TodayApril 16, 2022

2009 Nissan GT-R walkaround

Peter Bedrosian, Nissans North American product manager for the GT-R, walks us around the 2009 Nissan GT-R.

Bedrosian gives us the horsepower, torque, 0-60 and competitors.

  • Type: Four-seater luxury sports car,worlds first independent rear transaxle ATTESA E-TS all-wheel drive system
  • Base Price: $69,850 or $71,900 for GT-R with premium package
  • Engine: 3.8-liter twin turbo V6
  • Horsepower/torque: 480 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm and 430 lb-ft of torque @ 3,200 to 5,200 rpm, while meeting ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) standards.
  • Top Speed: 193mph and a 0-60mph in less than 3.5 4.3 seconds. Over 1G cornering
  • Transmission: Advanced 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission,
  • Drive: all-wheel drive
  • Competitors: Porsche 911 Turbo, Audi R8, Chevy Corvette Z06, BMW M3, Dodge Viper

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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