Nissan Z GT4 rolls into SEMA prepping for 2023 development season

A thirty day period back, Toyota revealed its latest GR Supra GT4 headed for numerous global racing strategies for the 2023 period. Arguably the Supra GT4’s principal nemesis, the Nissan Z GT4, pulled into SEMA just after nearby tests in Las Vegas. The automaker dropped hints about the motor vehicle in September, we are last but not least privy to specs and the racing strategy. For GT4 responsibility, the VR30DDTT 3.-liter twin-turbo V6 in the road motor vehicle is leveled up 450 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque in foundation spec, remaining figures to be decided by Balance of Functionality laws in the SRO GT4 collection. The output signifies 50 extra horsepower and 93 additional pound-ft in a car or truck that weighs wherever from 400 to 500 lbs less than the retail design.

With GT4 made to make shut link to the street-lawful foundation car, obvious aero aids are confined to a splitter, some flics on the entrance fenders, an a rear wing. We be expecting to see significantly racier makeovers at a area diner before long. Staggered 18-inch Rays wheels in racing rubber present explosive go, a quartet of stonking Brembo brakes provide explosive stopping.

After displaying the car or truck in the classic Nismo white and black and pink accents above the summer, the stylized livery for SEMA remembers Nissan’s monitor exploits. Laid on to the pink and black color combo of Nissan racers, the automaker’s hallmark #23 emerges from a rising sunlight on the hood, the new Z emblem on the rear quarter panels echoes the Fairlady Z and 240 Z that started this journey. 

Even nevertheless the Z GT4 has developmental race working experience these as this year’s 24 Hrs of Fuji, 2023 will be a progress yr. Nissan’s will provide decide on spouse groups a Z GT4 to marketing campaign in the SRO Pirelli GT4 America series and Japan’s Tremendous Taikyu Series, with Nismo furnishing technological support. Orders will open for other fascinated teams sometime up coming year in time to prep for the 2024 period, the car or truck costing $229,000 right before shipping and delivery charges. That compares to 186,000 euros for the Supra GT4. In a straight conversion, the Supra would price $184,051 U.S. subtracting Europe’s 18% VAT, assuming that is what Toyota does for U.S. teams, delivers the selling price down to $150,000.

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