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Nissan came to the New York Auto Show with a reworked Nissan GT-R Nismo, and it looks better than it’s ever been. The car features a new turbocharger setup from the GT-R GT3 car. While the power figures remain the same, this new turbo setup makes the “R” mode of the car much more refined and smooth. The system controlling the throttle response and shift points has been reworked.
In addition to the new turbo, Nissan added a new titanium exhaust and managed to cut out a total of 67 pounds from the car. The company did this by optimizing the carbon fiber components of the car and finding lighter weight parts and components throughout the vehicle.
Nissan also managed to make the GT-R Nismo much more aerodynamic. The company used what it learned from the GT-R GT3 car. The new Nismo features many of the same elements. to make the car more slippery through the air and help pull hot air away from the engine.
Last, but certainly not least, the company reworked the car’s suspension to improve responsiveness. This, in conjunction with some new Brembo brakes, updated Dunlop tires, and stiffer 20-inch wheels from RAYS, help make the GT-R Nismo grip more and perform better than ever before.
Hiroshi Tamura, the chief product specialist for the GT-R, said that the company has made the best street and track car for its customers. “It is about total balance management, not just chasing power figures. The new Nismo has been brought to a new level, with enhanced engine, handling, braking, and aerodynamics.” All of these changes should make the car one of the best on the road or the track. We can’t wait to see one in the flesh or take it out on the racetrack.