Road Tests Real world tests of Nissan GT-R vs Ferrari 360

0-60mph

Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
360 Modena
4.1 s

Top speed

Nissan GT-R
195 mph
360 Modena
188 mph

0-100mph

Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
360 Modena
9.2 s

1/4 mile

Nissan GT-R
10.8 s
360 Modena
12.3 s

Nurburgring time

Nissan GT-R
7:24.22
360 Modena
8:09.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Nissan GT-R

Reasons to consider the
Nissan GT-R

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Faster in the quarter mile 10.8 s vs 12.3 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
More torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM vs 275 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 70% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 100mph 6.8 s vs 9.2 s More than 25% faster to 100mph
More powerful engine 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 394 HP @ 8,500 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
Great lap time on the Hockenheim Short track 1:09.94 vs 1:15.10 More than 5% great lap time on the Hockenheim Short track
Faster to 200kph 10.6 s vs 15.2 s More than 30% faster to 200kph
Side view of Ferrari 360

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Ferrari 360 Modena

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Lighter curb weight 3,064 lb vs 3,819 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Way higher redline 8,500 RPM vs 7,000 RPM More than 20% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Nissan GT-R  vs
Ferrari 360 
Brand Nissan Ferrari
Price 89,950 152,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 1999-2005
City mileage 16 MPG 11 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG 16 MPG

design

Chief designer Shirō Nakamura Pininfarina

transmission

Drivetrain ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 4.06:1
2: 2.3:1
3: 1.6:1
4: 1.25:1
5: 1:1
6: 0.8:1
Axle ratio 3.7:1 4.44:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo 12.9 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo 12.9 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 215/45 18
Rear wheels 508/? 267 275/40 18

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,819 lb 3,064 lb
Width 74.6 in 75.7 in
Height 53.9 in 47.8 in
Length 183.3 in 176.3 in
Front track width 62.6 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in 102.4 in

road tests

Nissan GT-R  vs
Ferrari 360 
Top speed 195 mph 188 mph
1/4 mile 10.8 s 12.3 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 4.1 s
0-100mph 6.8 s 9.2 s
0-200kph 10.6 s 15.2 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:24.22 8:09.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:09.94 1:15.10
Drag coefficient 0.27 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp 7.78 lb/hp
Maximum hp 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM 394 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Maximum torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM 275 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM 8,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc 3,586 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.48 in 3.35 in / 3.11 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 5
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