Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs Nissan GT-R

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
Nissan GT-R
195 mph
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0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
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Top Gear track time

Ultima GTR
1:12.80
Nissan GT-R
1:19.70

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s
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Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Faster top speed 234 mph vs 195 mph 39 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:12.80 vs 1:19.70 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
More powerful engine 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM More than 30% stronger engine
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 3,819 lb Around 40% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 3,800 cc Around 70% bigger engine
Faster to 100mph 5.5 s vs 6.8 s Around 20% faster to 100mph
Side view of Nissan GT-R

Reasons to consider the
Nissan GT-R

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Higher redline 7,000 RPM vs 6,000 RPM More than 15% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Brand Ultima Nissan
Price 150,000 89,950
Year 2000 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 7.05 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders V8 V6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 3.76 in / 3.48 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Top speed 234 mph 195 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 6.8 s
Top gear time 1:12.80 1:19.70

transmission

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 5 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 508/? 241
Rear wheels 457/? 343 508/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 3,819 lb
Width 72.8 in 74.6 in
Height 42.1 in 53.9 in
Length 157.5 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 109.4 in
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