2015 Nissan GT-R Review

OVERALL RATING 3.7 of 5.0
  • Performance
    4.6 of 5.0
  • Cost of Ownership
    2.9 of 5.0
  • Interior
    3.9 of 5.0
  • Reliability
    3.5 of 5.0
CarSession
06 Sep 2014
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Nissan took the world by storm when they introduced the GT-R back in 2007. Since then the GT-R has become one of the most loved Japanese sports cars ever. There is no doubt that the GT-R is an exceptional sports car and the first of its kind. Nissan has kicked it up a notch with the introduction of the all new 2015 Nissan GT-R. Considering the power and handling capabilities of the previous models, one can only imagine what new features will be seen in the 2015 Nissan GT-R. But one thing is for sure, the new GT-R is sure to impress enthusiasts. Let’s look at the 2015 Nissan GT-R in detail:

Engine Specifications

There are four trims available in the 2015 Nissan GT-R. However, the engine is standard across all trims. The GT-R is equipped with a massive V-type engine. This engine has 6 cylinders with a displacement of 3.8 liters. For a sports car of its stature, the engine may seem small. But Nissan has employed topnotch engineering techniques to dish out immense power from this engine. To enhance the performance of this engine, the 2015 Nissan GT-R houses a twin-turbo system.

Performance Rating

The engine of the 2015 Nissan GT-R may seem like it does not deliver much power. But the truth is quite contrary to it. The engine is equipped with a twin-turbo system. This enables the engine to generate plenty of power. This engine is rated to produce a staggering 545 ponies at 6,400 RPM and 463 pounds of torque per feet. Certain variants of the 2015 Nissan GT-R use a wider turbo and an enhanced exhaust system. These changes can push the GT-R’s engine up to 600 horses and 480 pound of torque per feet. The 2015 Nissan GT-R is goes from 0 to 60 in only 3 seconds.

Transmission Specs

The 6-speed transmission is standard across all variants of the 2015 Nissan GT-R. The transmission is equipped with a dual clutch system. To make shifting a breeze and enhance handling capabilities, the GT-R has a paddle shift system. The transmission is mounted towards the rear end of the car which distributes weight evenly across the chassis. The best part about the 2015 Nissan GT-R is the All-Wheel Drive system. This system takes the GT-R’s handling to a whole new level. The drivetrain combined with an improved suspension system makes this car stable and a breeze to handle.

Interior Design

The interior of the 2015 Nissan GT-R is simple. It focuses more on performance rather than luxury. The interior is simple but elegant. The bucket seats are built in a non-traditional manner. They provide excellent support when you take the car for a spin on the track. But they do not lack the luxury aspect. The best aspect of the GT-R is the instrument panel. Each and every gauge is fitted in a compact way to make them easily accessible.

In addition, the RPM panel is larger. This provides a better view of the engine RPM so that the driver is able to shift in time which reduces the strain on the engine. This fabulous sports car can easily seat up to 4 passengers. It is an ideal vehicle for a small family. Considering its luxury aspects, you can use it as a daily driver as well. Every now and then, you can take it for a spin on the track.

The exterior appearance of the 2015 Nissan GT-R has not seen significant changes since its previous model. However, the company has added new performance and luxury features to it.