Nissan has launched their Nismo brand upgrade for the brand new Nissan GT-R which will boost the power numbers significantly. The upgrade will tune the engine and add transmission management software, but the only way to get the package is by renting it. The ECU upgrade and TCM start out at a two year price of 294,000 yen ($3,090 USD) and if you wish to continue to have it installed after the two years, there is a $330 yearly rent fee. What’s convenient about this modification is that it is a standalone program which can be installed easily on any GT-R model and also the SpecV.
Car tuning specialists Ventross, have released their Nissan GT-R R35 Skyline package using ideas from their parent company Vorsteiner. The tuners developed a new body kit, and in the front, large carbon fiber air intakes were added throughout to increase airflow to the radiators and brakes. A solid front lip was installed that gives the appearance of a lower than normal Nissan GT-R, and all parts included in the front fascia are made using Vorsteiner’s dry carbon fiber vacuum technology. This new technology allows their company to maximize the overall strength of the carbon fiber, while at the same time reducing the weight more than the average carbon fiber piece.
Car tuning company Fujimura Auto from Japan has completed their newly developed aero kit for the notorious Nissan 370Z. The kit consists of a new front lip, rear spoiler, rear diffuser, and carbon fiber mirror covers to make your 370Z stand out from the rest. Fujimura is a popular brand for customized parts from Japan, and you can expect to pay a heavy price. The new 370Z comes with a 3.7-liter engine capable of 332 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque from the factory. New technology from Nissan offers the SynchroRev Match 6-speed manual transmission which is like none other, allowing the driver to experience the smoothest shifts possible.
Switzer Performance Innovation (SPI), a car tuning company from Ohio, have released details on their P700 package for the highly anticipated Nissan GT-R. With over 15 years experience tuning all different imports from Europe to Japan, Switzer Performance was able to get 700hp out of this GT-R, hence the ‘P700′. SPI is well-known for tuning Porsche’s and recently introduced the 1,000 hp Sledgehammer 997. However, for this project they aimed to maintain a reliable and everyday driver at 93 octane. At stock the new Nissan GT-R is able to produce 480 hp and 434 ft-lbs of torque. So the first major upgrade SPI decided to go with were brand new Garrett GT ball-bearing turbochargers with custom compressor wheels to increase the boost.
The all new Nismo enhanced Nissan 370Z is approaching its launch this June and has many car tuning enthusiasts anxious for its arrival. Nissan made its debut at the New York Auto Show and many of you have probably seen the commercial of it drifting on television. Since the Nismo 350Z debuted two years ago, Nissan has made several improvements to the 370Z by giving it a 3.7-liter V6 engine, and few external and performance revisions. These upgrades project the 370Z to yield 350hp and 276lb-ft of torque at 5,200rpm. Derived from the Japanese S-Tune model, the 370Z was designed in the United States in a partnership with Japanese tuner Autech.
Impul is a Japanese tuning company famous for their complete packages based on popular Japanese cars. Their latest modified car is called Impul 935S, a vehicle based on a Nissan 370Z that received power, aerodynamic and handling upgrades. The new body kit has an aggressive front bumper which gives the car a trademark Impul facelift, new side skirts, rear half bumper and a rear wing to complete the car’s sportive design. The car comes with 19″ Impul Racing Acura SR-08 rims in sizes of 19×8.5 + 21 at the front side and 19×8.5 + 29 on the rear side equipped with wide tires and it also has a new brake system and a special suspension made by Impul which makes this 370Z handle really well at high speeds.
Branew loves to modify Nissans and their white GT-R was turning heads at every car show where the company took it. The white GT-R by Branew received positive feedback everywhere and now the tuning company decided to launch a second demo car painted in black. The car is one of the best examples of GT-R tuning and it’s equipped with the latest Branew body styling parts. The front side of the car received a new front lip spoiler which adds a stylish touch to the front end. The tuner also installed wide side skirts which work really well against the 22″ Matte Finish wheels. Nissan tuning magazine has other modified GT-Rs but the newest demo car from Branew is more aggressive and sportier than any other tuning kits for this car.
Nissan owners probably have tons of options when it comes to modify their cars. Central 20 is a japanese car tuning company that tried to create a unique tuning package for the Nissan 370Z and even though they are less well known their modified 370Z is almost perfect. The car tuners made a new body kit with a longer front bumper, side skirts, a new rear bumper with air vents that looks almost as the one from a Audi R8 and other elements to improve this car’s aerodynamics and looks. Central 20 also installed a set of black alloy rims, a new exhaust system with quad tailpipes and a sport suspension that lowers the 370Z.
One of the cars that almost every car tuner wants to modify is the Nissan GT-R. They all try to stand out from the crowd and each tuning company redesign and bring a lot of improvements to this Japanese car. Shadow Sport Design made a new aerodynamic kit for the Nissan GT-R that is completed by a set of 20″ forged magnesium wheels. The new aero package includes a front under spoiler, a rear wing and a rear diffuser that incorporates the new tailpipes of the full titanium muffler. With these improvements the GT-R has less air resistance and gained a slight power boost.
Branew designed a lovely tuning package for Nissan GT-R and now they prepared a special tuning kit for the new Nissan 370Z. They revealed the new performance package for 370Z at the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon a couple of days ago. At the exterior level Branew redesigned the car’s body kit with carbon fiber elements, a new front spoiler, side steps, rear spoiler and a rear wing. To finish the car’s unique look they installed a set of multispoke alloy wheels which will be offered in various sizes. The car tuner wanted to improve this car’s performances and they reprogrammed the 3.7L V6 engine’s control unit and installed a new sports exhaust system.
Matchless Crowd Racing is a Japanese tuning company that likes to bring serious improvements to Japanese cars. They recently announced a new tuning package for the new Nissan 370Z. Their Nissan has an improved body kit, a new exhaust system, new suspension and a traction hook. The MCR Nissan 370Z has an exhaust system that is much lighter than the standard one, made from stainless steel and has a titanium silencer. They wanted to make this car sound awesome when you accelerate it and the sound of their exhaust would impress any car enthusiast. The guys from MCR also improved this car’s suspension for better handling, more stability and better comfort.
It seems that everyone is trying to make their own version of Nissan GT-R. The car was a hit everywhere in the world and many tuning companies made special modification packages for this ride. A couple of days ago the guys from Cobra Technology & Lifestyle released their own upgrade package for the GT-R. The standard version of this car has a 3.8L V8 engine that delivers 485 HP but after a couple of improvements, the Cobra Nissan GT-R could deliver 550 HP at a maximum torque of 680 Nm. To get this power boost the car’s engine cooling unit was re-programmed and it also received an increased boost pressure and sport air filters. Even though it’s not ready yet, this Cobra Nissan GT-R will receive a high performance exhaust system made from stainless steel with metal catalysts.