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Nissan GT-R news - GT-Rally - 2009
It features just about every performance bolt-on, with a new exhaust, revised ECU and a whole bunch of extra shiny engine bits boosting power from the 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6 by 134bhp to a whopping 611bhp. The 0-60mph run stands at 2.9 seconds, half a second down on the road car’s 3.4-second time.
The GT-R Targa is far lighter than the road car, too, with its stripped-out interior, lightweight racing seats and carbon fibre body panels. It’ll clock the quarter-mile in 11 seconds flat.
Stillen plans to run the GT-R in the Newfoundland Targa rally, a 1,400-mile, all-road race across Canada. We’re a little disappointed that it doesn’t feature any gravel or dirt sections, though - just imagine the GT-R sliding between trees, dust cloud billowing behind it, men in bobble hats scattering to either side…