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

typeSeries Production Car
released at2010 Paris Motor Show
built atTochigi, Tochigi, Japan
body stylistShirō Nakamura
engineersKazutoshi Mizuno
engineVR38DETT6 Alloy 60 Degree V6
positionFront, Longitudinal
aspirationIHI Twin Turbochargers in Manifold System
block materialAluminum
valvetrainDOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedElectronic Multipoint Fuel Injection
displacement3799 cc / 231.8 in³
bore95.5 mm / 3.76 in
stroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in
power390 kw / 523.0 bhp @ 6400 rpm
specific output137.67 bhp per litre
bhp/weight298.86 bhp per tonne
torque632 nm / 466.1 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm
body / frameCBA-R35 Unit Steel
driven wheelsATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case
wheel typeRays Forged Wheels in Hyper Blue Black Chrome
front tiresP255/40R-20 Dunlop SP SPORT MAXX GT 600 DSST CTT
rear tiresP255/40R-20 Dunlop SP SPORT MAXX GT 600 DSST CTT
front brakesVented Brembro Discs w/6-Piston Calipers, ABS, EBD, BA
rear brakesVented Brembro Discs w/4-Piston Calipers, ABS, EBD, BA
front wheelsF 50.8 x 24.13 cm / 20 x 10.5 in
rear wheelsR 50.8 x 26.7 cm / 20 x 10.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/Speed Sensitive Variable Assist
f suspensionA-Arms w/Bilstein Damptronic Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspensionA-Arms w/Bilstein Damptronic Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight1750 kg / 3859 lbs
wheelbase2779 mm / 109.4 in
front track1590 mm / 62.6 in
rear track1600 mm / 63 in
length4655 mm / 183.3 in
width1895 mm / 74.6 in
height1370 mm / 53.9 in
transmission6-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission
gear ratios4.06:1, 2.30:1, 1.60:1, 1.25:1, 1.00:1, 0.80:1
final drive3.70:1
drag0.27 Cd
fuel econ epa8.5 L/100 km or 27.67 mpg-us