Nissan GT-R Nismo Race Car is a Tokyo Auto Salon Show Stopper

Competing in the Super GT’s top GT500 class, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 race car looked right at home at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon.

More closely resembling its production counterpart, the 2014 GT500 saw changes to its aerodynamics as the Super GT Series changes its regulations for the GT500 class to be more closely aligned with DTM. Starting with the 2014 season, GT500-class vehicles must run a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can be mated to a hybrid powertrain while DTM cars will continue to run their 4.0-liter V8s for the time being.

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The 2014 Super GT’s GT500 class is shaping up to be one of the best seasons of racing yet, especially with the Honda NSX-GT and the Lexus RC F GT500 joining the GT-R Nismo GT500 on the track.

GALLERY: 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500


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