With the 2017 Nissan GTR’ release date expected sometime before this fall, the vehicle is expected to come with very high-handling limits, stupefying acceleration, and easy to drive demeanor. Some of the novelties include 20-spoke wheels, additional 5 horsepower, and plenty of electronic refinements.
Undoubtedly, very few cars can embody what the Nissan GT-R offers. Ever since the vehicle sailed to our shores six years ago, the vehicle has been able to provide a supercar performance unrivalled by very few cars in the segment. Back then in 2009, the sport car would only cost you $70,000 and for that price it could provide the same performance as the Audi R8 and the Porsche 911 Turbo.
However, with the refreshments constant upgrades, the vehicle’s price now revolves above the six-figure range, and fortunately, though, its performance has never been this good. The GT-R derives its inspiration from a twin-turbocharged V6 that easily cranks out 550 horsepower with ease. Furthermore, the stellar performance of the AWD system is controlled by a multitude of computer controlled systems.
If that’s not enough, there is also the new and invigorated 2017 Nissan GTR Nismo version that generates up to 600 horsepower and is available with Recaro front bucket seats, carbon fiber aero work and different suspension tuning. On the flipside, though, the vehicle doesn’t evoke as much passion as some of its rivals, has intrusive road noise, the Nismo model has a big price premium, and has a clunky around-town transmission behavior. That said, alternatives to consider include 2017 Acura NSX, Jaguar F-Type R for 2017, 2017 Nissan Corvette, and the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S for 2017.
2017 Nissan GTR Exterior Colors & Interior Changes
The high performance 2017 Nissan GTR with a 2+2 seating arrangement with a seating of four comes in three trims ranging from the Premium trim to the plush Nismo version.
The 2017 Nissan GTR Premium should be expected to feature 20” forged alloy wheels, LED running lights, dual zone automatic climate control, summer performance tires, keyless entry, an adaptive suspension system, keyless ignition, simulated suede upholstery, 7” touchscreen display, a rearview camera, 11-speaker premium audio system, an eight-way driver’s seat, a navigation system, LED adaptive headlights, satellite radio, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, four-way passenger seat, active noise cancellation, CD player, and front heated seats.
The Premium trim also comes with three optional packages. The Premium Interior package comes bundled with upgraded leather upholstery, and all-seasoned run flat tires should be expected from the Cold Weather package. For 2017, expect the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition to come with a special plaque mounted on the center stack, Silica Brass paint, and a gold VIN plate. Unfortunately, the optional packages above won’t make it to both the Nismo and Black Edition trims.
Moving up the trim ladder gets you the Black Edition trim which comes equipped with unique black and red interior trim, a carbon fiber rear spoiler, lightweight black alloy wheels, and leather sports seats.
Seating pretty at the top of the food chain is the 2017 Nissan GTR Nismo model. The vehicle comes fitted with a firmer suspension tuning, a more powerful engine, distinctive interior trim, a titanium exhaust system, and plenty of body reinforcements.
2017 Nissan GTR Engine Specs
Powering the untamed 2017 Nissan GTR is a turbocharged 3.8L V6 engine that is able to crank out 550 horsepower and 463 pounds of torque. Routing this power to the AWD system is the six speed automated manual transmission system.
Opting for the plush Nismo gets you 600 horsepower and 481 pounds of torque. For a jaw-dropping performance, you can utilize the launch-control program. We had the opportunity to test drive the 2017 Nissan GTR, however, the 2015 GT-R sprinted from 0-60 mph in an impressive 3.2 seconds. Additionally, the 2015 EPA ratings stand at 16/22/19 mpg in the city/highway/combined.
Some of the standard safety features to expect from the new 2017 Nissan GTR include full-length side curtain airbags, traction control, antilock disc brakes, and stability control.
2017 Nissan GTR Price & Date Of Release
Expect the 2017 Nissan GTR Premium trim to cost you an MSRP starting from $101,770, the Black Edition – $111,510, and the top-of-the-line 2017 Nissan GTR Nismo – an MSRP starting from $149,990. We should expect the vehicle sometime before this fall.