In May 1986, Nissan launched the coupe version, known as the GTS. In August 1987, after a minor change, the GTS-R appeared. Nissan Skyline 2000GTS-R was sold as a limited edition with just 800 cars built. These cars were needed for the homologation for Group A Touring Car racing.
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Nissan Skyline C10 was launched in July 1968. The most powerful model was the GT-R version, known as the Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R. It made its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in the autumn, and was launched in February 1969.
The most striking change for the 2015 370Z NISMO is its revised exterior design. Key changes include a new, deep front fascia with LED Hyper Daytime Running Lights, black headlight bezels, NISMO emblem and signature NISMO red stripe accent on the integrated front chin spoiler. The red accent continues down the redesigned side sills, on the black-color sideview mirrors and across the lower portion of the redesigned rear fascia.
The starting price for the limited production 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo is $149,990 USD in the US. The GT-R NISMO is scheduled to go on sale at select Nissan dealers in the U.S. beginning July 31, 2014. The fastest Nissan GT-R ever built and holder of the volume production car lap record (7:08.679) at the famed Nurburgring racetrack in Germany, the Nissan GT-R Nismo features an advanced 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 engine rated at 600 horsepower and 481 lb-ft of torque.
Under the hood of the Nissan GT-R Nismo, the 3.8-liter V6 VR38DETT engine benefits from the know-how that Nismo has gained from participating in such events as the world-renowned Nürburgring 24 hour race. Engine power has risen and is now rated at 600hp (441kw) and 481 lb ft (652 Nm) of torque.
The Nissan GT-R’s suspension has been fine-tuned to reduced load fluctuation between the four wheels, giving better stability and more consistent grip. More constant tire contact is achieved by optimized electronic control of the shock-absorber valves, as well as modified front stabilizer spring rates and updated bush link.
The 2014 Nissan GT-R (2015 model year in the US) sports new efficient, high-intensity, multi-LED headlights that create a distinctive lightning motif, generating a striking exterior visual signature. With such a unique visual reference, the GT-R’s road presence is enhanced, particularly in low-light and at night – while the fitment of the new headlights gives the driver increased visibility.
Nissan announced that it will serve as the exclusive automotive partner for the launch of Apple’s iTunes Radio, taking advantage of new creative formats, including audio and video, across Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and PC. Among the first Nissan vehicles to be highlighted with unique iTunes Radio materials are the 2014 Nissan Rogue, 2014 Nissan Versa Note and the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle.
The new Nissan X-Trail has made its world debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The US version of the X-Trail is called the Nissan Rogue. As a high-volume global growth product built on the new jointly-developed Nissan/Renault Common Module Family (CMF) platform architecture, the new model is projected to be available in 190 countries around the world.
Sales of the Nissan Juke Nismo topped 3,700 units in Europe, Japan and the U.S. between launch in January and the end of July. The Nissan Juke Nismo is a global model and was the first of a new sporty line up of cars aimed at bringing excitement to customers. Following in the footsteps of the Juke Nismo, the Nissan Z Nismo was newly introduced into European market. It had earlier been marketed as the Nissan Fairlady Z Version Nismo in Japan and Nissan 370Z Nismo in the U.S. The Z Nismo is now accounting for 15 to 30 percent of Nissan Z model sales depending on market. The Nissan March (Micra) Nismo is the third model in the Nismo lineup. Announced in June, the first vehicle deliveries are scheduled for December.