New 2021 Nissan
Nissan challenged convention at every point of the Nissan GT-R’s development. Instead of a large, heavy engine thirsty for fuel, the Nissan GT-R is powered by an ideally sized, twin-turbocharged 3.8-L V6 that produces a prodigious 565 hp and equally immense 467 lb-ft of torque. It’s built with immense strength, from a closed-deck cylinder block to a ladder frame structure for added support. Just as important as the engineering is the actual assembly, which is done by hand by a single master craftsman, whose signature you’ll find on a small but prominent plaque.
An IHI turbocharger is mounted on each bank of the engine. The exhaust manifolds, inspired by racing technology, have optimized turbo flange attachment points, which allow for easier servicing and potential tuning, without touching the exhaust manifold. To ensure there is no turbo lag as torque rises, high-precision electronic controls are employed. An abradable seal housing derived from our GT3 racing program brings enhanced engine response at lower rpm.
A titanium exhaust helps ensure proper cooling from the engine’s massive output. Notoriously difficult to work with, each exhaust is hand-built by a master craftsman, and is specifically designed for an individual vehicle. A “burnished” finish to the exhaust tip gives the perfect look – of a high-performance vehicle that’s been enjoyed to the fullest. The ultimate GT-R experience can be found in the 2021 GT-R NISMO with its 600-hp engine and advanced performance and aerodynamics.
Relentless tuning of the GT-R’s aerodynamics creates an incredibly clean Coefficient of Drag of just 0.26 Cd. While you see a substantial, powerful supercar, to the wind, it punches through the air like a low-slung, mid-engine supercar. Pure aerodynamic alchemy.
18 MPG Combined
3.8 L V6
|Premium||Starting at $113,540||Combined MPG 18||565-hp, 3.8-liter V-6||6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual||AWD|
|Track Edition||Starting at $145,540||Combined MPG 18||600-hp, 3.8-liter V-6||6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual||AWD|
|NISMO||Starting at $210,740||Combined MPG 18||600-hp, 3.8-liter V-6||6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual||AWD|