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2011 Nissan GT-R SpecV

2011 Nissan GT-R SpecV

YOKOHAMA (October 18, 2010) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of the 11MY Nissan GT-R, which goes on sale November 17th at Nissan dealers nationwide in Japan.

For 11MY, GT-R features improved engine output and torque, greater fuel efficiency, revised handling, a refreshed exterior with improved aerodynamics, revised interior treatment and new wheels and tires. The large number of enhancements for the new model year is part of the continuous advancement of the GT-R design, technology and performance since its debut in December 2007. Nissan has also enhanced the level of after-sales support for GT-R owners, providing even greater value for customers.

Modifications applicable only to the SpecV are as follows:

* Engine modifications are the same as the base model with improved maximum power output and torque, as well as enhanced fuel economy, except maximum torque is improved to 612N・m(62.5kgf・m)/ 3,200~6,000rpm (632N・m(64.5kgf・m)/ 3,600~5,600rpm). (Figures in parenthesis are when high geared boost is used.)

* To improve abrasion resistance and stability in racing circuit driving, rear brake pad material is changed and VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) balance under braking is modified.

* Dunlop SP SPORT MAXX GT 600 DSST CTT tire is adopted as a standard feature.

* Special Rays lightweight aluminum forging wheels for the SpecV are adopted from the previous model with the color changed to Metallic Black.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
released at 2010 Paris Motor Show
built at Tochigi, Tochigi, Japan
body stylist Shirō Nakamura
engineers Kazutoshi Mizuno
engine VR38DETT6 Alloy 60 Degree V6
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration IHI Twin Turbochargers in Manifold System
block material Aluminum
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Electronic Multipoint Fuel Injection
displacement 3799 cc / 231.8 in³
bore 95.5 mm / 3.76 in
stroke 88.4 mm / 3.48 in
compression 9.0:1
power 390 kw / 523.0 bhp @ 6400 rpm
specific output 137.67 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 298.86 bhp per tonne
torque 632 nm / 466.1 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm
redline 7000
body / frame CBA-R35 Unit Steel
driven wheels ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case
wheel type Rays Forged Wheels in Hyper Blue Black Chrome
front tires P255/40R-20 Dunlop SP SPORT MAXX GT 600 DSST CTT
rear tires P255/40R-20 Dunlop SP SPORT MAXX GT 600 DSST CTT
front brakes Vented Brembro Discs w/6-Piston Calipers, ABS, EBD, BA
rear brakes Vented Brembro Discs w/4-Piston Calipers, ABS, EBD, BA
front wheels F 50.8 x 24.13 cm / 20 x 10.5 in
rear wheels R 50.8 x 26.7 cm / 20 x 10.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Speed Sensitive Variable Assist
f suspension A-Arms w/Bilstein Damptronic Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension A-Arms w/Bilstein Damptronic Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1750 kg / 3859 lbs
wheelbase 2779 mm / 109.4 in
front track 1590 mm / 62.6 in
rear track 1600 mm / 63 in
length 4655 mm / 183.3 in
width 1895 mm / 74.6 in
height 1370 mm / 53.9 in
transmission 6-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission
gear ratios 4.06:1, 2.30:1, 1.60:1, 1.25:1, 1.00:1, 0.80:1
final drive 3.70:1
drag 0.27 Cd
fuel econ epa 8.5 L/100 km or 27.67 mpg-us