Ten things you need to know about the new Nissan GT-R – Top Gear


It’s most likely regarding as much as they can easily push this R35 generation GT-R

“This is our utmost R35 and most likely the last huge change,” Shiro Nakamura told us. Design-wise, he thinks it’s additionally as much as he can easily push it. About the following GT-R, every one of Nissan’s honchos remained tight-lipped regarding the R36. However, Nakamura-san told us some intriguing points regarding its packaging.

“Among the points we’ll modification with the following generation is the height. Compared along with others supercars, the R35’s frontal location is pretty big. To me, the following generation – if I Create it – undoubtedly has actually to go low. That is mandatory. We can’t support the height from an aerodynamics and efficiency point of view.”

And any person that has actually looked under, or in to the engine bay, of a GT-R can easily sympathise along with Exactly how well Nissan has actually functioned at fitting every one of its amazing gubbins in. However offered much more technology is specified with the brand-new car, it’s now an also greater challenge.

“The brand-new auto is taking time as there’s much more to package,” Nakamura said. “A complete carbon [monocoque] is not reasonable with this type of production auto and we have actually troubles along with the dimension of the battery and where to position it. That is a big challenge.”

If you wish a complete outline of what’s in save with the next-gen GT-R, we’d preferred going through Leading Gear’s cheat sheet.