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2014 Nissan GT-R Special Edition Pricing and Specs

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2014 Nissan GT-R

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2014 GT-R Special Edition with Unique "Midnight Opal" Exterior Color

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 16, 2013; Following today's global announcement of a new limited production 2014 Nissan GT-R Special Edition package with a hand-painted "Midnight Opal" exterior, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced United States pricing for the car of $105,590 USD, a $6,000 USD increase over the GT-R Premium model M.S.R.P.* Half of the 100 total units available worldwide will be available in the U.S. Sales are scheduled to begin in September through certified U.S. Nissan GT-R dealers.

Highlighting the 2014 Nissan GT-R Special Edition package's unique features is the new Midnight Opal exterior paint, with each coat applied by hand. The highly reflective paint treatment changes appearance slightly from a deep purple to a deep blue depending on light conditions and viewing angle.

In addition to the custom paint, GT-R Special Editions also feature a never before offered in the U.S. hyper-titanium colored coating on the RAYS® forged lightweight wheels, a dry carbon fiber rear spoiler** similar to that utilized on the GT-R Black and GT-R Track Editions, and a gold-plated serialized plaque of authenticity located in the engine compartment.  

Based on the GT-R Premium model, the new GT-R Special Edition comes with Nissan's advanced VR38DETT 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 rated at 545 hp and 463 lb-ft of torque (hand assembled in a special clean room) and exclusive Premium Midship platform that enables the use of the dynamic independent rear transaxle ATTESA E-TS all-wheel drive system. Total vehicle adjustability is provided by set-up switches located in the center of the instrument panel, enabling the driver to adjust transmission, shock absorbers and the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC-R) among three settings – Normal, Special or R.

The interior features sculpted performance bucket seats and a cockpit-style instrument panel with a large center-mounted tachometer and multi-function display – which includes mechanical and driving information, as well as an on-board driving recorder. A specially designed 11-speaker Bose® sound system with speakers mounted in rigid aluminum die cast panels is standard. 

The 2014 Nissan GT-R is also available in GT-R Premium, GT-R Black Edition and limited production 2-seat GT-R Track Edition***. For more information on the 2014 Nissan GT-R lineup, please see

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  • Just 50 units available in the United States, 100 units worldwide
  • Sales begin this fall
  • Priced at $6,000 USD above GT-R Premium Edition
  • Also includes unique wheel color, serialized plaque, carbon fiber spoiler

*MSRP excludes applicable tax, title, license fees and destination charges. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice. Destination and handling $1,000.
**Dry carbon fiber requires specific maintenance. Please see Owner's Manual for details.
***Damage resulting from racing, competitive driving, track and/or airstrip use not covered by warranty. See your New Vehicle Limited Warranty and Owner's Manual for proper vehicle operation and complete warranty details.

2014 Nissan GT-R Specifications


Designation VR38DETT
Cam configuration DOHC
Orientation Longitudinal
Cylinders / configuration V6
Block / head composition Aluminum/Aluminum
Displacement (liters) 3.8
Horsepower 545 @ 6,400 RPM
Torque lb-ft 463 lb-ft @ 3,200 - 5,800 RPM
Bore & stroke (mm) 95.5 x 88.4 (Plasma sprayed bore)
Compression ratio (:1) 9.0
Maximum engine speed 7,000 RPM
Induction system Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder, CVTCS
Turbocharger Twin IHI system
Engine mounts 2 liquid-filled, side; 1 rubber, rear, 1 electronically controlled liquid-filled, front
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded
Emissions system 2 catalytic converters
Emission certification level LEV2/ULEV (50 state)
Exhaust Dual system, 4 outlets (2 each side)


Transmission and Drive System
Drive configuration Mid-mounted front engine /
rear transaxle ATTESA E-TS all-wheel drive
Transmission Dual clutch sequential 6-speed rear transaxle, magnesium paddle shifters, gear pre-selection
Gear ratio
1st 4.056
2nd 2.301
3rd 1.595
4th 1.248
5th 1.001
6th 0.796
Reverse 3.383
Final drive ratio Front: 2.937, Rear: 3.700
Driveshaft Carbon composite
Manual/Automatic modes S
Configurable Shift Control S
Downshift Rev Matching (DRM) S
1.5-way mechanical limited slip differential S
Traction Control System with Limited Slip S
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) S
Snow-mode function S
Hill Start Assist (HSA) S
Yaw Rate Feedback Control S


Brakes Premium Black
Front Type Brembo® six piston monoblock calipers, full-floating, vented and drilled rotors
15.35 x 1.28
Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.)
Rear Type Brembo® four piston monoblock calipers, full-floating, vented and drilled rotors
15.0 x 1.18
Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.)
Brake control Power-assisted (vacuum)
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
     Number of wheels
     Number of channels
     Number of sensors
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) S
Brake Assist S
Parking brake Hand-operated
Brake cooling air guide (front and rear) - - S


Type Vehicle speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion, aluminum steering rack, four-point mounting, with stiff insulators
Overall ratio 15:1
Turns (lock to lock) 2.4
Turning diameter (ft.) 36.6
Steering wheel 3-spoke leather-wrapped with air bag, manual tilt and telescoping, lap timer switch
Steering wheel ASCD, audio and Bluetooth® switches S


Suspension Premium Black


Independent double wishbone aluminum, integral tube-frame structure, six-point mounting
Large-diameter hollow stabilizer bar S


Independent multi-link aluminum suspension, integral tube-frame structure, six-point mounting, aluminum upper/lower links (spherical bearing design)
Large-diameter hollow stabilizer bar S
Bilstein® DampTronic mono-tube shock absorbers, computer controlled, 3-position driver adjustable S
Progressive rate (non-linear) springs S
High-accuracy alignment, fully adjustable S
Track Edition-tuned suspension with unique shock absorber settings and high spring rates - - S


Body / Chassis
Type Unibody
Materials (primary) Steel, carbon fiber, die-cast aluminum
Platform Premium-Midship (PM)



Wheels & Tires Premium Black
Wheels F: 20x9.5 inches, R: 20x10.5 in. S
10-spoke RAYS® aluminum-alloy forged, premium dark (near black) finish S - -
Lightweight 6-spoke RAYS® aluminum-alloy forged, black finish - S S
Tires Dunlop® SP Sport Maxx GT600 ultra high performance run-flat tires F: 255/40ZRF20, R: 285/35ZRF20 S
Dunlop® SP Sport 7010 all-season run-flat tires F: 255/40 ZRF 20),
R: 285/35 ZRF 20
O -
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), pressure and position shown on multi-function meter S


Headlights “Super wide beam” HID S
Auto on/off S
Taillights “GT-R” 4-ring LED
Spoiler-mounted LED center
high-mount stop lamp


Additional Exterior Features Premium Black
Functional rear underbody diffuser Carbon fiber
Rear spoiler S - -
Dry carbon fiber rear spoiler* - S S
Front spoiler with carbon fiber air duct - - S
Front “aero-blade” fenders with functional vents S
Aerodynamic front underbody cover S
Integrated, flush mounted aluminum door handles S
UV-filtering front and rear side glass, laminated UV-reducing windshield S
Folding side mirrors, power/power folding, heated, body color with black lower portion S
Revised front and rear fascias S
Body-color bumpers S
Dark Gray grille S
Integrated LED running lights S
Aerodynamic flat-blade windshield wipers, variable intermittent, speed-sensitive S
Anti-chip paint process S



Seating Premium Black
Capacity 4 passengers 2 passengers
Front Seat Type Bucket, sport style, with accommodation for 4-point safety harness
Leather/synthetic suede front seat appointments S
Heated seats S S Driver's only
Driver's seat 8-way power S S -
Front Passenger's seat 4-way power S S -
Rear seat Synthetic leather-appointed -
Unique red and black interior trim - S -
Recaro® leather-appointed seats - S -
Blue-trimmed high-grip front seats - - S
Rear quilted cloth mat - - S
Steering wheel with red accents - S -
Hand-stitched Red Amber interior O -


Bose® audio system with 11 speakers (9 speakers with 2 subwoofers in rear center armrest area) mounted in aluminum die-cast panels, AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA playback S
Vehicle speed sensitive auto volume control S
DVD video playback S
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) S
Nissan Navigation System, 7.0-inch color display, touch screen functionality, NavTraffic with Real-Time Traffic Information, NavWeather S
Bluetooth® Hands-free phone system S
Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® S
USB iPod® interface S
Steering-wheel audio controls with illumination S


     Coolant temperature
     Fuel level
     LCD dual trip odometer
Multi-Function Display system, (11 pages of information) with playback feature
     Turbo boost
     Water and engine oil pressure
     Transmission oil temperature
     Front to rear drive distribution
     Steering position
     Brake and accelerator position
     Gearshift mapping for optimal economy


Convenience Features
RearView Monitor
Cruise control (ASCD)
Power windows - driver and passenger one-
   touch up/down
Power door locks
Remote keyless entry system
Intelligent key system
Cupholders - 3 
12-volt outlets - 2
Passenger assist grip
Sunvisors w/ vanity mirrors and lamps
Front seat knee pads
Inside rear view mirror - auto-dimming
HomeLink® Universal Transceiver (UGDO)
Map light, door step lamp
Center console storage area
Automatic climate control, dual zone
3-position setup switches for suspension, transmission and VDC
Console-mounted push-button start
Aluminum interior trim
Soft padding on instrument panel and doors
Carbon fiber interior trim


Safety and Security

Passenger Restraint System
Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) Driver and front passenger air bags with dual-stage inflation, seat belt sensors and occupant classification sensor
Driver and front passenger side impact supplemental air bags and roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front seat occupant head protection S
Seat belts, front and rear (no rear belts on Track Edition) 3-point (ALR/ELR for passengers, ELR for driver)
Front seatbelts w/pre-tensioners and load limiters S
Power window lockout button S
Rear seat top tether anchors S


Impact Safety  
Zone Body Construction with front and rear crumple zones
Energy-absorbing steering column
Hood buckling creases
Knee bolsters
High-strength side door guard beams


Tamper proof door lock key cylinder
Vehicle Security System (VSS)



Exterior (inches)
Wheelbase 109.4
Overall length 183.8
Overall width 74.6
Overall height 53.9
Track width Front/Rear 62.6/63.0
Coefficient of drag (Cd) 0.26


Interior (inches) Front Rear (expect Track)
Head room 38.1 33.5
Leg room 44.6 26.4
Hip room 54.7 44.9
Shoulder room 54.3 50.0


Weights Premium Black
Curb weight (pounds) Front
Weight distribution (%) Front/rear 53/47
GVWR 4,669


Fuel tank (gallons) 19.5
Engine oil (liters) 7.5
Engine coolant w/ reservoir (liters) 11.0


Volume (cubic feet)
Passenger compartment 79.0
Cargo 8.8
Total 87.8


EPA Fuel Economy
(Actual mileage may vary)

City 16
Highway 23
Classification TBD


Option Premium Black
Cold Weather Package: includes Dunlop® SP Sport 7010 all-season run-flat tires, 30/70 coolant/water ratio O - -
Premium Interior Package: Hand-stitched Red Amber interior O - -


*Dry carbon fiber requires specific maintenance. Please see Owner's Manual for details.
**Damage resulting from racing, competitive driving, track and/or airstrip use not covered by warranty. See your New Vehicle Limited Warranty and Owner's Manual for proper vehicle operation and complete warranty details.

S - Standard  O - Option