Super GT

  • 2023 Honda Civic Type R-GT race car for Super GT series

    The Japanese Super GT series allows for big changes in bodywork, allows for up to 650 hp, and requires rear-wheel drive.

  • 2022 Nissan Z GT500 Super GT race car
    This wide-body Nissan Z GT500 replaces the GT-R in Japan's Super GT series

    The redesigned 2023 Nissan Z is the basis of Nissan's next Super GT GT500 racer.

  • 2021 Subaru BRZ GT300 race car
    2022 Subaru BRZ spawns Super GT racer

    The redesigned Subaru BRZ has spawned a race car for the GT300 class of Japan's Super GT touring car series.

  • Super GT x DTM Dream Race Fuji
    DTM and Super GT's first joint race to run this weekend at Fuji Speedway

    The cars will race under Class 1 rules already in use in DTM and due to be adopted by Super GT in 2020.

  • 2020 Toyota GR Supra GT500 Super GT race car
    Toyota reveals wild Supra race car for 2020 Super GT season

    Toyota, together with Honda and Nissan, has revealed its race car designed for the new Class 1 rules being adopted for Super GT's 2020 season and beyond.

  • Toyota GR Supra Racing concept
    Toyota GR Supra Racing concept previews 2020 Super GT entry

    Toyota's reborn Supra is scheduled for its world debut on January 14 at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. However, a version of the car was shown Friday in Japan at the 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon. The version is a concept previewing the new Supra-based race car that will...

  • 2017 Honda NSX-GT Super GT race car

    Following Fernando Alonso’s stint in last weekend’s Indianapolis 500, his former teammate at the McLaren Formula One team, Jenson Button, plans to test out Japan’s Super GT touring car series. Honda has confirmed that Button, who is currently a reserve driver for the McLaren F1 team, which sources power units from Honda, will race at the Suzuka round of the 2017 Super GT Series scheduled for August 27. Button will drive a Honda NSX-GT fielded by Team Mugen in the 1,000-kilometer race held on the famous Suzuka Circuit. It’s a track Button will be familiar with as...

  • 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 Super GT race car
    2017 Nissan GT-R Super GT racer revealed

    The third and final race car for the 2017 season of popular Japanese touring car series Super GT, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500, has been revealed. The will compete in the premier GT500 class alongside the new-for-2017 Honda NSX-GT and Lexus LC GT500 race cars, which replace the respective NSX-GT...

  • 2017 Honda NSX-GT Super GT race car
    Honda reveals new NSX-GT Super GT racer

    Acura’s new NSX is the basis of Honda’s 2017 entry for the Japanese touring car series known as Super GT, replacing the NSX-GT Concept that Honda has used since 2013. Honda in October conducted the initial shakedown of the new NSX-GT race car alongside the rival Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500...

  • 2017 Lexus LC GT500 Super GT race car
    2017 Lexus LC Super GT racer revealed

    Lexus has unveiled the new race car based on its upcoming LC flagship coupe. The car has been designed for the popular Japanese touring car series known as Super GT and will compete in the premier GT500 class. It will make its debut in the 2017 motorsport season and replace Lexus’ current...

  • Lexus LC race car spy shots - Image via Lexusracing_36
    Lexus LC race car spied testing

    Lexus is developing a race car based on its new LC coupe. A prototype was spotted recently in Japan by Twitter user @Lexusracing_36, and although it’s heavily disguised we can clearly see the car is based on the LC. Lexus’ LF-LC GT Vision Gran Turismo concept from 2015 hints at...

  • Original GT Academy winner Lucas Ordonez
    First GT Academy Winner To Drive For Nissan In Super GT & Le Mans, Another Being Prepped For F1

    The original winner of Nissan’s GT Academy, Lucas Ordonez, has certainly come a long way since his student days of 2008. After winning the first-ever round of GT Academy that year, Ordonez was propelled into the world of GT4 racing where he competed in a Nissan 350Z and then the 370Z. In 2010...

  • 2014 Lexus RC F GT500 Super GT race car

    Lexus has revealed the race car that will take on similar-spec cars based on the likes of the Acura NSX and Nissan GT-R in Japan’s premier touring car series, Super GT. The new race car is based on Lexus’ recently revealed RC F and will be competing in the top GT500 category of Super GT. The car, whose official title is RC F GT500, was shown for the first time at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon earlier this month. It recently underwent an initial shakedown test at the Suzuka Circuit and is set for its competition debut at the opening round of the 2014 Super GT series at the Okayama...

  • 2014 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 Super GT race car
    2014 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 Super GT Race Car Revealed

    Nissan is the third automaker this week to reveal its new racing car for the 2014 season of Super GT. The car’s official title is the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 and it recently underwent its initial shakedown alongside rivals from Lexus and Honda at the Suzuka Circuit. To develop its new...

  • 2014 Lexus RC GT500 Super GT race car
    2015 Lexus RC To Go Racing In Super GT

    Lexus is working on a new coupe that will go up against the Audi A5, BMW 4-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe in the luxury arena, however, the car will also do battle with the likes of the Acura NSX, Nissan GT-R and a few European exotics in the world of Super GT. Super GT is Japan’s...

  • Honda NSX Concept-GT
    Honda Previews New NSX Super GT Race Car

    Honda has given us our first look at the new race car it plans to compete with in the premier GT500 class of Japan’s Super GT touring car series from next year onwards. The new race car is still in the concept phase but it already closely resembles the final version due on the grid next year...

  • 2012 Subaru BRZ GT300 race car
    Subaru Outlines 2013 Motorsport Activities

    Subaru’s motorsport activities in 2013 will center on three main competitions, with once again the sporty BRZ and Impreza WRX STI representing the automaker in its endeavors. The three competitions include the Super GT touring car series, the Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race, and...

  • 2012 Mugen CR-Z GT Super GT race car
    Honda To Race CR-Z Hybrid In Japan’s Super GT Series

    The racing version of the Honda CR-Z gets a twin-turbocharged 2.8-liter V-6 and custom hybrid system.

  • Fire damage to the APR Racing Prius GT. Image: APR Racing

    Last December we brought you the unlikely news that the Toyota Prius had been approved for competition in Japan’s Super GT series. The Prius was named as a replacement for the Toyota Corolla Axio, and was set to run in the GT300 class, which restricts output to 300 horsepower. If you get the feeling that a 300-horsepower Prius racecar differs from those on your local Toyota dealer’s lot, you’d be correct. Cars in the Super GT series are allowed to run different engines and drivetrains, and the GT300 Prius is a mid-engined, rear drive beast fitted with a V-6 engine and...

  • 2012 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car
    Nissan GT-R To Enter GT300 Class In Japan’s Super GT Series

    The Nissan GT-R has proven itself time and time again, both on and off the race track, but nowhere has it been such a formidable force than in its domestic market’s Super GT race series. The iconic Japanese supercar has numerous Super GT and previous JGTC titles under its belt but all of...

  • 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 Super GT race car
    Nissan GT-R GT500 In Full Race Livery

    The race cars of the GT500 class in the Japanese touring car series (JGTC) have some of the most extreme aerodynamic packages in the business and the latest iteration of one of the event's legends, Nissan’s GT-R super sports car, doesn’t fail to live up to the standard of past heroes...

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