Update – The Nissan GT-R Track Edition is already on sale in Australia, see bottom of article for details
The limited-run 2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition has been revealed for the US market ahead of the New York motor show next week, along with a one-off Copzilla police car.
Headlining features include additional adhesive bonding to increase body shell rigidity, four-wheel independent suspension with Nismo tuning, Nismo-spec tyres, 20-inch Nismo alloy wheels, carbon-fibre rear spoiler, a unique red and black interior colour scheme and leather-appointed Recaro sports seats.
Under the bonnet is the same 419kW/632Nm twin-turbo 3.8-litre V6 as the GT-R Premium, mated to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters.
No performance figures are quoted, so it’s likely the Track Edition retains the 2.7-second 0-100km/h sprint claim and top speed of 315km/h.
Meanwhile, Nissan has also created a stylised police car based on the GT-R, which it has appropriately named ‘Copzilla’.
Sporting a matte-black police livery for the ‘Skyline Metro Police Department’, Copzilla features contrasting gold stripes, proper police lights on the roof and front grille, a scrolling LED light bar, along with ‘Skyline Metro’ badges on the bonnet and door panels.
Adjustable coilover suspension has been installed to give the vehicle a ‘stanced’ look, while the GT-R’s standard wheels have been replaced with 22-inch units, complete with spikes, that imitate the look of steel.
Copzilla’s heart is the same powerplant as the ‘standard’ GT-R, which is a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6 pumping out 419kW of power and 632Nm of torque.
Both the GT-R Track Edition and GT-R Copzilla will be on display at the New York motor show, which kicks off on April 14.
The Nissan GT-R Track Edition is already on sale in Australia, priced from $227,000 before on-road costs. Read our full pricing and specs article here
Stay tuned for our coverage of the 2017 New York motor show next week.
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