The Twin Turbo's are
now the new generation of ball bearing style that spool up
considerably faster because of the reduced friction.This allows the
reduction of turbo lag as well helping acceleration low in the RPM
Nissan has constantly raised the high performance bar for others to
try and follow. The original 'Z' cars were the forerunners to the
race to win buyers over with high performance and handling in an
affordable package that had style on its side. The popular Twin
Turbo 300ZX V6 while powerful and agile for its bulk, never really
compared to the All Wheel Drive 'Godzilla'
Skyline range has a long history of race bred performance
VR-series twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre
353kw @ 6,800 rpm. 588 Nm torque @ 3,2005,200 rpm.
Dual overhead camshafts with variable intake-valve timing.
Cast aluminum cylinder block with high-endurance/low-friction
IHI twin turbochargers, one per cylinder bank.
Pressurized lubrication system with thermostatically
controlled cooling. Drivetrain ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive
(AWD) with independent rear-mounted transaxle integrating
transmission, differential and AWD transfer case.
Rigid, lightweight carbon-composite driveshaft between engine
Electronic traction control plus 1.5-way mechanically locking
Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC-R) with three driver-selectable
settings: Normal (for daily driving, controls brakes and engine
output), R-Mode (for ultimate performance, utilizes AWD torque
distribution for additional vehicle stability) and Off (driver
does not want the help of the system).
6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
with three driver-selectable modes: Normal (for maximum
smoothness and efficiency), Snow (for gentler starting and
shifting on slippery surfaces), and R mode (for maximum
performance with fastest shifts).
Fully automatic shifting or full sequential manual control via
gearshift or steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Dual clutch design changes gears in less than 0.5 second (0.2
second in R mode).
Downshift Rev Matching (DRM).
Predictive pre-shift control (in R mode) based on throttle
position, vehicle speed, braking and other information.
Wheels and Tires
20 x 9.5" (front) and 20 x 10.5"
(rear) super-lightweight forged-aluminum wheels with Gunmetal
Exclusively developed nitrogen-filled Bridgestoneฎ RE070A
high-capacity run-flat summer tires, 255/40R20 front and
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Optional exclusively developed nitrogen-filled Dunlopฎ
run-flat all-season tires, 255/40R20 front and 285/35R20 rear
(includes Bright Silver wheels). Brakes Bremboฎ 4-wheel disc
brakes with 4-wheel Antilock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist,
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Preview Braking.
Two-piece floating-rotor 15-inch front and rear discs with
diamond-pattern internal ventilation.
6-piston front/4-piston rear monoblock calipers. Steering
Rack-and-pinion steering with vehicle-speed-sensitive power
2.6 steering-wheel turns lock-to-lock. Suspension 4-wheel
independent suspension with Bilsteinฎ DampTronic system with
three driver-selectable modes: Normal/Sport (for automatic
electronic control of damping), Comfort (for maximum ride
comfort), and R mode (engages maximum damping rate for
Electronically controlled variable-rate shock absorbers.
High-accuracy progressive-rate coil springs.
Front double-wishbone/rear multi-link configuration with
aluminum members and rigid aluminum subframes.
Hollow front and rear stabilizer bars. Body/Chassis
Exclusive Premium Midship platform with jig-welded hybrid
Aluminum hood, trunk and door skins. Die-cast aluminum door
Carbon-reinforced front crossmember/radiator support.
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Exterior Wide-beam headlights with High Intensity Discharge
(HID) low beams.
LED taillights and brake lights.
Dual heated power mirrors.
Flush-mounted aluminum door handles.
Body-color rear spoiler with integrated center high-mounted
UV-reducing tinted glass. Audio/Navigation/Performance Monitor
Digital Boseฎ audio system with AM/FM/in-dash 6-CD changer and
11 speakers including dual subwoofers.
HDD Music Box system, including hard drive with 9.4 GB for
MP3, WMA and DVD audio capable. In-dash Compact Flash card
HDD-based GPS navigation with touch screen.
Driver-configurable performance monitor, developed with Sonyฎ
Polyphony, with graphical readouts of vehicle data and driving
data displayed on a total of 11 screens.
7-inch WVGA high-resolution color-LCD display for audio,
navigation and performance monitor. Interior Automatic
Temperature Control (ATC).
Electronic analog instrument cluster with multi-function trip
computer and digital gear indicator.
Power front windows with one-touch auto-up/down feature.
Intelligent Key system with pushbutton start. Power door
Tilt/telescoping steering column.
Bluetoothฎ Hands-free phone system with voice recognition.
Seating/Appointments Leather upholstered front seats with
perforated Alcantara inserts.
8-way power front seats with entry/exit switch for rear-seat
Driver-shaped bucket seat.
Dual individual rear seats.
Heated front seats.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.
Drilled aluminum pedals. Safety/Security Nissan Advanced Air
Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags,
seat belt sensors and occupant-classification sensor.
Driver and front-passenger side-impact supplemental air bags
and roof-mounted curtain supplemental air bags.
Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters.
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System.
Vehicle Security System.
* Japan-market features and