2021 Nissan GT-R T Spec
The Nissan GT-R has been in production for 14 years. While fans wait for the upcoming model, the Japanese automaker has released a new special edition of its ferocious GT-R that pays homage to the R34 GT-R and could be the very last version of the R35 GT-R before production is discontinued.
The limited-edition is a good ol nip and tuck. On the exterior, the T-Spec features a number of new goodies, including:
- New ducts in the hood
- Wider fenders
- Carbon-fiber rear spoiler
- New engine cover plate
- Forged copper-tone alloy wheels by RAYS,
- T-Spec badges.
With the GT-R T-Spec, Nissan is also paying homage to its past with two new colors. These extremely rare colors are borrowed from the previous R34 Skyline GT-R, which aficionados will almost instantly recognize. They include Midnight Purple, with only 132 examples ever made, and Millennium Jade, which was used on the R34 GT-R V-Spec II Nur, with only 156 examples in existence. The GT-R Track Edition, meanwhile, bears the NISMO division’s signature style and is fitted with a distinctive carbon-fiber roof, tailgate, and has been created with an emphasis on superior performance.
It’s business as usual on the inside. The interior trim is done in the same colors as the exterior trim. It incorporates a new Mori Green color scheme and padded Alcantara headliner, premium semi-aniline leather-appointed seats with pearl suede accents, and even more T-Spec badges.
Things haven’t changed much in the engine department. As a result, the R38DETT twin-turbo 3.8-liter V-6 gas engine produces 565 horsepower and 467 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed dual-clutch gearbox is employed to send power the GT-R’s all-wheel-drive system. The T-spec editions feature unique suspension and carbon-ceramic brakes, which were previously available on the Track Edition and the even more potent GT-R Nismo.
Over the GT-R’s 14 year stint, Nissan has continued to refine the GT-R experience, and this might just be one of the final versions of the R35. The Nissan GT-R T-spec will be available in limited numbers and should go on sale in the United States from a starting price of $138,490, excluding destination charges, while the GT-R NISMO Special Edition will cost $215,690.