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“The 2013 Nissan GT-R once again sends a bold statement that it remains on the leading edge of international sports car design, technology and performance,” said Brian Carolin, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. “It’s our desire to keep pushing the envelope, to never settle for second best or second place – a philosophy that makes Nissan GT-R
one of the most coveted and affordable supercars in the world today.”
In a nutshell, the 2013 Nissan GT-R revisions have brought about more power, 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 engine an increase of 15-hp, to 550 PS at 6,400 rpm, with torque at 632 Nm from 3,200 to 5,800 rpm (up from 612 Nm previously), as well as improved economy and lower emissions.
Nissan has also improved intake efficiency, reduced airflow resistance including an enlarged air intake duct for the intercooler, and improved exhaust emissions efficiency and enhanced control. Other changes include the addition of a new blue lighting treatment inside the tachometer ring, while a RearView Monitor, Nissan Navigation System with XM NavTraffic with Real-Time Traffic Information and NavWeather capabilities, and Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System.
Despite the added power, fuel-economy has been reduced to 11.8 liters/100 km from the previous 12. The 2013 Nissan GT-R goes on sale in Japan November 24 and hits dealer showrooms in Europe in January.
Photo 2013 Nissan GT-R