Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 rolled out in the Philippines

Updated Dec 02, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

It is faster, harder and stronger.

Nissan PH has formally taken the cover off the Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 in the Philippines. Honorably, our country is the first market in ASEAN to welcome this new GT-R NISMO.

Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 angular front

The Philippines is the first ASEAN market to welcome the new 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO

There’s no denying that the Nissan GT-R is very strong already. And for now, the GT-R NISMO is far more potent with added aerodynamics and improved handling.

>>> In fact, the GT-R NISMO was speculated to hit our shores in November last year. Click to learn more.

Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 angular rear

The rear comes with a larger carbon fiber wing to further assist the car to generate downforce

Based on the standard GT-R, the GT-R NISMO is sportier and more alluring with revised bumpers and side skirt that are all made of carbon fiber. A new set of 20-inch aluminum NISMO wheels are also set up. The rear, on the other hand, comes with a larger carbon fiber wing to further assist the car to generate downforce. Carbon fiber material continues dominating the trunk with a view to reducing weight.

Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 interior

Internally, more NISMO goodies are fitted in the cabin

Internally, more NISMO equipment is fitted in the cabin. Accordingly, it is overshadowed by red and black trims along with NISMO seats. Further, a NISMO cluster and new NISMO Alcantara wrapped steering wheel are also worth mentioning on the inside.

Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 engine bay

The new GT-R NISMO is powered by a 3.8L V6 VR38 twin turbo engine

Speaking of the hardware, the new GT-R NISMO is powered by a 3.8L V6 VR38 twin turbo engine generating up to 600 PS thanks to larger turbos, mated to a six-speed dual clutch gearbox. The brand’s ATTESA ET-S AWD system is installed. Meanwhile, suspension system is also tuned up to put the power down as well as improving handling.

Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 at its launch

Are you willing to pay P13,200,000 for this performance Nissan?

In the Philippines, the Nissan GT-R NISMO 2018 is priced at P13,200,000.

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Know more about Nissan GT-R 2022

Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R 2022 is a high-performance, two-door sports car. It is the sixth model to carry the GT-R moniker, though technically being a spin-off of the Skyline GT-R models that preceded it. Nissan GT-R price Philippines starts at ₱8,900,000 for the entry-level Nissan GT-R Premium 3.8 AWD AT , while the top-of-the-line Nissan GT-R NISMO 3.8 AWD AT is priced at ₱13,200,000

In the Philippine market, the GT-R can be had in two flavors. There’s the GT-R NISMO, and the GT-R Premium. For the prices of these two GT-R variants, one should contact the nearest Nissan dealerships. 

Under the hood, both GT-R variants in the local market use a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. On the Premium variant, the said engine can produce up to 562 horsepower and 633 Nm of torque. The NISMO trim is tuned to make more at 600 horsepower and 652 Nm of torque. Both trims then come with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, and both have all-wheel-drive. 

Size-wise, both trims are 1,895mm wide, and 1,370mm in height. Both also have a wheelbase length of 2,780mm, and a ground clearance of 110mm. In terms of length, the GT-R NISMO is slightly shorter at 4,690mm. In turn, the Premium trim is longer at 4,710mm. 

Locally, the Nissan GT-R competes against the likes of the Chevrolet Corvette C8, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Audi R8, and the BMW M5. 

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