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Nissan GT-R Spec-V details released

Nissan won’t be attending the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, but prior to the press days Nissan will unveil the new Nissan GT-R Spec-V and thanks to GTRBlog, we have all the specs on the new lighter, faster and more powerful Spec-V model.

Nissan is expected to make only 10 units a month of the special-edition model with prices starting at 15,000,000 yen ($153,625 USD). The new Nissan GT-Spec V will make its official debut on January 8th, 2009 with the following changes:


Engine/Drivetrain:

- Engine output increased to 520-hp.
- Transmission mode selection button has been removed.
- Overboost button for increased midrange boost during overtaking.
- Carbon brakes.

Interior:

- Carbon fibre MFD surround
- Carbon fibre mirror switch surround
- Black interior only
- Silver painted panels are now chrome
- Carbon fibre front seats
- Carbon fibre rear shelf replaces seats

Exterior:

- Carbon fibre grille painted matte clear
- Carbon fibre rear wing painted matte clear
- Carbon fibre ducts in front lip spoiler
- New colour available: Ultimate Black Pearl, this is said to be a purplish black
- Available colours: Ultimate Black Pearl, Brilliant White (new for MY09), Red, Dark Metal Gray, Black

Wheels and Suspension:

- Rays 20″ Forged Aluminum Wheels
- Bilstein Damptronic suspension upgraded, superiour in performance to the Nismo ClubSport package suspension

Optional Extras:

- Dunlop Tires (no cost option)
- Thatcham alarm system
- BOSE Sound System and ETC (Electronic Toll Card system)
- Ultimate Black Pearl Paint - a 577,500 yen option

Source: egmcartech.com
 

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For $153,625 I would rather buy a Corvette ZR1, a new GSXR-1000, a new Silverado, a new stainless steel gas grill, and a keg-O-rator
 

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Pshhhh.

Only 520 HP?

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
6.2L Supercharged LS9 V8
638 HP, 604 lb. ft. torque
0-60 in 3.4 seconds

Nice try nissan...but nobody dethrones the king.

And by the way...

"Transmission mode selection button has been removed."

Sick of people complaining about blowing out their transmission with Launch Control?? :D
 

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Pshhhh.

Only 520 HP?

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
6.2L Supercharged LS9 V8
638 HP, 604 lb. ft. torque
0-60 in 3.4 seconds

Nice try nissan...but nobody dethrones the king.

And by the way...

"Transmission mode selection button has been removed."

Sick of people complaining about blowing out their transmission with Launch Control?? :D


but now the overboost button will blow engines lmao haha
 

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For $153,625 I would rather buy a Corvette ZR1, a new GSXR-1000, a new Silverado, a new stainless steel gas grill, and a keg-O-rator
Heck, I'd take a Zo6 and pay-off the rest of my house.
 
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