Nissan: Nissan GT-R named tip Premium Sports Car in 2017 ALG Residual Value Awards

Posted on 18. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

2017 Nissan GT-R Press Kit

 

LOS ANGELES – The 2017 Nissan GT-R, with a accessible 600-horsepower high-capacity turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 engine, is routinely famous for a speed. Today, a iconic Nissan supercar was given a prestigious endowment for going delayed – as in delayed debasement – in being named a tip Premium Sports Car in a annual ALG Residual Value Awards. The endowment was presented this afternoon during a 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The ALG Residual Value Awards commend vehicles in a operation of segments that are foresee to keep a top commission of a strange Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) after a three-year tenure period. ALG considers debasement to be a singular biggest responsibility of automobile ownership. For 2017, GT-R is accessible in twin models – GT-R Premium with an MSRP1 of $109,990 USD, and a singular prolongation GT-R NISMO with an MSRP1 of $174,990 USD.

“We have always been unapproachable of how GT-R delivers well-developed ‘bang for a buck’ in terms of pristine performance-per-dollar,” conspicuous Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “The approval by ALG adds another convincing reason because GT-R is a good choice, yet we consider all it unequivocally takes is to trip behind a steering circle and pull a engine start button.”

 

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For 2017, Nissan GT-R reflects a many poignant makeover to a iconic supercar given a launch in a U.S. as a 2009 model. It offers a uninformed demeanour inside and out, as good as vital pushing opening enhancements and pivotal new features.

The new energetic styling includes a new V-motion grille, one of Nissan’s latest settlement signatures, that has been lengthened to yield improved engine cooling and now facilities a matte chrome finish and an updated filigree pattern. A new hood, featuring conspicuous impression lines issuing exquisitely from a grille, has been reinforced to raise fortitude during high speed driving. One new four-coat reward extraneous paint color, Blaze Metallic, has been combined to a extraneous paint palette.

Unique GT-R NISMO physique facilities embody CO fiber front and back bumpers, black outward mirrors with red ribbon and CO fiber side sills and button treatment. The GT-R NISMO’s handmade dry CO back spoiler facilities a special cloaking that allows CO fiber “weave” to be felt by a touch.

Inside a cabin, a new GT-R interior settlement facilities an instrument row wrapped in hand-selected Nappa leather and a revised front chair settlement for extended comfort and holding performance. The simplified switch blueprint reduces a series of switches from 27 in a prior settlement to only 11, while an 8-inch capacitive hold row guard replaces a prior 7-inch design. In addition, a paddle shifters are now mounted on a steering wheel, permitting drivers to make mid-turn rigging changes but holding their hands off a wheel.

The new 2017 GT-R Premium now offers 565 horsepower, an boost of 20 HP contra a 2016 model, with a agree torque bend for extended on-demand acceleration. Among a powertrain changes is a new Titanium empty complement – customary on GT-R Premium models.

The 2017 GT-R NISMO’s VR38DETT 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 is rated during 600 horsepower and 481 lb-ft of torque2 – representing an additional 35 horsepower and 14 lb-ft of torque compared to 2017 GT-R Premium models. All GT-R engines are hand-assembled from commencement to finish in a special purify room by specifically lerned technicians, a routine identical to racing powerplant construction. An aluminum image is combined to a front of any engine display a name of a Takumi engine craftsman.

The polished powerplants are corroborated by an modernized paddle-shifted consecutive 6-speed twin purchase transmission, that can be motorist comparison to change during competition car-like speeds. All 2017 Nissan GT-Rs are built on an disdainful Premium Midship platform, that enables a use of a singular eccentric back transaxle ATTESA E-TS all-wheel expostulate system.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014.

Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission automobile segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About ALG
Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with an bureau in Toronto, Ontario, ALG is an management on automotive residual value projections in North America. By examining scarcely 2,500 automobile trims any year to consider residual value – that is especially driven by used automobile inventory, code strength, macroeconomic conditions, inducement spending and pricing – ALG provides automobile attention and financial services clients with resale insights, forecasts and consulting services about a destiny automobile marketplace. ALG, owned by TrueCar, Inc., a negotiation-free automobile shopping and offered platform, has been edition residual values for all cars, trucks and SUVs in a U.S. for over 50 years and in Canada given 1981.

 

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Contact

Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
615-725-5264
dan.passe@nissan-usa.com  

Kyle Torrens
Nissan Communications
615-725-4019
kyle.torrens@nissan-usa.com   

1. MSRP excludes germane tax, title, permit fees and end charges. Dealer sets tangible price. Prices and specs are theme to change but notice. Destination and doing $1,695.
2. 93 octane gasoline required.

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