Nissan's 370Z has turned heads and changed minds when it comes the future of the Z-car, and to help push the company's sporting reputation even further, Nissan has opened a shop featuring the car alongside the already proven GT-R at the infamous Nurburgring. Though it's known around the world as the Green Hell, it's been Nissan's personal hell of late as it tousles with Porsche over the GT-R's claimed lap time of 7:26.7 minutes around the 12.9mi Nordschleife, or North Loop. The shop itself features unique merchandise from Nissan and its NISMO motorsports division in the 5,381 square foot...
Garage Saurus one of the first to tune Nissan’s GT-R SpecV
Like a fine piece of art or a perfectly cooked stake, the 2010 Nissan GT-R SpecV is one of those cars that shouldn’t be fiddled with and just accepted as one of the best examples of automotive engineering on sale today. With more than 478hp (356kW) and 430lb-ft (580Nm) on tap and a kerb...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Nissan GT-R SpecV turbochargers suggest room for more power
For a long time now, news of the Nissan GT-R SpecV has been making the rounds, with many expecting the new model to outdo even the mighty Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 when it finally takes to the Nurburgring for an official run. Part of these rumors was the assumption that the SpecV model would not be...Kenneth Hall
Nissan Japan offers retrofit upgrades and SpecV parts for early model GT-Rs
The Nissan GT-R first went on sale in Japan in December of 2007 and since then has undergone a series of minor updates to arrive at the current 2010 model year ‘Series II’ specification. During this time we’ve also seen the introduction of the lighter and stiffer SpecV model...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Nissan GT-R posts new 7m 26.7s Nurburgring lap time
It wasn't long ago that the public spitting contest between Nissan and Porsche regarding the GT-R's lap time around the famed Nurburgring was in the spotlight. Nissan started the tussle by recording an astonishing lap time of 7m 38s around the benchmark circuit and then withered this down to just...Jeremy Weber
Nissan GT-R chief engineer confirms ”high-performance” model
While the GT-R SpecV is one of the fastest and best-handling cars currently in production, it’s safe to say that almost every car enthusiast on the planet was hoping Nissan would pull out something much more extreme for the special edition model. In the lead up to the car’s unveiling...Jeremy Weber
Nissan earlier this month revealed details for its new limited-production GT-R SpecV model, which goes on sale in Japan early in February and is expected to arrive in the U.S. later this year. The SpecV is targeted specifically at enthusiast drivers who desire race car-level performance in a street-legal vehicle. Today we have live photos of the car taken at a dealership in Nagoya, Japan. Based on the new ‘Series II’ GT-R, the SpecV model includes unique body, interior and performance equipment and modifications, raising the already potent supercar’s performance to even...