The 2017 Nissan GT-R is not just any supercar which does not demand you to put down a whopping down payment or doesn’t need you to accept all the exotic hybrid technologies to tap into which are offered by the GT-R, nor does it come with all those elaborate schedules of maintenance that need the driver to put on a pair of clean white gloves before slipping behind the wheel.
It just lets you to simply kick-off with a lot of exhilaration that invites you to just get along the ride.
The 2017 GT-R, once again manages to raise the bar for an ultimate performance. The new 2017 Nissan GT-R takes a huge leap towards presenting the interiors with a new design with an aim to reduce the workload of the driver, apart from ramping it up to an entirely new level of luxury by using hand-selected and handcrafted premium materials. Along with greater power, it also comes with a suspension that has been re-tuned in order to provide a suppler ride. It also comes with an enhanced handling and Legendary Exhilaration that has never looked better.
The rear fascia of the 2017 Nissan GT-R has been extended till the sides to accelerate the air away from the back of the rear bumper that help to pull away the hot gases and to cool down the exhaust. The side skirts of the GT-R have also been redesigned to prevent the air flow from being drawn from beneath the vehicle. The region around the C-Pillar has been polished to reduce the turbulence, and also to help accelerate the air flow towards the rear end of the body. The grille openings are larger which allow more cooling air into the key components. The front bumper has been reshaped to help direct the air around the front wheel, which in turn, will reduce the drag.
An extremely natural light which will replicate the daylight will be created by the headlights that carry 4 LED units, which also offer better illumination. Visibility has also been enhanced by the super-wide beam headlights that expand the illuminated area, especially at the corners. The supercar comes in a range of colors from red, white, blue, black, heroic orange, and blaze metallic.
The 2017 Nissan GT-R has been crafted to turn into a captivating supercar that is all set to take your breath away. The interiors have been designed with interiors that have been obsessively detailed. The air vents can be operated flawlessly. The dashboard comes wrapped in leather hide from Nappa, that has been hand-selected to match the tone and it is free of any slight perfection. The center console, shift lever, and the door panels are all available in semi-aniline leather. The double-stitching of the seats make it more tactile and are a treat to the eyes.
The dashboard comes with a new 8.0-inch display with touchscreen technology and with triple control redundancy, which has touch points on the display screen, buttons that are adjacent to the display screen, and a controller that is console-mounted. Though a few new functions have been added, the switch count has been considerably reduced from 27 to 11 switches.
Under the Hood
The 2017 Nissan GT-R comes with a six-cylinder twin turbo engine of 3.8 liters capacity that is capable of generating a power of 565 horsepower at 6800 rpm and produces a torque of 467 pound-feet at 3300 rpm. This comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with dual clutch and a drive train which is an all-wheel drive (AWD). Suitably, the powerhouse ramps up the 2017 Nissan GT-R to raise from 0 mph to 60 mph in a very short span of 2.9 seconds, a feat which only real supercars can nail it. The new exhaust system made of titanium has shed almost 12 pounds and has been tuned in perfectly to produce less noise for everyday use.
Unlike the Porsche 911 Turbo S and the Audi R8, both of which come with a highly expensive price tag, the 2017 Nissan GT-R is priced at just $109,990. Though the price is a little expensive than most of the cars, the buyers have to keep in mind that the 2017 Nissan GT-R is a supercar that is more affordable than any other luxury car. However, its maintenance can be expensive too.
Nissan has claimed that the Japanese car maker is capable of building approximately 5000 GT-R units per annum. The spectacular combination of the GT-R’s all-wheel-drive performance and the back seats that are perfect for the preteens who are graduating from virtual racing stage to the real thing is what has helped the company to win over more than 1100 buyers in its 8th year in the U.S. market.