Your source for the best Motorcycles around!

Automotive Videos

Auto Photography

The Pontiac G8 Engine The Pontiac g8 The Dodge Challenger The Chevy Nova The 2009 Nissan Maxima The 2011 Ford Mustang The VW GTI The 2011 Infiniti M56 S The 2011 Peugeot RCZ The 2011 Volkswagen Touareg The 2011 Mclaren MP4 12C The 2012 Hummer HX Concept The 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe


Media RSS

Nissan GT-R 2009

Nissan GT-R 2009

Revealed in late 2007, the 2009 GT-R marks the revival of an iconic nameplate for Nissan. The car is powered by a 3.8L twin-turbo V6, good for 480 horsepower and 434 ft-lb of torque.

The only transmission that will be available in the GT-R is a GR6 dual-clutch six-speed. The GT-R’s powertrain is reportedly good for a zero to 60 time of 3.5 seconds, a quarter mile time of only 11.7 seconds and a top speed of 192 mph.

In addition, recent reports indicate the GT-R lapped the Nurburgring’s Nordschleife in 7 min 35 seconds – placing it in some pretty elite company. That time trails the Pagani Zonda F by two seconds and the Koenigsegg CCR by one, but the GT-R lapped the track faster than a Mercedes SLR McLaren (7 min 40 sec), Porsche 911 Turbo (7 min 40 sec) and the Corvette Z06 (7 min 42 sec).

GT-R’s hybrid body construction combines steel, carbon fiber and die-cast aluminum, and features a low coefficient of drag of 0.27, while achieving high front and rear downforce.

Pricing for the sports car starts at $69,850 – $71,900 for the premium edition – in the United States.

Rating: ★★★★

Comments are closed.