Nissan GT-R sixth generation model has been launched in India at 1.99 Crore which was first showcased at 2016 Auto Expo. As there are very few cars which are titled as legendary and GT-R is one of them. Ever since it kicked off for first time in Auto Expo this year, auto freaks were eagerly waiting for the car to be launched. Nissan India opened its booking after it was introduced in Auto Expo, 2016.
GT-R implies “great heroes in the automotive enthusiast’s circles” and nicknamed as ‘Godzilla’ by the Australian Motoring Publication in 1989. First generation of Nissan skyline GT-R was introduced in 1969. Over the years, many modifications and improvements have been done with the GT-R and the latest sixth generation has come with some notable variations.
The car was also debuted in New York Auto Show in March, likely to be glimpse the revised avatar with some more improvement and upgradation in handling and corner speeds. Originally, it was formed as variant for the skyline range, but now the skyline badge has been dropped for the first time and Nissan made it a sports car and, GT-R 2017 is one of the most expensive cars of Nissan.
Nissan GT-R 2017 is quicker than most sports cars of this generation, highly practical and fastest super cars ever. It comes in so many iconic colours like Katasura Orange, Pearl Black, Gun Metallic, Ultimate Silver, Daytona Blue, Vibrant Red and Storm White. Also available in different interior colours as black, red, ivory and tan touring leather on centre console, door panels and shift lever.
It is powered by twin-turbo 3.8 liters V6 engine turned for 562 bhp at maximum, 637 Nm torque and 20 bhp power bumps. Rear portion of car has twin taillight in LED. Nissan has redesigned the bonnet, bumpers, grille, deeper the side sills and of course the most novel rear diffuser.
The fascia of the 2017 GT-R is more compact and more stylish, the V-shaped grille and the aerodynamics is wider than before which allows more air to enter in engine to cool it down faster. The engine is accompanied with 6-speed automatic gearbox, which spurs the speed of the car in just 3 seconds from 0 to 100 Km/h. Now, you know the reason why it is the fastest sports car.
Inside the car, there is touch-screen infotainment system of 8 inch screen, which also has extra controls near the gear shifter, a rear view camera, audio system with 11 speakers and multi-functioning steering wheel. True, not only from outside, but the Godzilla is equally chic from inside too. It is the biggest launch of Nissan this year.