Australia: 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Officially Launched

Nissan Australia has recently announced that the top of the line 2017 GT-R Nismo is ready to join the rest of the range on the local market, the model coming with plenty of features over the entry- and mid-level variants.

Starting next month, the 2017 Nissan GT-R will comprise four exclusive versions – GT-R Premium Edition (AUD 189,000), GT-R Premium Edition Luxury Trim (AUD 195,000), GT-R Track Edition Engineered by NISMO (AUD 227,000), as well as the top of the line 2017 GT-R NISMO (AUD 299,000).

Speaking of the Nismo top notch variant, this one is standing out from the crowd at the exterior with the forged aluminum 20-inch RAYS six-spoke alloy wheels, borrowed from the GT500 racer, adding as well a handful of new styling bits, like carbon fiber wings, more prominent front bumper bar as well as standout rear diffuser.

Mechanically, the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo is packed with the Nismo suspension system with Bilstein DampTronic dampers for improved stiffness, spot welding and adhesives which increase the car`s body rigidity, Brembo brakes with 390 mm and 380 mm front and rear full-floating discs, and drag coefficient of 0.26.

Inside, the cabin also welcomes you with exquisite materials and sporty features, like “Ergonomically sculpted” Recaro bucket seats with Alcantara and leather, three-spoke steering wheels in the same Alcantar, Nismo badges and gauges.

Other features also refer to the company`s up-to-date full touchscreen media interface with graphics from the Gran Turismo PlayStation game, satellite navigation with new apps, Bluetooth connectivity and more.

In the engine department, the 2017 GT-R Nismo features a high-performance 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with impressive 441 kW and 652 Nm of torque, paired to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission with all-wheel drive setup.

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