Auto Expo 2016: Nissan GT-R Set for Indian Debut

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The Nissan GT-R will, at last, arrive on Indian shores in 2016 after its official Indian divulging at the upcoming 2016 Auto Expo. The Japanese carmaker will be getting a large group of cars this year including uncommon version variations of the Micra and the Terrano. The organization’s little car auxiliary Datsun will also be present with a long list of new products including the Datsun redi-GO hatchback and the Datsun GO-Cross hatchback crossover.

The Nissan GT-R, which bears the nickname Godzilla among petrol-heads world over, is the Japanese carmaker’s flagship sports car. The fantastically designed car is one of the speediest creation cars on the planet today and stands shoulder to bear with the creme de la creme of velocity machines made by upscale sports and supercar brands like Lamborghini and Ferrari, in spite of costing much lesser. The car features a 3.8-litre bi-turbo V6 engine capable of generating 554bhp at 6400rpm and a staggering 632Nm of max torque between 3200rpm-5800rpm. The car comes with a lengthy list of electronic driver and racing aids including All-Wheel Drive and a superb launch control function which enables it to rocket to 100Km/h from standstill in around 2.7 seconds and all the way up to a top speed in excess of 310km/h.

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The Nissan GT-R features a 6-speed dual clutch transmission unit which transfers power from the engine to its independent 4-wheel drive transaxle. Other features include a limited slip differential, double wishbone setup at the front and a multi-link layout at the back, and adaptive DampTronic equipped shock absorbers to name a few.

What holds up to be seen is if Nissan picks propelling the standard GT-R in India over its much snappier, race-tuned cousin-the Nissan GT-R NISMO. The NISMO Edition GT-R features a bump in power as the engine has been re-tuned to churn out 591bhp enabling it to blitz a 0-100km/h sprint in a smidge over 2 seconds. The car additionally features NISMO-tuned suspension, brake cooling ducts in the front and rear, a carbon fibre wing, and an NISMO rear stabilizer bar. Upon its launch, the Nissan GT-R is likely to compete against the refreshed Audi R8 and should feature a price tag of around Rs. 2 Crore.

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