The Nissan GT-R Nismo will be priced from £149,995 when it goes on sale in the UK this November.
The new Nismo sits near the top of the latest GT-R range, which was first previewed at the New York motor showearlier this year sporting a facelifted look rather than the overhaul associated with an all-new car.
The standard GT-R costs £79,995 in entry-level Pure edition, meaning that in Nismo spec the price is close to double that of the entry-level model.
Nissan’s £149,995 price tag for the GT-R Nismo also puts it in league with the Honda NSX and McLaren 570S, although these are priced slightly lower than the GT-R Nismo and have slightly less-impressive performance to match.
The next most expensive GT-R is the Track Edition, at £91,995, which bridges the gap between the standard GT-R and the more hardcore Nismo car.
In Germany and France the GT-R costs €184,950 (around £166,874), which is more than £18,000 more than Nissan charges for UK cars.
New to the GT-R is a subtle refresh to the exterior bodywork, which Nissan claims generates more downforce than that of any other Nissan in history, while the interior has been tweaked to include a redesigned, more modern-looking dashboard and a more premium feel.
The engine also gains a pair of high-flow, large-diameter turbochargers, as first used in GT3 competition, to develop 592bhp – 30bhp more than the regular car.
There’s no word as of yet as to how many Nismo models will come to the UK, but the previous-generation car was sold in just 25 units here. The first examples of the new model will land in Britain in late November.
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