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Nissan GT-R NISMO next chapter

  • Thrilling race-inspired version of Nissan’s legendary GT-R to be delivered to owners from October 2014
  • Extensive development work carried out in Europe
  • 600PS (441kw) from advanced 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V6
  • Advanced aerodynamics generating additional 100kg*1of downforce at 300km/h (186mph) for exceptional road-holding

Nissan GT-R Nismo 2

Developed, honed and perfected during extensive testing in Europe, the first deliveries of the Nissan GT-R NISMO will be made to owners across Europe from this month.

 Nissan GT-R Nismo 5

With DNA from the legendary NISMO global racing team, the ultimate GT-R is a race-oriented model delivering “factory tuned” supercar dynamics with revolutionary enhanced aerodynamics and ultra-precise handling. The Nissan GT-R is already established as one of the best performing supercars in the automotive sphere, and now Nissan has drawn on decades of racing experience gathered by NISMO, the brand’s motorsport specialists, to develop the ultimate Nissan GT-R.

 Nissan GT-r NISMO

The Nissan GT-R NISMO features exclusive styling that embraces the longstanding racing philosophy of form following function. It has numerous motorsports-inspired technologies to enhance the car’s performance through optimised aerodynamics, suspension and powertrain, creating a well-balanced machine that is at home on both the road and track.

 Nissan GT-R Nismo4

The Nissan GT-R Nismo is now available in Japan, and will go on sale in Europe in September. Complementing its authentic Japanese racing heritage, the new GT-R flagship also has roots in Europe, having been developed and tested at Germany’s famous Nürburgring Nordschleife, widely considered to be one of the most challenging circuits in the world.

Nissan GT-R Nismo3

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says this is the fastest Nissan GT-R ever. “With a 7:08.679 lap time, we can authoritatively say that the Nissan GT-R NISMO*2 holds the volume production car lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, which is the gold standard of high performance achievement.”

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