Japanese carmaker Nissan announced today the pricing of the 2011 GT-R for their market in the United States. Nissan also disclosed that it will be eliminating the base model and will only have GT-R Premium as the only version available.
Before taxes, license fees, and title, the suggested retail price for the 2011 GT-R premium starts at $84,060. It is just about $1,000 more expensive than its sibling 2010 model.
The new model of the GT-R boasts of improved ride comfort that is attributed to better rear bushes and retuned suspension system. The designers also implemented additional components for the cooling system of the vehicle. In the aesthetics department, the center caps of the wheels gets a darker finishing and the fascias of the front and rear section get a double coating.
Other new stuff includes headlights that now have an automatic on and off function, windshield wipers that are speed sensitive, iPod interface, Bluetooth technology for streaming audio and DVD, and an improved navigation system which comes with NavWeather and XM Nav Traffic.
The engine of the car remains to be untouched. It still sports the 3.8L V6 twin turbo that gives out 485 horsepower. This is coupled to a dual clutch with six-speed transmission.