After months of waiting for performance car enthusiasts, Nissan will launch the new GT-R in the country tomorrow. The new model promises to be better and more evolved than its predecessors. Nissan dealers in the country has started accepting bookings for the sports car months in advance at a token amount of Rs 25 lakh.
The exterior is as impressive as its performance. The new Nissan GTR gets a new V-Motion grille on the front which complements the aggressive sporty styling. It gets turn indicators on wheel arches and high intensity discharge (HID) xenon headlights. As for the rear, it looks equally appealing with 4-dials LED treatment, twin-exhaust system on both sides and a large rear spoiler. The new model will be available in shades of katsura orange, vibrant red, pearl black, pearl white, racing blue, gun metallic and ultimate silver.
Nicknamed as Godzilla, the new Nissan GT-R is powered by a 3.8-litre, V6, twin-turbocharged engine that puts out 562bhp and develops 637Nm of peak torque. The powerful engine mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox is capable of sprinting from 0-100kmph in just under three seconds. The new Nissan GT-R is capable of attaining a top speed of 311kmph and has three drive modes – Normal Mode, R-mode and Snow mode.
Speaking about the interior, it comes with instrument panel wrapped in Nappa leather and a new front seat design. The paddle shifter has been redesigned and the vehicle also gets a new multifunction display. In terms of safety, one can expect 8 safety airbags, fog lamps, traction control and tyre pressure monitoring system. Additionally, it also gets anti-lock braking system, vehicle security alarm system and advanced electronic brake distribution.