NEW YORK — The 2017 Nissan GT-R debuted today at the 2016 New York Auto Show with yet another round of enhancements aimed at delivering improved performance, better interior comfort and more up-to-date electronics features.
Nissan says this year's improvements are the most dramatic upgrades since the car went on sale in 2007.
On the performance side, the 2017 Nissan GT-R boasts an extra 20 horsepower and 4 additional pound-feet of torque thanks to additional turbo boost and a more advanced ignition timing system. Its output totals now stand at 565 hp and 467 lb-ft of torque.
A titanium exhaust system that features both Active Noise Cancellation and Active Sound Enhancement is now standard on the GT-R Premium model. It's designed to filter out unwanted road noise under normal circumstances, while boosting desirable engine sounds during hard driving.
According to Nissan, the GT-R also features a stiffer chassis and revised suspension that delivers even sharper handling. A set of 15-spoke, 20-inch forged aluminum wheels are also new for 2017.
In order to make the GT-R more comfortable on the inside, there are new seats with softer leather options. A new dashboard design also reduces button clutter and clears the way for a larger, 8-inch touchscreen interface. The NissanConnect option bundles navigation with various apps and mobile phone control that allows you to unlock the car, activate the alarm or track the car if it's stolen, all from your mobile phone.
The 2017 Nissan GT-R is scheduled to arrive at dealers this summer.
Edmunds says: Nissan has once again wrung another level of performance out of its super sports car, but with such subtle styling updates some may not even notice the difference.