Nissan has introduced the GT-R LM NISMO during this year's edition of the Super Bowl.
Described as being an "innovative new LM P1 racing car like no other Le Mans car", the GT-R LM NISMO adopts a front-engine, front-wheel drive layout with a twin-turbo V6 3.0-liter engine teamed up with a kinetic energy recovery system. Power is channeled to the front axle through a five-speed sequential gearbox with a hydraulic limited slip differential.
It weighs 880 kg (1,940 lbs) and comes with carbon composite body panels and a polycarbonate windscreen while at the back there's an adjustable wing. Stopping power is provided by six-piston front & four-piston rear calipers and a NISMO-developed brake-by-wire active brake system stopping efficiently the 16-inch BBS center-lock magnesium forged wheels wrapped around in Michelin tires.
The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is 4645mm long, 1900mm wide and 1030mm tall while inside it gets a five-point harness, a lightweight fire extinguisher and NISMO steering wheel-mounted LCD screen.
It will take part in the LM P1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship starting April 12 at Silverstone in UK. The vehicle will also compete at Spa, Le Mans and Nürburgring and then it will head to United States, Japan, China and the Middle East.