Road Tests Real world tests of Supra Turbo vs Nissan GT-R

0-60mph

Top speed

Supra Turbo
156 mph
Nissan GT-R
195 mph

0-100mph

Supra Turbo
12.3 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s

1/4 mile

Supra Turbo
13.7 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toyota Supra Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Toyota Supra Turbo

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Lighter curb weight 3,408 lb vs 3,819 lb More than 10% 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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Much faster in the quarter mile 10.8 s vs 13.7 s More than 20% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 195 mph vs 156 mph 39 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
A lot faster to 100mph 6.8 s vs 12.3 s Around 45% faster to 100mph
Way more more powerful engine 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM Around 70% stronger engine
Way more expensive sticker price $90k vs $38k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own
More torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM vs 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp vs 10.58 lb/hp Around 35% better power-to-weight ratio
Bigger engine 3,800 cc vs 3,000 cc More than 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Supra Turbo  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Brand Toyota Nissan
Price 38,000 89,950
Year 1993-1997 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp 7.05 lb/hp
Maximum hp 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc 3,800 cc
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 3.76 in / 3.48 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Supra Turbo  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Top speed 156 mph 195 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 5 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 12.3 s 6.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front 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
Axle ratio 3.27:1 3.7:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 432/? 203 508/? 241
Rear wheels 432/? 241 508/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,408 lb 3,819 lb
Width 71.3 in 74.6 in
Height 50.2 in 53.9 in
Length 177.7 in 183.3 in
Front track width 59.9 in 62.6 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in 109.4 in
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