Nissan Motor Thailand has unveiled the GT-R Nismo at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show. The flagship NISMO offering is a showcase of Nissan’s commitment to the Thai market. Soichi Miyatani, President and CEO of Nissan Motorsports International, (NISMO) says the NISMO showcase in Thailand marks the brand’s ongoing expansion prowess.
The company says “NISMO is Nissan’s performance and personalization brand, the ultimate essence of Nissan’s promise to deliver ‘Innovation that Excites’.”
Nissan GT-R NISMO appeals on the performance front, as well as keeping alive the fun element. NISMO GT-R’s motorsports-inspired aerodynamics and improved handling offers an individual driving experience. Improved aerodynamics, and suspension system makes for sharper handling.
It is powered by a 3.8 liter bi-turbo V6 engine which delivers max power of 600 hp and peak torque of 652 Nm. Mated to a automatic gearbox, this power results in a top speed of over 300 kmph and a lap-time of 7 minutes 8.679 seconds around the Green Hell.
As compared to the standard Nissan GT-R, the Nismo variant gets new racing parts, larger turbochargers, optimized ignition timing control, optimized aerodynamics, race tuned suspension, upgraded fuel pump, anti-roll bars, and exclusive tyres from Dunlop – 55/40 R20 front and 285/35 R20 rear. Aerodynamic package adds another 100 kg of downforce, resulting in a better dynamics at high speed.
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