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YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – The current-generation Nissan GT-R has been round for the nice a part of 14-years, and even when current rumours are to be believed, Godzilla followers might want to wait a minimum of one other year to see a redesigned mannequin hit the streets.
While it is perhaps getting old, Nissan remains to be introducing minor upgrades on a yearly foundation and that brings us to the 2022 mannequin year Nissan GT-R that was revealed in Japan on Tuesday. Bear in thoughts that what we see right here is the Japanese spec model, so international fashions may differ to a point.
Nissan hasn’t tinkered below the bonnet at this late stage of the GT-R’s life cycle, which means that MY2022 fashions ship with the acquainted 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6, pushing 408kW and driving all 4 wheels by means of a dual-clutch transmission.
The 2022 Nissan GT-R does nonetheless achieve new cosmetics and chassis upgrades by means of the introduction of two T-spec restricted version fashions in the type of the Premium Edition and Track Edition by Nismo.
Both T-spec editions achieve unique carbon ceramic brakes in addition to a carbon fibre rear spoiler, widened fenders, bespoke engine cover and distinctive badging. Buyers also can go for two new physique colors: Midnight Purple and Millenium Jade. The latter is a modernised model of the enduring color used on earlier GT-R generations and it was impressed by the color shifting of the aurora borealis.
The Nissan GT-R Premium Edition T-spec additionally boasts a extra unique inside design in addition to Rays alloy wheels in bronze and chassis mods which are stated to allow “smooth and sensitive” dealing with.
The GT-R Track Edition engineered by Nismo is a extra hardcore possibility and it’s set aside by an unique carbon-fibre roof and boot lid.
The current-generation Nissan GT-R remains to be listed as being on sale in South Africa, with a beginning worth of R2 501 900. There’s no phrase at this stage on when or whether or not the 2022 mannequin shall be heading our manner.