LA 2007: U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R huge performance bargain at $69,850

LA 2007: U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R huge performance bargain at $69,850

UPDATE: Video of live reveal added after jump

click above image for high-res live shots of the U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R

var digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/business_finance/2009_Nissan_GT_R_will_start_at_69_850_available_next_June_in_U_S’; Not only did we finally get to see the new U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R for the first time on these shores, but we also found out how much it will cost when it goes on sale next June in the States. Starting at $69,850 or slightly more for the premium package, this 7:38 Ring lapper represents a true performance bargain. In fact, with its twin-turbo 3.8L V6 churning out a healthy 480 HP and 430 ft-lbs of torque, this AWD supercar may bump the Z06 as the best bang-for-your buck when you factor in the practicality of its design. Fans of the new GT-R are well-versed in what they get for that money and can now see the undisguised face and tail in American trim. Carlos Ghosn himself revealed the car after we were teased with a quick animated trailer in which the GT-R led a certain German Turbo around various tracks and roads, seemingly without working up a sweat. That aforementioned Ring time certainly seems to back up the performance claims. Look for the GT-R in a select group of Nissan dealers that meet specific and stringent certification standards by early summer. Pre-orders will start in January, but we suggest you buy a tent and start camping out now.

Gallery: US Spec 2009 Nissan GT-R


CARversation Comments: wow what a good price, this car will be like the new mustang and camry–EVERYWHERE. this is amazing all that speed for that price and it holds 4ppl. should be an interesting car.

[Source Autoblog.com]

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