The Japanese car maker announced today that an updated Nissan GT-R version will hit the company’s home market on December 7th.
Among improvements in the updated Nissan GT-R version the automaker mentioned a revised navigation system with HDD-based CARWINGS and enhanced entertainment functions plus a retuned suspension that will offer both comfort and accuracy.
The 2011 Nissan GT-R stiffness in the front and rear shock absorbers as well as in the rear suspension rod bushings has been increased, features that were previously available in the Nissan GT-R SpecV variant.
New Dunlop tires are now offered as standard on the 2011 Nissan GT-R and on the technical site the newly adopted hexagonal meshed catalyst cells reduce ventilation and airflow resistance.
The 2011 Nissan GT-R price starts at 8,610,000 Yen in Japan and arrival in other global markets is scheduled for next spring.
Nissan press release :
YOKOHAMA (Oct. 21, 2009) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the release of the latest version of the Nissan GT-R, which goes on sale on December 7th at Nissan dealers nationwide in Japan. The updated GT-R receives a number of enhancements, including a revised navigation system, recalibrated suspension settings and an improved-flow catalyst system. It is scheduled to go on sale in other global markets beginning next spring.
Since its introduction in the Japanese market in December 2007, the Nissan GT-R has gone through continuous evolution, remaining on the cutting-edge of multi-dimensional performance. The GT-R has also been acclaimed globally, winning more than 50 top awards in various categories since launch. Nissan also supports GT-R owners with exceptional after-sales service.
The latest revisions to GT-R include a new HDD-based CARWINGS navigation system with enhanced entertainment functions. A USB port with iPod®*1 connectivity allows the driver and passengers to enjoy their favorite music in the car, creating an even more pleasant interior environment. *2
In addition, the GT-R’s suspension has been retuned to offer enhanced, premium quality ride comfort, while still providing the driver with a feeling of direct contact with the road surface. The accuracy of the front shock absorbers and springs has been increased and the stiffness of rear suspension radius rod bushings has been strengthened. Rear diffusers with cooling ducts, previously available only on the GT-R SpecV, have been expanded to non-SpecV models, improving cooling performance around the rear floor area.
The exclusive Nissan GT-R SpecV models receive revised rear shock absorber settings, enhancing the characteristic combination of supple ride comfort and flat, predictable handling. In conjunction with this change, SpecV now comes standard with Dunlop tires. The previously standard Bridgestone tires are available as a factory-installed option.
Finally, both the Nissan GT-R and GT-R SpecV achieve improved low- and mid-range engine response, thanks to newly adopted hexagonal meshed catalyst cells that reduce ventilation/airflow resistance.
Nationwide MSRP Pricing in Japan (including consumption tax)     
Drivetrain     Engine           Grade                           Transmission       Price (yen)  
4WD            VR38DETT      GT-R                            GR6 dual clutch    8,610,000
                                       GT-R Black edition         transmission        8,820,000
                                       GT-R Premium edition                             9,240,000  
                                       GT-R SpecV                                            15,750,000  
* SpecV goes on sale at seven specially selected Nissan dealers throughout Japan.
*1 iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
*2 May not be applicable in selected countries.

Source: Nissan