2012 Nissan GT-R First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2012 Nissan GT-R - Road Test Specs

2012 Nissan GT-R Coupe

(3.8L V6 Twin-turbo AWD 6-speed Automated Manual)


Year Make Model2012 Nissan GT-R 2dr Coupe AWD (3.8L 6cyl Turbo 6AM)
Vehicle TypeAWD 2dr 4-passenger Coupe
Estimated MSRP$84,500


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front midengine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged V6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,839cc (234 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)9.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)520 @ 7,400 (estimated)
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)450 @ 3,200 (estimated)
Fuel typePremium unleaded (recommended)
Transmission typeSix-speed automated manual
Differential(s)Limited slip (front, center, rear)


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Tire typePerformance front and rear
Tire size, frontP255/40R20 97Y
Tire size, rearP285/35R20 100Y
Wheel size20-by-9.5 inches front -- 20-by-10.5 inches rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, front15.4-inch two-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with six-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear15.0-inch ventilated discs, four-piston fixed calipers

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)19.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,829
Length (in.)183.1
Width (in.)74.9
Height (in.)54.0
Wheelbase (in.)109.4
Track, front (in.)62.6
Track, rear (in.)63.0
Turning circle (ft.)36.6
Legroom, front (in.)44.6
Legroom, rear (in.)26.4
Headroom, front (in.)38.1
Headroom, rear (in.)33.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)54.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)50.0
Seating capacity4
GVWR (lbs.)4,669

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