In its standard version the Nissan GT-R develops a total of 473 HP. That’s quite impressive for an every-day sports car, but what can you do when you want more from it? Well, you take it to a tuner and express your desires!

Not happy with his standard GT-R, a customer took his car to Switzer Performance Innovation to see what they could do to make this baby zoom. Of course, Switzer took the job and began seeing where this little piggy could shed some weight. Under the hood they installed their P800 kit which replaces the intercoolers, intakes, and turbos. The result? An impressive 800 HP and 700 lbs-ft of torque.

Hit the jump to check out what Switzer did to lighten this load.

The weight loss didn’t stop there, in fact, that didn’t even scratch the surface. The brake components were replaced with parts from AP (carbon rotors and brake fluid), new pads, and stainless steel brake lines. They added a ceramic-coated titanium exhaust system, a carbon trunk lid, and new Bride sports buckets. The result? The 3800 lbs was cut down to 3600 lbs.

To further improve the car’s performance and handling, they added a fully-adjustable JRZ suspension system, an under-body diffuser, and an Aeromotions wing.

“This car is really an amazing collaborative effort,” offers Tym Switzer. “Everyone involved really came through on this build, and the data we got from JRZ and the brake guys at Stillen who import the AP rotors helped us tie it all together into a coherent package that is at home on the track and in town, too. All we need to do now is get it on the track with the client behind the wheel, and dial it in to his driving style – that’s what’s really important here, that we get it right for him and deliver the ’track animal’ he ordered. Once he’s comfortable in the car, we’ve got a list of GTR ’track records’ that we’d like to beat. I think this is the car to do it.”

Source: Carscoop

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10 comments:

  (683) posted on 02.20.2011

Awesome car, Id still take that superleggera in front though . BTW, Thank you for not putting techno music to this, even though the car was mostly idling.

  (402) posted on 02.20.2011

Sounds wonderful. You didn’t mention that the chief designer makes a cameo.

  (341) posted on 09.5.2010

Woah! This is great, GT-R is already a monster in the road but if it have 800HP? It will just zoom in Nurburgring in less than 3mins.

  (392) posted on 04.18.2010

Another cool car by nissan, the Nissan GT-R. No wonder that this car got some good result in the market.

  (518) posted on 04.12.2010

Now it can compete with the Custom 800HP Ford Mustang GT500.

  (798) posted on 04.12.2010

Simple and beautiful super car, but when it roars im pretty your you’ll say it’s a mean car.

  (1023) posted on 04.12.2010

I guess the GT-R AMS still has the title of the Fastest GT-R in the world.

  (1333) posted on 04.11.2010

I hope they also include a Video stream of this doing a Dyno Testing. Yes it has a 800HP but can it outrun the fastest GT-R tuned by AMS?

  (647) posted on 04.8.2010

Wow a whopping 800Hp for the GT-R. This is a good contender of GT-R AMS Custom. I want to see both Godzilla come head to head on track.

  (341) posted on 04.7.2010

800 horsepower is a lot of power for a city car. O well, I guess it really wants to be one of the top cars out there. I wonder what car can it beat now with that much under it’s hood. Kinda reminded me of the time when it set better time than Porsche in the Nurburgring circuit.

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