Fastest-ever Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 16:30
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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.