Nissan has officially pulled the wraps off the brand new GT-R LM NISMO, during this year’s edition of Super Bowl, as it will be making its racing debut this April.
The newest creation to be signed by the Japanese based automaker is actually a racing car called the GT-R LM NISMO, which will be making its debut in the LM P1 class at the FIA World Endurance Championship, which will start at Silverstone, in the United Kingdom, on the 12th of April. The racer will also compete at the Le Mans, Nurburgring and Spa and it will be taken to the Middle East, to China, Japan and the United States.
The new Nissan GT-R LM Nismo is weighing 889 kg and it stands at 4,645 mm in length, 1,900 mm in width and 1,030 mm in height, packing in a front engine and a front-wheel drive layout. Under its hood, a 3.0 liter V6 is found, backed up by a kinetic energy recovery system. Power is being sent to the front wheels through a 5-speed sequential transmission with a hydraulic limited slip differential.
Nissan says that the new GT-R LM NISMO is also getting features such as the NISMO developed brake by wire active brake system, the 6-piston / 4-piston brake calipers, front to rear, the carbon composite body panels, adjustable rear wing, polycarbonate windscreen, 16-inch BBS center lock magnesium forged wheels, Michelin tires, NISMO steering wheel mounted LCD screen, 5-point harness, lightweight fire extinguisher and so on. More details on the racer are limited at this time.