2012 Nissan GT-R – Affordable, Advanced and Performing

2012 Nissan GT-R – Affordable, Advanced and Performing
First Look:

Great automobiles are made up of great technology mixed with high performance, and where this blend gets right we gets vehicles like the 2012 Nissan GT-R. The new Nissan GT-R is a fine example of high performance automobile loaded with immensely advanced technology. The Nissan GT-R enters the market as an emblem of Nissan’s newest technology, and hence some loaded with some serious hardware set such as a strong twin-turbo V6, a superior all-wheel-drive system, a dual-clutch automated manual transmission and a sport-focused suspension having adaptive dampers. The performance numbers of GT-R comfortably places the car into Supercar segment, but despite that the car maintains a respectable lower price point.

Nissan has advanced the performance envelope for the 2012 Nissan GT-R, and the new GT-R is way more advanced that the previous versions. The maximum power under the hood now is 530 horsepower, which is 45 hp more than previous year and maximum torque this year is 488 lbs-ft, which are 434 more from last year. The increased power and torque could be attributed to the blend of revised turbo boost and the smooth exhaust and intake systems. The brakes for the car which already were immensely impressive have also been enlarged a tad bit by means of added performance potential.

What’s New for 2012 Nissan GT-R?

The 2012 Nissan GT-R comes with extra power and in addition to this there also are some aerodynamic and styling changes in the exteriors of the car. The interiors have also seen some minor revision. Also, a brand new GT-R Black Edition debuts this year.

Body Styling and Features

The 2012 Nissan GT-R is a two seater high-performance sport coupe, which is available only in single Premium trim level.

Like any premium trim, the standard feature set here also includes some of the highly advanced and modern features such as 20-inch alloy wheels having high-performance tires, LED running lights, automatic xenon headlights, an electronically modifiable suspension, Brembo brakes, heated power-adjustable front seats, faux/leather-suede upholstery, keyless entry/ignition, an 11 speaker Bose CD/MP3 audio system having two subwoofers, dual-zone automatic climate control, iPod connectivity, satellite radio and streaming audio and Bluetooth phone. Some other standard features for the car includes a hard-drive-based navigation system having 9.4 gigabytes accessible for audio storage, real-time weather and traffic updates and multifunction driver-configurable information monitor.The 2012 Nissan GT-R also comes with a brand new GT-R Black Edition, which comes loaded with some more advanced features such as lightweight black wheels, a unique red and black interior and leather Recaro seats.

Some other optional equipment here are a no-cost Cold Weather package, which will get you Dunlop all-season run-flat tires, darker wheels and a unique coolant-to-water ratio facilitating faster engine warm-up, an extra-cost “Super Silver” paint job which has three layers of clear coasting and has been polished by hand and a rearview camera.

Interior Design:

The cabin of 2012 Nissan GT-R is not flashy and luxurious, but it clearly reflects the implementation of performance oriented and advance technological features. The front seats of the cars have high-flying bolsters and the faux-suede upholstery used in the interiors of the car keeps the occupants stable during high-G maneuvers, and at the same time it gives immense comfort during long-distance run. The interiors of the car itself is respectably constructed, and has plethora of soft-touch materials, and most of the controls of the car has a strong, positive feel. Go for the Black Edition and you could get even better appearing interiors.

Under The Hood:

The 2012 Nissan GT-R has a 3.8 ltr twin-turbocharged V6 engine pumping under its hood and generating maximum power of 530 hp and maximum torque of 488 lb-ft of maximum torque. The engine here is mated with a 6 speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission which takes the power to the ground through its advanced AWD system.


The previous Nissan GT-R already was one of the finest performers that we’ve seen, but now this new 2012 Nissan GT-R is just stunning. The new GT-R sprinted from 0 to 60 mph in merely 3.1 secs, which was around more than half a second faster than previous model.

Safety Equipments:

The 2012 Nissan GT-R ensures the safety with its stability and traction control and antilock Brembo brakes. In addition to this, the car also has full-length side curtain airbags and front-seat side airbags.


The 2012 Nissan GT-R brings world class performance and technology at a reachable price and certifies that it doesn’t have to be stratospheric expensive, if it’s advanced or performance oriented.


The 2012 Nissan GT-R delivers astonishing acceleration; is simple to drive; has immensely high handling limits and superb-quality interior; is fast and has an affordable bargain price.


The 2012 Nissan GT-R is big and bulky and doesn’t have the conventional manual transmission.


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