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Nissan GT-R Nismo leaked, 595 HP and 7:08 'Ring time

 Nissan GT-R Nismo leaked, 595 HP and 7:08 Ring time
Nissan GT-R Nismo 18.11.2013 [18th Nov, 2013] [18th Nov, 2013] [18th Nov, 2013] [18th Nov, 2013] [18th Nov, 2013]

480 lb-ft of torque

The first official images and details about the Nissan GT-R Nismo have hit the web, prior to the car's full reveal set for tomorrow.

The Nismo-tuned GT-R makes use of an uprated twin-turbo V6 3.8-liter engine which now develops 595 HP (438 kW) and 480 lb-ft (650 Nm), up from the previous 545 HP (401 kW) and 463 lb-ft (627 Nm) of torque. The increased output was possible after revising the intake and exhaust systems, as well as by installing bigger turbochargers derived from the GT3-spec model and modifying the ignition timing. Nissan mentions it would have been possible to squeeze additional power from the engine but at the risk of damaging the gearbox.

The Nissan GT-R Nismo sits on 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped around in 255/40RF-20 run-flat Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT 600 DSST tires which provide more grip than before. The vehicle will be available with an optional track package which was capable of lapping the Nürburgring in 7:08.69 at the end of September when it was driven by Michael Krumm, an ex FIA GT1 champion.

This optional kit will encompass several carbon fiber body parts, along with a front splitter and a massive rear spoiler. Those carbon fiber bits and pieces will shave off a significant 143 lbs (64.8 kg) from the car's curb weight. In addition, the package will also encompass various chassis tweaks, manually-adjustable Öhlins shocks and different springs with a lighter rate.

Pricing details have not been disclosed but Nissan mentions the GT-R Nismo with the optional track package will cost less than 200,000 USD (about 148,000 EUR / 124,000 GBP).

Check back tomorrow for more official photos and full details.

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 NelisvanWieren NelisvanWieren
ohboy ohboy ohboy ohboy
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November 18, 2013 10:54 pm
 Garais877 Garais877
looks Nissan is so upset with ring time that they have forgot to make reliable cars and now has to deal with 900'000 car recall :( P.S. @catchmyshadow you absolutely right there...
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November 18, 2013 5:41 pm
 ScottCampbell ScottCampbell
This car is outstanding engineering. It must cost twice the amount of money to manufacture this vs what the selling price is. This car is able to make all its horsepower get to the ground as nothing is wasted. I would love to have this in my stable.
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November 18, 2013 12:42 pm
 LorneJan LorneJan
Please this is called "worldcarfans" this car is a work of art, don't like the design then find it in yourself to respect it. Personally i don't think it looks that bad and the engineering put into this car is unbelievable.
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November 18, 2013 11:10 am
 catchmyshadow catchmyshadow
so far non of the factory claimed Ring Times have turned out to be true. No matter if it was Porsche, Nissan, Chevy, Lexus or whatever. i only trust sportauto`s times cause they are independent and with the same driver: 1. Gumpert Apollo Sport mit Sportreifen 7.24 min › 11/2009 2. Porsche 911 GT2 RS mit Sportreifen 7.24 min › 11/2010 3. Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 mit Sportreifen 7 7.25 min › 8/2012 4. McLaren MP4-12C mit Sportreifen 7.28 min › 11/2011 5. Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 mit Sportreifen 7.30 min › 8/2011 6. Porsche Carrera GT 7.32 min › 1/2004 7. Pagani Zonda F 7.33 min › 5/2006 8. Porsche 911 GT2 mit Sportreifen 7.33 min › 11/2007 9. Porsche 911 GT3 RS mit Sportreifen 7.33 min › 5/2010 10. Koenigsegg CCR 7.34 min › 3/2006 11. Audi R8 GT mit Sportreifen 7.34 min min › 12/2010 12. Lexus LFA mit Sportreifen 7.34 min min › 2/2012 13. Ruf Rt12 mit Sportreifen 7.35 min min › 2/2008 14. Nissan GT-R 7.36 min › 5/2011 15. Corvette ZR1 7.38 min › 10/2009
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November 18, 2013 8:48 am
 RaulLeal RaulLeal
what is the point of achieving such greatness, if we will hate looking at the car? i'm sory but no matter the time he made, at the end of the day it still ugly...and by the ways, greats chrono doesn't necessary means great fun!
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November 18, 2013 8:10 am
 PAA PAA
So what was the number 1 subliminal message from last week's images?
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November 18, 2013 8:07 am
 Cale24 Cale24
7:08 is insane. Truly amazing bit of engineering...
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November 18, 2013 7:01 am
 alihijazi alihijazi
performance figures are awesome especially when we talk about a 3.8L engine but I personally hate the car because it's too big and fat
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November 18, 2013 6:36 am