2017 Nissan GT-R Specs and Review

The next 2017 Nissan GT-R will be the last facelift received by the current GT-R generation. That means, when the next facelift revealed to the public, we will have another generation of impressive sportscar from the Japanese automaker. So, what’s new in the next update? We will likely to mainly see cosmetic update in both outer and inner appearance. In term of power output, it is possible that the car will get a bit performance upgrade.

2017 Nissan GT-R Spyshot White

2017 Nissan GT-R Exterior

Shiro Nakamura, Nissan’s chief creative officer, said that the 2017 Nissan GT-R will retain its current aggressive appearance. Current model of the GT-R has been performing really great its traditional aggressive look, and that is something we will find again in the upcoming release. Nakamura also said that there is a high chance that the sportscar to get even more aggressive look with distinctive style. One thing for sure, the car must be brutal and raw said Nakamura.

2017 Nissan GT-R Red in Motion

2017 Nissan GT-R Interior

Currently, interior details of the 2017 Nissan GT-R are still unclear. Will it have another high technology safety systems as well as latest technology of entertainment system. We’re still not sure. However, Nakamura promises that the interior design will get some important improvements. He said that it is crucial that the facelifted GT-R to have improved interior since they need to maintain GT-R’s performance status.

2017 Nissan GT-R White Prototype

2017 Nissan GT-R Powertrain

Under the hood, the 2017 Nissan GT-R is likely to get powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0 liter V6 engine which is able to generate 500 hp. We’re not finished yet, rumors said that there will be an electric motor with Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) that can boost the sportscar with additional power output. A five-speed sequential transmission with a Tilton triple-plate carbon clutch and a pneumatic paddle shift layout sends all that grunt to all four wheels.

As a result, it’s not so surprising to see a milder variation of the same powertrain lurking under the bonnet of the next-gen GT-R – which will be front-engined still, as confirmed by Nissan’s Shiro Nakamura. So far, reports are in that the 2017 Nissan GT-R will have a power output hovering about the 700 hp-mark.

2017 Nissan GT-R White Rear View

2017 Nissan GT-R Release Date and Price

Speculative reports said that the 2017 Nissan GT-R will come in late 2017 or 2018. While we are all still in doubt, Nakamura told that the next GT-R won’t be there until three or four years away. That’s not surprising though, they must have been really careful developing the next car. The same situation applies to its pricing, we still don’t have any idea how much will it be. We expect that there will be a bit price increase with added advanced technology.

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