Road Tests Real world tests of R390 GT1 vs GT-R


R390 GT1
3.9 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

Top speed

R390 GT1
220 mph
Nissan GT-R
195 mph


R390 GT1
6.8 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s

1/4 mile

R390 GT1
11.1 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Nissan R390 GT1

Reasons to consider the
Nissan R390 GT1

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Much more expensive sticker price $1M vs $90k More than 11x 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
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,420 lb vs 3,819 lb More than 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Nissan GT-R

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Nissan GT-R

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.9 s More than 30% faster to 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs


R390 GT1  vs
Brand Nissan Nissan
Price 1,000,000 89,950
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1998 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.4 lb/hp 7.05 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,800 RPM 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 471 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,500 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders V8 V6
Compression ratio 9:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 3.03 in 3.76 in / 3.48 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC

road tests

R390 GT1  vs
Top speed 220 mph 195 mph
1/4 mile 11.1 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.9 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 6.8 s 6.8 s


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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203 508/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 267 508/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,420 lb 3,819 lb
Width 78.7 in 74.6 in
Height 44.9 in 53.9 in
Length 185.8 in 183.3 in
Front track width 68.1 in 62.6 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 109.4 in
Nissan R390 GT1
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New gt-r is just about as fast as the old R390, but I prefer the R390 for its looks. it styled more like an Actual supercar, LOW, wide, Sleek, engine in the middle, lightweight.
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