Nissan GT-R Engine Code: Not VQ :

28 Aug 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Nissan GT-R Engine Code: Not VQ :
Nissan GT-R

Engine Not VQ

Holiday Auto gives us a little information on the upcoming engine code, power FM platform and improved head light

Over the last few years, has been so much speculation just exactly what of engine will power the Nissan GT-R. Although Automotive magazine Holiday actually confirm that the capacity of the new engine be 3.8L, they do explain to extent why the new power plant be a part of the VQ family of engines used in the V-series Skyline and coupe models. Also is the FM platform and how it influences the GT-R#8217;s catch-phrase and just why the new GT-R#8217;s are a step ahead of the rest.

Engine Code: VR38

Power: 480ps/6,800rpm

Peak 58.0kgm/1,700 #8211; 5,600rpm

Details: The engine powering the new will be extremely lightweight to engines of similar capacity and Titanium intake valves and alloy exhaust valves be used as well as a version of the new Valve Event and Lift) technology as in the V36 Skyline Coupe. Red line is 7,600rpm, with a 7,800rpm rev

Even after peak has been achieved at 6,800rpm, 90% of power will still be from 6,800 #8211; with the power curve virtually flat from to red line. The secret to the GT-R#8217;s is in it#8217;s ability to obtain torque at such low revs, as as a very usable spread of right across the rev range. is even mention of the engine designed for a maximum power of 600ps, but being detuned to for production.

The engine powering the 2008 not part of the VQ family#8230; Holiday have reportedly been told that the appearing in the new GT-R has a #8216;VR#8217; leading them to believe it has a strong connection VRH35L from the Nissan R390 contested the Le Mans 24 Hour race! We#8217;ll have on this soon.

In a first, Nissan have new wide angle HID head for the GT-R, throwing light out to the of the car much more effectively current HID head lights.

The new HIDs reportedly allow up to 60m of the vehicle which will with other advanced features to help the driver to collisions.

#8216;Premium Midship#8217;

Nissan have a catch for the platform of the new GT-R, they it #8217;Premium Midship#8217;. Weight has concentrated between the front and wheels to make it the ultimate package, it being the latest and incarnation of Nissan#8217;s FM platform.

Details concerning turbo levels (1.5kgf/cm2), lightweight parts (magnesium cam covers, chain case and oil intake manifold), high turbochargers and carbon bonnet also mentioned briefly. are only a few more pieces of the jigsaw puzzle to go now#8230;

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