Nissan R390 GT1 

  • $1M built in Japan
  • 1998
  • 550 HP 3.5L
  • 220 mph
Braking is handled by huge AP 14-inch vented front and rear disc brakes with six piston calipers and ABS.
by www.supercars.net
The R390 GT1 design was the work of Ian Callum at Tom Walkinshaw Racing, previously acclaimed as the designer of the Aston Martin DB7.
by www.supercars.net

Road Tests Real world tests of the Nissan R390 GT1

0-60mph

R390 GT1
3.9 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
NSX-R
4.7 s

Top speed

R390 GT1
220 mph
NSX-R
173 mph
Jaguar XJR-15
184 mph

0-100mph

R390 GT1
6.8 s
NSX-R
11.2 s
GT-R SpecV
8.4 s

1/4 mile

R390 GT1
11.1 s
Jaguar XJR-15
12.7 s
NSX-R
12.7 s

Data points Key details of the Nissan R390 GT1

Price

R390 GT1
$1M
GT-R SpecV
$176k

Number built

R390 GT1
1 car
911 GT3 RS 4.0
600 cars
Jaguar XJ220
281 cars

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Nissan R390 GT1

www.supercars.net
Getting that power to the ground from a standing start, out of corners or in damp conditions is a challenge and the R390 GT1 features a launch control system and traction control which, when encountering wheelspin, reduces power by limiting fuel to individual engine cylinders.
The concept behind the creation of the Nissan R390 GT1 was to push reliability and dynamic performance to the absolute limit without compromising the driveability of a street car, explained Mr Yutaka Hagiwara, General Manager of Nissan Motorsports and Planning Centre.
10
Dec

Nissan R390 GT1

www.supercars.net
Following on from NISMO, which raced the Skyline at Le Mans, Nissan developed a true racing car, the R390, and entered it in1997.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Nissan
Price $1,000,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1998
Number built 1 car

power & handling

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

engine

Displacement 3,500 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 3.03 in
Valvetrain DOHC

road tests

Top speed 220 mph
1/4 mile 11.1 s
0-60mph 3.9 s
0-100mph 6.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 483/? 267

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,420 lb
Width 78.7 in
Height 44.9 in
Length 185.8 in
Front track width 68.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus