The Nissan GT-R Track Edition Is the Corvette Grand Sport of GT-Rs

It has the suspension, body, and wheels from the flagship NISMO, but retains the 565-horsepower twin-turbo V6 from the base GT-R.

Brian Silvestro

People look at the new Chevy Corvette Grand Sport as the most driver-centric, balanced car in the Corvette lineup. It has all the performance bits from the manic 650-horsepower Z06, but comes with the naturally aspirated 450-horsepower V8 from the base car. The GT-R Track Edition is the same way, and just like the Grand Sport, we think it'll be the GT-R to have.

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Brian Silvestro

The GT-R Track Edition, like the Grand Sport, is a combination of pieces from the base model GT-R premium and the top-of-the-line GT-R NISMO. The Track Edition keeps the widened body, upgraded suspension, and sweet six-spoke alloy wheels from the NISMO, but ditches the beefed up 600-horsepower engine.

Brian Silvestro

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Instead, the Track Edition gets the standard 565-horsepower twin-turbo V6, filling the gap between the normal GT-R and the top-tier NISMO. And thanks to that base engine, you save over $47,000 on the MSRP compared to the $176,685 top-spec car.

For Nissan-loving track rats looking to find that perfect balance between the street and the circuit, we don't see a better choice.

Brian Silvestro

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