Video: 2012 Nissan GT-R: The Promise Fulfilled

By Auto News Log • September 21st, 2011

It is a supercar. Handcrafted 485 530-hp twin-turbo V6 engine with dual clutch 6-speed transmission, ATTESA E-TS® All-Wheel Drive with patented independent rear-mounted transaxle, 4-wheel independent suspension with Bilstein® DampTronic® system, Nissan/Brembo® 15.4″ front rotors and 15.0″ rear rotors with diamond-pattern internal ventilation and 6-piston front/4-piston rear monoblock calipers, 20″ Super-lightweight forged-alloy RAYS® wheels with knurled bead area, driver-configurable Multi-Function Display system, integraded LED running lights, developed in collaboration with Sony® Polyphony Digital and Clarion Co., Ltd. and Bose® audio system with eleven speakers, including dual subwoofers.


VR38DETT — 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged 24-valve V6; each engine hand-crafted by its own master technician in a clean-room environment

Horsepower — 530 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm

Torque — 448 lb-ft of torque @ 5,200 rpm

Cylinder bore x stroke — 95.5 x 88.4 mm

Compression ratio — 9.0:1

Top speed — 196 mph

Maximum engine speed — 7,000 rpm

Emissions — 50 State LEV2/ULEV

Source: Nissan


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