Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed — Godzilla Set To Go On A Rampage On Indian Roads

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Japanese carmaker Nissan is all set to unleash the supercar known as Godzilla, the GT-R on Indian shores. Nissan is already accepting booking for the GT-R for a deposit of Rs. 25 lakh.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

According to a report by AutoToday, the launch date for the Japanese supercar has been finally revealed.

The publication claims that the Nissan GT-R will finally enter India on November 9, 2016.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

Nissan had first introduced India to the GT-R at the 2016 Auto Expo. However, a month later at the 2016 New York Auto Show, Nissan unveiled the 2017 model year update to the GT-R which bought in a whole host of updates to the 9-year old supercar. It is this updated car that will finally mark the official entry of the GT-R into India.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

Powering the GT-R is a 3.8-litre twin turbocharged V6 engine that pushes out 562bhp and 637Nm of torque. Each of the 3.8-litre V6 twin-turbo engines are built by only five master craftsmen who are given the title Takumi.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

The engine send the power to all four wheels through a six-speed dual clutch gearbox. Thanks to the all-wheel-drive setup the Nissan GT-R will sprint from 0-100km/h in under 3 seconds and it will keep on sprinting till it tops out at 307km/h.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

To ensure the GT-R can come to a halt as quick as it takes off, Nissan has fitted 390mm discs up front with six-piston calipers and 380mm discs with four piston brakes at the rear.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

Design wise, the 2017 GT-R features Nissan's V-motion grille up front along with a redesigned bumper with angular air intakes.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

The side sill of the GT-R extend outwards and the car sits on 20-inch Y-spoked alloy wheels.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

At the rear, the bumper has been redesigned as well and the twin exhaust on either end flank air vents in the centre.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

Inside, Nissan has kicked out the old fiddly, button mad interior for much more cleaner and plusher version.

There is a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is linked to a 11-speaker audio system from Bose.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

The interior features quite a bit of leather which can be specified in numerous colour option depending on the owner's tastes. Owners can also opt for Recaro race seats up front.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

Speaking of colours, the Nissan GT-R is available in Vibrant Red, Pearl Black, Storm White, Daytona Blue, Gun Metallic, and Ultimate Silver along with brand new Katsura Orange paint scheme.

Nissan GT-R Launch Date Revealed

The GT-R is expected to be priced in excess of Rs. 1.90 crore ex-showroom and will go up against the Audi R8 V10 and the Porsche 911 Turbo.

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