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2015-03-16 08:28

UPDATED GT-R NOW IN SA: Nissan's GT-R supercar has benefited from several enhancements for 2015. Gallery. Image: Nissan

  Improved suspension
  • Enhanced Premium Edition
  3.8-litre V6 397kW/628Nm

ROSSLYN, Gauteng - Nissan's GT-R sports car's been given a number of mechanical, interior and exterior enhancements for 2015, the most notable better ride and handling.

Nissan says: "Comfort is playing an even greater role than before."

Its suspension (double wishbone front and multilink rear) has been tweaked to be better able at absorbing bumps and undulations while improving stability.

NVH REDUCTION

Noise, vibration and harshness have been reduced by taming transmission noise, shock-absorbers and brakes (two-piece, floating-rotor Brembo discs0. A new multi-spoked wheel-rim design is available for the GT-R Premium Edition.

IMAGE GALLERY: 2015 Nissan GT-R

Nissan South Africa's general manager of product planning, Konstantin von Vieregge, said: "Most important to note is that the price increase has been capped at a only one percent - a minimal increase of R15 000 to all models -  exceptional value."

The Nissan GT-R has a 3.8-litre turbocharged V6 capable of 397kW/628Nm, 0-100 km/h in 2.9sec and 315 km/h. Power is sent to all four wheels through a six-speed dual-clutch auto gearbox linked to a mechanical limited-slip differential.

PRICES
Nissan GT-R Premium Edition - R1 490 000
Nissan GT-R Premium Edition (red interior) - R1 541 000
Nissan GT-R Black Edition - R1542 000

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