Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Nissan GT-R

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Way more more powerful engine 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 350 HP @ 7,400 RPM Around 55% stronger engine
Way more expensive sticker price $90k vs $40k 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Significantly more torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM vs 276 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM Around 70% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp vs 9.43 lb/hp More than 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Better drag coefficient 0.27 vs 0.3 Around 10% better drag coefficient
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Lighter curb weight 3,300 lb vs 3,819 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 7,000 RPM More than 5% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Nissan GT-R  vs
NISMO 370Z 
Brand Nissan NISMO
Price 89,950 39,850
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2010
City mileage 16 MPG 7 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG 5 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case RWD w/Viscous Limited-Slip Differential (VLSD), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS)
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 3.69:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 483/? 241
Rear wheels 508/? 267 483/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,819 lb 3,300 lb
Width 74.6 in 72.6 in
Height 53.9 in 51.8 in
Length 183.3 in 174.3 in
Front track width 62.6 in 61.2 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in 100.4 in

road tests

Nissan GT-R  vs
NISMO 370Z 
Drag coefficient 0.27 0.3

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp 9.43 lb/hp
Maximum hp 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM 350 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM 276 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc 3,700 cc
Cylinders V6 V6
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.48 in 3.8 in / 3.4 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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