrysler
group has SRT
has Abarth, to name just a few. Nissan
's is called Nismo, and has been around for a while already. But the Japanese automaker is planning on ramping up its performance line, according to the latest reports. Nismo offerings will be expanded into two levels of tune: the base Nismo line and the more extreme Nismo RS.