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2017 Nissan GT-R

At a Glance

Pricing $109,990 - $174,990
Drive Types AWD
Engines 3.8l V6 T
Transmissions SM6
Fuel Economy 16 (city), 22 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 85

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 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. Nissan's VDC stability control system and transmission shift mode have three settings controlled by the driver. Brembo 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. The GT-R was a bargain when first introduced in 2008, but is steadily increasing in price to near supercar levels.

What Changed:

The GT-R has updated exterior and interior styling. Power from the 3.8l V6 is up to 565-bhp.

Official Word:

Nissan unveiled the new 2017 GT-R at the New York International Auto Show today, highlighted by a fresh look inside and out, as well as major driving performance enhancements and key new features. All told, this is the most significant change to Nissan's flagship super sports car since it was introduced in 2007. The 2017 GT-R's exterior receives a thorough makeover. The new "V-motion" grille, one of Nissan's latest design signatures, has been slightly enlarged to...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
GT-R Premium 3.8l V6 T (565-bhp) SM6 AWD 16/22/19 85 $109,990
GT-R Track Edition 3.8l V6 T (565-bhp) SM6 AWD 16/22/19 85 $127,990
GT-R NISMO 3.8l V6 T (600-bhp) SM6 AWD 16/22/19 85 $174,990