2017 Nissan GT-R Refreshes GT-R Supercar, More Power
In New York, the 2017 Nissan GT-R gets a major update that imparts visuals more in line with the automaker’s current styling. Most important, the 2017 GT-R receives a bump in horsepower and with interior revisions that make it more accommodating to all on board and more stylish.
Highlighting the 2017 GT-R’s exterior remake is a more aggressive and Nissan offers improved engine cooling as well as a deeper front splitter that helps keep the nose more firmly planted.
The GT-R’s tail benefits from similar functional updating featuring revamped signature quad circular lamps and dual-paired exhaust outlets flanked by new aft air vents. To further elevate its profile, For this 2017 Nissan GT-R also will be available in a new Blaze Metallic Orange Color.
New Interior Design
Major changes also permeate the GT-R’s upgraded Interior design. An all-new dash is wrapped in Nappa leather and features a larger 8.0-inch capacitive center touchscreen display. The switch count has been trimmed from 27 to just 11 and there’s a new Display Command controller on the center console as well as more user-friendly air vent actuators. Redesigned seats reduce weight while adding more comfort and support, and the shifter paddles have been relocated from the column to the steering wheel to better facilitate cog changes in mid-corner.
Nissan also addressed a longstanding NVH issue in the GT-R by adding Active Noise Cancellation technology, This GT-R will be much quieter at all speeds. For those seeking a bit more luxury, the Premium Edition offers its softer semi-aniline leather in new Rakuda Tan as well as the returning Amber Red and Ivory.
More fast, smoother shifts
Although hardly underpowered, Nissan further tweaked the GT-R’s hand-built 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V6 raising horsepower to 565 and torque to 467 lb-ft; respective gains of 20 and 4 each. A new lighter titanium exhaust system with Active Sound Enhancement adds aural excitement and the GT-R’s 6-speed dual-clutch transmission has been revised to deliver smoother and quieter shifts.