Nissan's feisty GT-R Nismo GT3
JUST FOR RACING: The 2013 Model, Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 is a pure race car which will not be used on public roads. The image above however is the 2012 Nissan GT-R which is allowed on roads.
TOKYO, Japan - Nissan Motorsports International (Nismo) has announced the official release of its GT3 racer that conforms to FIA regulations: the 2013 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3.
The current model, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3, which debuted in March 2012, has brought back race victories from across the globe.
2012 DATA FOR 2013
Entered by Nismo's NDDP Racing as well as a number of customer racing teams, the GT-3 has outperformed the competition in the 2012 Super GT series (GT 300 class), Super Taikyu (GT3 class), British GT Championship and GT Cup.
Nismo has developed the 2013 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 using all the data obtained from these races, in addition to the dyno, track tests, and customer feedback, to enhance its competitiveness and performance.
Most significant improvements were made to the following:
- Engine performance and durability
- Aerodynamic performance
- Brake balance
- Suspension setting to suit new aerodynamics package
- Gear ratio to optimise engine output increase
According to Nismo, the engine is the biggest contribution to performance enhancement and includes new camshaft timing. Moving parts of the engine were also reinforced for durability.
Several modifications were made to enhance aerodynamics: canards were added to the front and the front fender louvres were enlarged. The positioning of the rear wing has also been optimised.
The 2013 GT3 is manufactured on demand and orders will be accepted from November, 2012 onwards.
Specifications of the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3
Power: 405kW (or higher) at 6500rpm
Torque: 637Nm (or higher) at 5000rpm
This Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 is a racing car and therefore cannot be used on public roads or be registered for such a license.