2017 Nissan GT-R Release Date, Review and Specs

2017 Nissan GT-R Review

Its appealing easy-to-drive nature and Olympian powertrain make the new 2017 Nissan GT-R a compelling choice thanks to its stupefying acceleration and high-handling limits. Inasmuch as Nissan has tried to offer its new GT-R model plenty of technologies and features, there is no denying the fact that the vehicle is getting a bit up in years and this is well evidenced in its basic refinement levels. The Nissan GT-R release date should be expected sometime in early 2017.

2017 Nissan GT-R white color, front view, grille

The Nissan GT-R is one special vehicle that embodies the concept of optimizing bang for your buck. In fact, it compares to no other vehicle in its class. It has evolved over the years to become a powerful sports car that dispatches the likes of Jaguar F-Type, 2017 Acura NSX, Audi R8, and the Porsche 911 Turbo effortlessly.

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo grille and headlights

Back then all it could cost you was about 70,000 USD to get a 485-horsepower – generating version of the GT-R, this over time became overshadowed by newer and fresher rivals. Nissan therefore had no choice but to invigorate its model by offering latest technologies and an eye-popping performance, which over time led to the creation of the 2017 Nissan GT-R that not only promises an astonishing track performance, but also offers creature comforts and luxuries. The result is a vehicle that costs in the region of six figures.

2017 Nissan GT-R rear view, silver color, taillights and tailpipe

In terms of performance, the new GT-R comes with a twin-turbocharged V6 that generates an output of about 550-horsepower. The all-wheel drive system is rear biased and is controlled by a plethora of computer-controlled systems that, depending on prevailing factors, alters the torque.

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2017 Nissan GT-R side view, silver color, alloy wheels

Combine all this features with an adjustable suspension system and you get yourself a stellar and seamless performance. However, for those looking to lay waste to all challengers with minimal effort should opt for the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo version that churns out an incredible 600- horsepower.

2017 Nissan GT-R front view, silver color, headlights and grille

Some of the features to expect from the new 2017 Nissan GT-R redesign include dual-zone automatic climate control, upgraded suspension system, Recaro front bucket seats, carbon aerodynamic work, and creature comforts. The only downside to owning the GT-R include a clunky transmission system, and a costlier price tag.

2017 Nissan GT-R spy shot

2017 Nissan GT-R Trims

Just as before, three trims are offered for the new 2017 Nissan GT-R: Black Edition, Premium, and Nismo. The 2017 GT-R Hybrid review should be expected some few weeks to its release date.

2017 Nissan GT-R front view, red color, headlights, grille and allloy wheels

2017 Nissan GT-R Rendering of Interior Accessories & Exterior Changes

Some of the standard features available for the GT-R Premium model include dual-zone automatic climate control, twenty-inch forged alloy wheels, a seven-inch touchscreen display, keyless entry and ignition, a navigation system, satellite and HD radio, a USB interface, an eight-way power driver seat, LED running lights and adaptive headlights, heated and ventilated front seats, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, simulated-suede upholstery, an eleven-speaker Bose sound system, an active noise-cancellation system, Brembo brakes, USB interface, a rearview camera, four-way front passenger seat, and an eight-way power driver seat.

2017 Nissan GT-R interior, gear shift knob and steering wheel

Options offered include special paint colors, faster engine warm up, an upgraded leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot warning with rear-cross traffic alert, and center-stack-located special plaque.

2017 Nissan GT-R interior, steering wheel, leather seats

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Black Edition gets black and red interior trim, a carbon-fiber rear spoiler, light-weight black alloy wheels, leather sport seats, and a carbon-fiber rear spoiler.

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2017 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2017 Nissan GT-R front angle, headlights and grille

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo is the top-of-the-line vehicle that further builds upon what the Black Edition offers by adding a distinctive interior and exterior trim, underbody reinforcements, a more powerful engine, a titanium exhaust system, aerodynamic upgrades, and a firmer suspension system.

2017 Nissan GT-R rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Nissan GT-R Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

550 hp and 463 pounds-feet of torque is generated by the 3.8L V6 turbocharged engine offered under the hood of every 2017 Nissan GT-R with the exception of the Nismo model. This power is transmitted to the ground by the sophisticated all-wheel drive system via the six-speed automated manual transmission.

2017 Nissan GT-R engine view

An upgraded version of the same engine gets the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo a power output rated at 600 horsepower and 481 pounds-ft. of torque.

2017 Nissan GT-R engine

Fuel economy with the Nismo is expected to check in at 16/22/19 mpg in the city/highway/combined. More information is available on the fueleconomy.gov website.

2017 Nissan GT-R Release Date & Price

According to various sources, we should expect the new model to go for sale sometime in early 2017.

2017 Nissan GT-R release date

The 2017 Nissan GT-R price starts from an MSRP of $101,770, while that of the Nismo from $149,990.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 109.4 in
Length: 184.3 in
Width: 74.6 in
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: 8.8 ft³
Curb weight: 3883 lb
Top Speed: 191 mph
0-60: 2.9 sec
MPG: 16/23 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: 45th Anniversary Gold, Deep Blue Pearl, Gun Metallic, Jet Black, Pearl White, Regal Red, Solid Red…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Photos gallery

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, auto show, front view, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Nissan GT-R side view,alloy wheels andheadlights

2017 Nissan GT-R exterior, red color, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Nissan GT-R red color,rear angle, taillights

2017 Nissan GT-R side view, alloy wheels, headlights

2017 Nissan GT-R side view, blue color, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, rear view, taillights andtailpipe

2017 Nissan GT-R trunk

2017 Nissan GT-R interior, leather seats, steering wheel, gear shiftknob

2017 Nissan GT-R dashboard, steering wheel, lcd screen

2017 Nissan GT-R interior, leather rear seats

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