Since its introduction in 2007, the GT-R has gone on a long journey and what seemed as if it was nearing the end of its life-cycle, there’s rumours that Nissan could upgrade the next version of the GT-R.

Here’s the juicy details, amongst its biggest changes there are hints that the GT-R’s 3.8 litre twin-turbo V8 could receive an additional 30bhp, bumping power up from 530-560bhp.

More importantly, there will soon be a Spec “R” variant of the final GT-R that will replace the current Spec V and will be shedding about 30-40kg for a better power-weight ratio. Not to mention, a gold engine cover will be used to replace the current red version that adorns the Spec V.

The development of the new GT-R, however has been disrupted by the Japanese earthquake and Nissan claims that they will schedule to run the final evolution of the model some time in April, but there was also mention of a May test date.

Now, there’s news that testing could resume sometime in September; we won’t hold our breaths on it.



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