The engine designation is VR38DETT (Twin Turbocharged 3.8-liter V6) 60-degree vee
angle and bore spacing with Nissan's acclaimed VQ-Series, which is used
in everything from the 350Z to several Infiniti SUVs. Few parts are
shared between the two engine series.
7000 rpm redline
The engine performance of the 3 trims is the same
IHI turbos with integrated exhaust manifolds
10.2 psi (Car and Driver)
473 horsepower @ 6400 rpms
433 pound-feet of torque from 3200 to 5200 rpm.
20-inch wheels wrapped by Bridgestone Potenza RE070s,
255/40 in front and 285/35 rears.
Front suspension was upper and lower
A-arms and the rear was a five-link.
Bilstein Damptronic shocks: 3 settings R, Sports and Comfort
GR6 transmission -transaxle (The shifting is done via a
direct, twin-clutch system. One clutch handles the odd gears and
another clutch handles the even ones. Shifts take 0.2 seconds.) Aichi Kikai (Car and Driver)
Below 25 mph the torque split is 50/50, above that, under
normal driving, the split is 40/60. But it can split up to 2/98 under
Unlike versions of this system in other Nissan vehicles—the Infiniti G35x,
for example—the GT-R setup employs a yaw sensor and is capable of
instantly transferring torque from side to side, as well as
fore-and-aft, as conditions dictate.