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Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 revealed

 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 revealed
Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 23.1.2012

Starts at €298,000

Nissan has released the first details about their upcoming GT-R NISMO GT3.

Fully FIA-compliant, the model was jointly developed with JR Motorsports (JRM) and is eligible to compete in a number of GT3 events. It features a "chassis that inspires confidence" as well as an adjustable suspension and customizable driver controls.

Power comes from a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6 engine with at least 530 PS (390 kW / 523 hp) and 612 Nm (451 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed semi-automatic transmission which enables the 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs) racer to tackle the toughest competition.

The car will be available globally and pricing starts at €298,000 ($383,735 / £246,855 / ¥32,000,000).

Source: Nissan

NISMO AND JR MOTORSPORTS RELEASE THE NISSAN GT-R (R35) CONFORMING TO FIA GT3 REGULATIONS

NISSAN MOTORSPORTS INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD. (NISMO) is pleased to announce the official release of a Nissan GT-R (R35) that conforms to FIA GT3 regulations: the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.

NISMO and JR Motorsports (JRM), its official partner for this major project, have been jointly developing the car during 2011 and, following a series of extensive tests - which have included three competitive outings - the car's performance and durability has proven its credentials for GT3 racing worldwide.

The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 features a 3.8 V6 twin-turbo engine that is based on a standard road car unit, developing 530ps at 6400 rpm. Power is delivered via six-speed transaxle that drives the rear wheels, activated by a semi-automatic paddle-shift system.

Designed with customers in mind, driveability has been an important factor in the new car's development programme. Therefore, as well as featuring a chassis that inspires confidence, suspension set-up and driver controls can easily be adjusted to suit a range of preferences.

The car is to be displayed in the UK at Autosport International (Europe's biggest motorsport exhibition) on Thursday 12th January, where it will be unveiled on the JRM exhibition stand. It will then be displayed for the remaining three day's of the show. The car will appear alongside the GT1 Nissan GT-R that won the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship. To celebrate the launch, JRM will simultaneously run the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 as an official Nissan Europe entry in the Dubai 24-hour race, where it will be driven by four Nissan Champions from 2011: Michael Krumm, Alex Buncombe, Tom Kimber-Smith and Franck Malliaux.

Sales and customer support for the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 will be implemented by NISMO for Japan, Asia, North America, South America, and Oceania, whilst JRM will cover Europe, Russia and the Middle East.

The car is priced at 298,000 Euro (32,000,000 JPY)*. Enquiries should be made to either NISMO or JRM.

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Comments (5)

 vilivo vilivo
To all those getting all excited about the weight and power figures- heres a bit of news, those are GT3 racing specs, for a specific racing series, not for the next Fast and Furious disaster, you see... Not denying, it will be exciting to see this car and the car its based on is also great, but... Theres something to be said about using one's head and the distribution of signs for those who do not...
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January 24, 2012 8:26 am
 MuhammadShahNizam MuhammadShahNizam
finally a gt3 version of the GTR.
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January 24, 2012 7:56 am
 DdW DdW
It is Godzilla-reloaded. Worthy of respect.
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January 23, 2012 10:54 pm
 Dolomight 74-86 Dolomight 74-86
GTR + 1300kg? This thing will destroy all! This GTR Must be one of the fastest track monsters of all time.
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January 23, 2012 9:14 pm
 radmeister radmeister
I want that but with a stock interior! Would be a blast to drive.
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January 23, 2012 5:28 pm