2009 Nissan GT-R Long-Term Road Test


2009 Nissan GT-R: Video of the Multifunction Meter

March 14, 2009

Sorry for the super shaky video but my passenger was breakdancing while she was shooting this for me. If anything you can hear what the car sounds like at 70+ mph and see how "bouncy" the ride is.

If the screens are flipping by too fast for you, what we scrolled through, after the jump...

The functions and their descriptions thanks to gran-turismo.com.

Custom view 4 which we customized to have transmission oil temp, engine oil temp, coolant temp, boost, speed and acceleration pedal.

Acceleration: Shows the history graph of acceleration in the last 20 seconds. Has a turbo boost pressure gauge and level of accelerator opening.

Braking: Shows the history graph of deceleration in the last 20 seconds and speed as well as brake fluid pressure gauge.

Steering: Shows history graph of turning Gs in the last 20 seconds as well as speed and steering angle gauge.

Gear Position: Shows engine map indicator. "The current gear and the driving condition during shift up/down is displayed by the color which changes dynamically. The changes in color indicate a higher fuel economy as it turns blue, and more towards acceleration as it turns red." Current speed and gear position are also displayed.

Fuel Economy: "The ECO (fuel economy) level for the last 20 minutes is displayed in 10 levels. The upper small palette shows section fuel consumption gage, and the lower palette shows the current ECO level."

Stop Watch: Shows time measurements during driving. Main box shows section time which can be recorded with a button on the steering wheel. Also shows current speed and total measured time.

Driver's Notes: Ours was blank but this shows the MARK list, "which records intersections and highways that have been passed through automatically." It also displays the fuel gauge, remaining distance to drive and the distance already driven.

Caroline Pardilla, Deputy Managing Editor

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