Road Tests Real world tests of Nissan GT-R vs Veneno


Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
2.8 s

Top speed

Nissan GT-R
195 mph
220 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Nissan GT-R

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Nissan GT-R

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Side view of Lamborghini Veneno

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Lamborghini Veneno

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Much more expensive sticker price $4.106M vs $90k More than 45.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 220 mph vs 195 mph 25 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 750 HP vs 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 3,800 cc More than 70% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,190 lb vs 3,819 lb More than 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Nissan GT-R  vs
Brand Nissan Lamborghini
Price 89,950 4,106,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp 4.25 lb/hp
Maximum hp 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM 750 HP
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,819 lb 3,190 lb

road tests

Nissan GT-R  vs
Top speed 195 mph 220 mph
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.8 s


Drivetrain ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case All Wheel Drive
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7


Displacement 3,800 cc 6,498 cc
Cylinders V6 V12
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Compression ratio 9:1 11.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.48 in 3.74 in / 3.01 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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