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2012 Nissan GT-R

2012 Nissan GT-R – The Nissan GT-R was increased for the 2012 model year and revised to 550 hp. The new figures by the Japanese with optional Track Pack in 2.8 seconds to 100, a top speed of 315 km / h and a Nurburgring lap time of 7.20 minutes. When a new Nissan GT-R model generation is presented which includes information about the possible record-breaking lap time.


During the presentation of the 2012er version of the International Race Circuit Sugo in Japan chief engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno spoke of a time less than seven minutes and 20 seconds.

By comparison, the current reached 530 hp version of the Nissan GT-R Time Attack, a lap time of 7:34 minutes and 7:36 minutes in the Super Test. With the 486-hp predecessor, we walked around the Nordschleife in 7:38 minutes. (Here you see all the super-lap time trial).


Nissan GT-R plus 20 hp and 20 Nm

The Nissan GT-R has been extensively modified for 2012. Thus, the supercharged 3.8-liter V6 engine produces 550 hp at 6.400/min and now this 20 hp more than before. This increased from 612 to 632 Newton meters of torque is available between 3200-5800 rpm. Moreover, the consumption has decreased slightly to 11.8 L/100 km. When accelerating from standstill to 100 km / h, the Nissan GT-R has become faster by 0.2 seconds. Because the manufacturer has, on 3 November 2011 at the Sendai Highland racetrack in Japan at 19.5 ° C accelerates the sports car in 2.8 seconds from zero to one hundredth

However, not only the performance of the Nissan GT-R has been changed 2012th For better response of the engine at low revs, the intake and exhaust system has been optimized. In addition, the six-speed dual-clutch transmission, the shift fork and installed a reinforced robusters mounting bearing for the flywheel housing. The body has been reinforced in the area of the rear engine compartment and the instrument panel.


As standard there is now a high-performance differential of the motor sport for every Nissan GT-R variant. Exclusive to the right-hand drive versions of the four-wheel drive Nissan GT-R is available for the first time an asymmetric suspension, because the propeller shaft runs for the front axle on the right side. Nissan is also offering an option for the special models GT-R Premium and GT-R Egoist a carbon braking system.

For the basic version, the 2012 Nissan GT-R Pure Edition, is a “Track Pack” is offered. This includes a carbon fiber front spoiler with air vents, sports suspension and brakes and vented black aluminum wheels. For weight reduction is omitted in this version on the seats and head and side airbags as well as the installation of the rear seats. Launch of the new Nissan GT-R in Japan from 24 November and January, the 2012er model generation in Germany to be available in 92 400 €. The production of the track pack version runs in May, the first deliveries to customers offered € 103 800 for top-variant made in August 2012.