2012 Nissan GT-R Changes Include RWD Mode

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2012 Nissan GT-R Changes Include RWD Mode

The 2012 Nissan GTR is getting more than just cosmetic changes. According to the NAGTROC, the 2012 variant of Godzilla will get a revised chassis and suspension along with a “RWD mode”.

The front strut towers have been stiffened, for a more rigid chassis, while the brake rotors are 10mm larger up front. New spring rates, dampers and caster settings will help the handling, along with lighter, forged Rays Engineering wheels. A new tire package from Dunlop will help transfer all that power and grip to the pavement, while an option for Recaro seats (from the Spec-V model) will help keep you in place.

The most interesting option is the 2WD mode, which can turn the car into a rear-drive only machine. The 2wd mode can be activated by pressing the “fuel save” switch for more than 4 seconds, but somehow, we have a feeling that economy will not be the main objective of this kind of driving.

[Source: NAGTROC]

  • Robert Colianni

    Great! Now all they need is manual gear shift instead of fake paddle shit.

  • dennis

    say i was driving down the parkway and my buddy wanted to race me can i just hit the race switch while driving and or can you unlock codes on the engine for more horsepower or do you need to buy bigger turbo’s and or tweak the exhaust thanks