Nissan: Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 for 2017 suggested during Twin Ring Motegi

Posted on 15. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan’s new GT500 challenger, that aims to conflict for championship success in 2017, was suggested on a eve of final weekend’s Super GT final rounds.

The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 was denounced during Twin Ring Motegi along with entries from rivals Lexus and Honda.

New regulations for 2017 embody a 25 percent rebate in sum downforce in all GT500 machines. NISMO has also incorporated enhancements with continuation and reliability, while serve advances were achieved in energy output.

The car’s dynamics were also softened by a lowered core of sobriety and an optimization of weight distribution.

The new automobile aims to continue a implausible success for Nissan in new years, that won a championship 2014 and 2015 and won 5 of a 8 rounds in 2016.

“We will make serve growth improvements during off-season tests and aim to emanate a competition automobile that will gleam brilliantly within a story of motorsports,” pronounced boss and CEO of NISMO, Takao Katagiri. “We wish to disturb fans with a fast, some-more appealing GT-R that will excite fans as it lines adult on a grid for a opening turn competing opposite a new Lexus and Honda machines.”

Fans will get another possibility to perspective a 2017-spec GT500 GT-R during a arriving NISMO Festival in Japan scheduled for Fuji International Speedway on Dec 11.



NISMO Calendar

November 19-20
FIA WEC, Bahrain

December 3-4
Australian Supercars, Homebush Street Circuit, Sydney, NSW,Australia

December 11
NISMO Festival, Fuji International Speedway, Japan


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