2015 Nissan GT-R to Get Seven-Speed DCT

2015 Nissan GT-R to Get Seven-Speed DCT

To help bolster an already quick 2.8 second 0-60 mph time, the Nissan GT-R may gain the use of a seven-speed dual clutch transmission for the 2015 model year.

According to GTChannel, the 2015 GT-R is set to get some slight cosmetic modifications along with the new transmission, as well as tweaks to the brakes, suspension and tires. That new gear will allow the GT-R engineers to tweak the gear ratios and give the car faster acceleration time, when combined with the new performance mods, should improve the GT-R’s 0-60 mph time by .1 seconds, helping it make the sprint in 2.7 seconds.

Since the GT-R’s inception, Nissan has made small chassis and suspension adjustments every single model year, along with bumping up the horsepower on the car, making these new changes seem all the more likely.

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Nurburgring times are important to chief project manager and chief engineer of the GT-R, Kazutoshi Mizuno, who apparently is aiming for a time of seven minutes and 15 seconds, a full three seconds faster than the current GT-R.

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[Source: GTChannel]

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