The new model arrives in South African showrooms in February 2012.
At a glance, it has more power(397kW), improved economy and lower emissions; unique asymmetric suspension settings on RHD cars; enhanced transmission shift feel; special race tuned oils used in differential; body strengthened for even greater handling finesse; new Bose Precision Sound System woofers and rear view camera standard.
Significant improvements to the engine, chassis and transmission are the key changes to Nissan’s flagship model for the 2012 model year.
When it was launched, the iconic GT-R created a new type of super car. Performance and handling were exceptional, of course, but more importantly the car’s potential was accessible to all drivers under all conditions.
It was greeted with universal praise but Nissan’s policy of constant development means the GT-R continues to evolve.
The latest version, of which the first orders will be delivered in South Africa in February 2012, is the most efficient yet. It offers even greater performance but this is allied to improved economy and lower emissions to provide further excitement to drivers and passengers.
As well as more power, the 2012 MY GT-R has a newly developed asymmetric suspension which compensates for greater weight on the driver’s side in RHD models, enhanced transmission’s feel’ and a stronger body for extra rigidity and ever better handling.
In the UK and Japan, there’s also the arrival of a new “For TRACK PACK” version which inherits the DNA of the Spec_V model and turns the GT-R into a light-weight two seater for the ultimate in trackday performance.
With the latest 2012MY version, the legend that is the Nissan GT-R continues to evolve.
Recommended retail price:
2012 GT-R Premium Edition R1,347,000 (incl. vat)
2012 GT-R Black Edition R1, 397,000 (incl. vat)