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2009 Nissan GT-R

At a Glance

Pricing $76,840 - $79,090
Drive Types AWD
Engines 3.8l V6 T
Transmissions SM6
Fuel Economy 16 (city), 21 (highway)

Overview Information

A legend among Japanese supercars, Nissan's GT-R finally made it to the US in 2008. Powered by a twin-turbo 3.8L V-6 coupled to a 6-speed dual-clutch transaxle, the all-wheel drive GT-R is one of the highest performance sport coupes available at any price. Each 480-bhp/430 lb.-ft. VR38DETT engine is assembled by hand at Nissan's Yokohama engine plant. The latest iteration of the ATTESA E-TS all-wheel drive system varies torque-split from the normal 0:100 to 50:50 (F/R) as road and driving conditions require. Bilstein provides the driver-adjustable DampTronic system with three damper settings: Normal, Comfort and "R" (ultimate handling). Nissan's VDC stability control system and transmission shift mode also have three settings controlled by the driver. Brembo 15-inch diameter disc brakes are at all four wheels, with 6-piston calipers in front and 4-piston calipers at the rear. Dedicated Bridgestone run-flat tires on forged 20-inch alloy wheels are standard: 255/ZRF20 (front) and 285/35ZRF20 (rear). In the cockpit, a complex multi-function display tracks all mechanical and electronic subsystems of the GT-R, and can record vehicle performance data for review. Options include an 11-speaker Bose audio system, hard disk entertainment system, and Bluetooth phone capability. Nissan also offers a special hand-polished 7-coat silver paint that is baked five times for enhanced gloss and durability.

Official Word:

The all-new 2009 Nissan GT-R, the fifth-generation of the legendary Nissan supercar, makes its North American debut at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show in November, following its worldwide debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2007. No longer the unobtainable object of desire on a video game or in the movies, the GT-R will be available on sale for the first time in North American in June 2008. GT-R is a multi-dimensional performance machine...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
GT-R Base 3.8l V6 T (480-bhp) SM6 AWD 16/21/18 $76,840
GT-R Premium 3.8l V6 T (480-bhp) SM6 AWD 16/21/18 $79,090