Images of Nissan GT-R Nismo Leaked, Gets 595HP Now
Nov 19, 2013 12:21
Nissan's GT-R Nismo is getting ready to take on the Tokyo Motor Show later this week. The first two leaked pothos show the Nismo version featuring a special body kit including new front and rear bumpers, side skirts and a massive rear spoiler.
The crew at Car & Driver learned that the supped up version of the GT-R will add 50 more horsepower and 17 lb-ft to the standard 545hp and 463 lb-ft of torque for a total of 595hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.
The GT-R Nismo’s peak power of 595hp is available at 6,800 rpm versus 6,400 in the standard GT-R.
No performance data has been officially released, but the GT-R Nismo reportedly set a Nürburgring lap time of 7:08.69 on September 30.
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