Automotive giants Nissan have been beavering away to update the next GT-R Nismo model. Finally scheduled for release in 2018. This top spec, ultra-aerodynamic concept car is intended to set new performance benchmarks in its class. This model remaining significantly cheaper than its rivals. The 2018 Nissan GTR Nismo is a car for the driving enthusiast. Finally main characteristics of this model are: stunning looks, racecar performance and a huge amount of power beneath the hood.
2018 Nissan GTR Nismo engine
Finally 2018 GTR Nismo will use a hybrid setup which delivers around 700 horsepower in the road-going version of the concept car. The car’s twin-turbo 3-liter V8 petrol engine is paired with an electric motor. Five-speed sequential transmission and a carbon clutch getting 1,240 horsepower to the ground. Finally this front-engined concept car has instant torque from its electric motor and its gas engine is taken from Nissan’s 2015 Le Mans entrant. This car is one of the fastest road-going cars around. The 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo is set to become one of the fastest sports cars on the planet. Delivering 0-60 mph in a sprint time of just 2.8 seconds, rivalling even the Bugatti Veyron in terms of velocity alone.
2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo redesign
Design and styling of the Nissan GT-R Nismo is taken from Nissan’s vision Gran Tourismo concept car. According to Nissan executives and it will weigh in heavier than earlier GT-R models. Some automotive experts believe that cars in this class should become lighter as the design is tweaked. Nissan have commented that the 2018 Nissan GTR Nismo is “sturdier” rather than heavier. Nissan engineers adding that lightweight cars with this level of power can prove harder to handle. Finally adding to the car’s muscle power is its four-wheel drive system. That system makes its performance solid even at speed, giving you the confidence to really put your foot down.
Tweaks to the interior add to the appeal of the Nissan GT-R Nismo and include elegant touches like a new, larger 8-inch touchscreen that can be operated using a control knob on the console. The steering wheel has been upgraded. There are now Recaro racing seats with red-tinted microsuede inserts for a luxurious feel. This new concept car from Nissan is every bit as good looking on the inside as it is on the outside. Finally Nissan say that the car will be supplied in four colors. Colors are: Solid Reddish, Pearl White, Super Silver and Jet African-American.
2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo price
Finally in terms of price, it falls way below other cars in the same class and has been set by Nissan at between $80,000 and $100,000. One thing’s for sure, the 2018 GT-R Nismo will be causing a stir throughout the racing community once it’s released at the end of 2017.