Nissan GT-R 3.8 Pure 2dr Auto Review

Category: Sports car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
2 doors
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RRP£88,365
Review

With its four-wheel drive system, dual-clutch automatic gearbox and hefty kerb weight, you might assume that the Nissan GT-R is something of a blunt instrument, but the opposite is true. With delicate steering, a characterful engine and a beautifully balanced chassis, the GT-R is still one of the most engaging supercars on the market. However, a great driving experience can’t quite make up for a dated interior, a last-generation infotainment system and poor refinement – especially when cars like the Porsche 911 and Audi R8 exist. Still, if you have your heart set-on a GT-R, we’d point you in the direction of entry-level Pure trim – it comes with plenty of kit, has friendlier road manners than the range-topping Nismo and costs a fraction of the price

The entry-level GT-R comes with six airbags, keyless start, 20in wheels, LED headlights and parking sensors all round as standard, as well as an infotainment system with eleven speakers, DAB radio and SD-based satellite navigation.,

The V6 engine doesn’t sound as sweet as a Jaguar V8 or a Porsche flat six, but there is plenty of drama about its power delivery. Peak horsepower is now 562bhp, and acceleration is huge: we’ve tested the car taking just 3.4sec to hit 60mph from rest.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

20.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

315

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

316

g/km

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