Fastest-ever Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled
By Kyle Linsay
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 16:30
RECORD: Nissan GT-R Nismo revealed
Nissan’s new race-inspired GT-R Nismo is the manufacturer’s fastest production car ever and will hit the UK next year, it has been revealed.
The vehicle, which is powered by a 3.8litre V6 VR38DETT engine, has bagged the lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschliefe, with a time of 7:08.679.
It offers 591hp, compared to the GT-R’s 542hp, with torque up to 481lb/ft from 465lb/ft, and will be priced at around £124,000.
When hitting the UK, it will be available in five body colours and feature the likes of ergonomically-sculpted carbon-fibre-backed RECARO seats.