2014 Nissan GT-R

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The Nissan’s GT-R is a two door, four seat sports car that was first introduced in 2007 in Japan, in 2008 to Canada and the US and in 2009 to the rest of the world. This is one of the stylish and performance oriented cars of the brand that are loved by people for its on road attitude and distinctive attributes. Nissan unveiled a 2014 version of its popular GT-R with the addition of more styling, innovation and precision that makes it more attractive and charming for the segment.

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For the 2014 model year, Nissan adds new fuel injectors to ensure improved throttle response, an oil pan to ensure a stable oil delivery, new interior features with the addition of a new two seat track edition trim. All these improvements will help the car to knock out its rivals with confidence and dignity. Though, the 2014 model year of the Nissan GT-r got certain improvements but still minor refinements are needed to make the car perfect.

What it looks like?

For a sports car the look matters because you can’t tell everyone in the way that you are running a branded car with a poor look. Nissan focused on the department of styling to impress the buyers as well as to get appreciation from the spectators. The 2014 Nissan GT-R is offered in three trims, the Premium, Black edition and a two seat Track Edition. The exterior look and design of these three trims are same with a few amendments to make them different from each other. The three trims feature almost same exterior equipments including 20 inch alloy wheels, LED running lights, rearview camera, automatic Xenon headlights, the Black edition adds carbon fiber rear wing and lightweight black wheels.

What it Pack inside?

The inside of the 2014 Nissan GT-R is packed with a list long fascinating features such as Faux-suede/leather upholstery, keyless entry, multifunction information monitor, heated power adjustable front seats, 11-speaker Bose sound system with a CD player, hard drive based navigation system, iPod connectivity , Bluetooth phone and streaming audio and satellite radio.

Under the Hood

The 2014 Nissan GT-R fits 3.8 liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine generates and impressive 545 horsepower and 463 lb ft of torque. A six speed dual clutch automated manual transmission and advance all wheel drive systems are standard. The EPA rated fuel economy is 16 mpg city, 23 mpg highway and 19 mpg combined. The car accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds.

Occupant Safety

All the important and standard safety features are equipped in the 2014 Nissan GT-R to ensure a safe and secure ride to the driver and passenger. Antilock disc brakes, front head, dual front side mounted airbags, tire pressure monitoring, child seat anchors, traction and stability control are standard safety features of the car.

Pricing and Availability

The base prices for the trim levels of the 2014 Nissan GT-R are Premium at $99,590, Black Edition at $109,330 and Track Edition at $115,710. The car is available for sale since 23rd January 2013.

Competitors

The 2014 Nissan GT-R has to compete against Porsche 911 Turbo, 2014 Audi R8 V10, Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport and Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT.

Pros

  • Impressive acceleration
  • Upgraded engine
  • Optional Interior Premium package
  • Easy to drive and handle

Cons

  • Stiff riding
  • Disturbing transmission in traffic
  • Increased priced as compared to the 2013 model

The Verdicts

The 2014 Nissan GT-R is a nice sports car for four that can meet your everyday requirements as well as can work well at times you want to enjoy a sporty ride. In the comparison with 2012 and 2013 models, the 2014 model is a bit more refined and improved to ensure an enthusiastic driving experience.

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