As cyclic refreshment to the ever-popular sports car GT-R R36, Nissan has decided to refresh this model and release it as 2017 Nissan GT-R R36. Considered to be a legend among sports car enthusiasts, this vehicle holds the tradition of being one of the longest produced cars ever. Changes will likely take place the car’s outer body, interior specifications and design, and under the hood features. Overall, the company has aimed to make this model better than its previous in every aspect. Thus, you can understand why it has generated so much hype across the world.
2017 Nissan GT-R R36 – Exterior Modifications and Visuals
Strictly based on a sporty theme, the upcoming 2017 Nissan GT-R R36 will have a lighter body construction made possible by the use of high-strength aluminium and steel combo. One glimpse at this vehicle and you will know exactly how much has changed; on its front, new LED lights have been incorporated along with sleeker air intakes, redesigned grille, and sharp lines accentuate the car’s aggressive roots. This sports car will most definitely be more efficient than before mainly because of its lower weight. As far as aerodynamics is concerned, it will remain impressive as before as no major change in overall body structure has made.
The 2017 Nissan GT-R R36 will also have a rehashed cabin that is replete with modern equipment and comfort mechanics. As most of the features will be based on your choice of trim, you can expect to get lavish new leather seats along with added cabin space to store more of your cargo. Also, alloy materials will be used to decorate the interior furnishing and lend a heavy dose of luxury overall appearance. A large touchscreen display will act as a central control unit displaying various function and monitoring other activities.
Other additional features will be the sports-style steering wheel, a modified dashboard, and the brand-new infotainment mode that includes a stereo system along with LCD screens to keep the passengers entertained. Details regarding drive more than safety features have not yet been stated but we do expect to hear from the company soon.
2017 Nissan GT-R R36 – Powertrain Changes
Moving under the bonnet of 2017 Nissan GT-R R36, an impressive line-up of engines is expected to make their way. A hybrid version is said to be in the making which will combine a petrol engine along with two turbochargers. It will probably be a 3.8 L engine that will develop at least 600 hp and the almost equal amount of torque. This engine will likely be paired to a nine-speed automatic gearbox that will transfer power to all four wheels. A top speed of 200 mph has been recorded by this model.
The GT-R Nismo version will be powered with 3.0 V6 engine (the same one that gives power to the Le Mans racer – LMP1 for 2015). This engine will produce 560 hp and 680 lb.ft of torque. This engine will be paired with dual clutch automatic transmission.
2017 Nissan GT-R R36 – Release Date and Cost
Unfortunately, this is one aspect that has been kept in the dark on purpose. As the company gears up for launch, they want to make sure that they have maximum height regarding 2017 Nissan GT-R R36’s release. Expect to pay around $ 1o5,000 for the base version of this model.