Advertisement

America’s AMS Performance Builds World’s First Nine Second R35 Nissan GT-R

Follow Viknesh

The Nissan GT-R is the quintessential Japanese sports car--high-tech, efficient and with styling that could only have come from the Land of the Rising Sun--but when it comes to performance tuning of the latest R35 model, America is king.

AMS Performance, based in Chicago, Illinois, currently builds the world’s fastest R35 Nissan GT-R. With a peak output of 850 horsepower (dynoed at more than 760 horsepower at all four wheels), AMS’ SR850 package for the Nissan GT-R managed to run a 9.89 second quarter mile with a trap speed of 145.98 mph in Houston, Texas.

This time not only made the AMS-prepped GT-R fastest on the day but also fastest in the world.

Pricing for all that power and glory starts at $21,999.95, plus a GT-R.

Modifications to the car include a custom 3.5 inch high-flow exhaust system, upgraded ball bearing turbochargers and custom wastegate actuators, a new intercooler and HKS blow-off valves, as well as high-flow intake piping with K&N air filters. Other necessities include upgraded fuel injectors, a re-calibrated ECU and Cobb AccessPORT tuning system.

We wonder how long it will take one of Japan’s tuning powerhouses like HKS or Mines to come out with a faster Godzilla.

[AMS Performance]

Advertisement
 
Follow Us

 

Have an opinion?

  • Posting indicates you have read this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
  • Notify me when there are more comments
 

Have an opinion? Join the conversation!

Advertisement

Take Us With You!

 
Advertisement
Advertisement

Research New Cars

Go!

Related Used Listings

Browse used listings in your area.


 
© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.