2009 Nissan GTR – The Weight Competitors Sport Cars Of Ferrari And Porsche

January 9, 2009 by admin  
Filed under Car News, Nissan, Sport Car

Nissan GT-R 2009

2009 Nissan GTR. Nissan Motor Co. has shown their latest sports car, Nissan GTR in Tokyo, Thursday (8/1). This decision was considered a brave act by Nissan in the middle of many of the world a number of car manufacturers cut production target and employee dismissal.

Cars speeding at 15 million yen (U.S. $ 161,300) is claimed to match the original European competitors. Occurrence of this sport model has long been planned, even long before the financial crisis coil around the world.

Though impressed not appear in a timely manner, because at the same time a number of competitors and the automotive industry of the world are languishing. However, chief engineer Nissan GTR emphasize that the presence of this show the world how the dedication of a Nissan works great. “We want to continue to create something which is always better,” said Kazutoshi Mizuno.

Nissan still worth it to introduce their sport model, because even though in terms of sales volume is not large, but this model is able to push up the image of the manufacturer and the consumer interest.

Nissan GT-R Interior

Nissan GTR was first introduced to the audience a year ago with the official 8.6 million yen (U.S. $ 92,500). Meanwhile, for the model with a higher caste, GTR Spec V, plus a feature such as energy consumption, but more fierce fuel more economical, powerful braking system adapted to the condition of circuit racing.

Built as a street legal racer, the SpecV takes the already supercar performance of the standard GTR to the next level. The biggest change is the addition of a new high gear boost control device that allows for a momentarily increase in boost, resulting in greater torque during intermediate-to-high speed driving. This creates a car that is both faster and more fuel-efficient because during this process the engine is allowed to operate at a lower speed. Other performance goodies include a titanium-coated exhaust system and carbon-ceramic brakes for unparalleled stopping ability.

The GTR SpecV’s will only be offered in an exclusive Ultimate Black Opal body color while several of the car’s key body panels are constructed from carbon fiber including the grille, rear spoiler, and brake ducts. Lightweight racing-style forged aluminum wheels help to reduce unsprung weight, while a new suspension and high-grip tires help to further improve the GT-R’s already legendary handling.

Mizuno said GTR Spec V model is a fitting model for confronted with the sport cars in Europe, the price is usually two times more expensive.

2009 Nissan GT-R

GTR standard model has been able to parallelize Japanese sport cars with Ferrari, Porsche sports cars and other imports, and this model is also in demand in Europe and the U.S.. Nissan successfully sell GTR 1600 units in the U.S. during November.

While the model for the new GTR Spec V will be sold on February 2 in the seven dealers in Japan. And then launched in Europe last year, while for the U.S. market has not been determined.

Nissan plans to produce 1,000 units of the standard model of GTR in the world in a month, while the Spec V model will only be made 20 or 30 units a month.

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Nissan GTR Pictures

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2 Responses to “2009 Nissan GTR – The Weight Competitors Sport Cars Of Ferrari And Porsche”
  1. Multibrand says:

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  2. Teets says:

    I love this car, man! This is my dream car! When I get the $, I’m buyin’ it fo’ sho’!

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