Nissan GT-R reached India ahead of November launch; takes power from a 3.8 litre twin turbo V6 engine churning out 570 PS
Nissan started taking pre-booking for the upcoming GT-R earlier this month, and now the car has finally landed in India ahead of the launch. A total of six Godzilla (Nissan GT-R is popularly known as Godzilla for its sheer power) arrived at the Mumbai airport last week, and the car is about to launch in the first week of November. Nissan announced the launch of the GT-R while showcasing the powerful car at the 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year.
The all new Nissan GT-R made its global premiere at the New York Motor Show earlier this year, and immediately after the unveiling the car grabbed people’s attention. The new generation model comes with some styling changes both at exterior and inside the cabin, but the iconic silhouette of the supercar remains similar.
The car comes with a pre booking amount of whopping Rs. 25 lakhs, while the price tag is Rs. 2 crore. Also the reports suggest that the first lot of the car has been already sold in India despite such a huge price tag. On the design front the car comes donning sharp swept back headlamps, aggressive front grille with Nissan’s signature chrome garnished V motion grille.
It also comes sporting new design alloy wheels, while the rear fascia of the car signature quad circular taillights and quad titanium exhaust system. The muscular looking car gets a redesigned interior which comes with a larger touchscreen infotainment system. The touchscreen infotainment system gets lesser buttons compared to the previous model.
Power source for the car is a 3.8 litre twin turbo V6 engine churning out 570 PS of peak power and 637 Nm of peak torque. The car deliver 20 PS of extra power compared to the previous model. A six speed dual clutch transmission enables the car to reach 0 – 100 kmph in less than 3 seconds. The car stands against the rivals like Audi R8, Porsche 911.
Source: Autocar India