Every year since the Nissan GT-R was released it has either gotten more powerful or more expensive (or both), and the 2014 model year looks to be more of the same. Some new spy photos have surfaced showing the 2014 GT-R testing around the Nürburgring. While details on the new Nissan are a bit scarce, we can't help but wonder whether this will be the GT-R to break the 600-horsepower mark and the six-figure price tag.

According to the Godzilla fans at the North American GT-R Owners Club forum, this car is performing tire tests. The site also makes mention of numerous interior upgrades for the GT-R, including a two-tone steering wheel and red leather seats.

Based on the black tape found on this tester's front and rear fascias, we see that Nissan may be planning some mild styling and/or aerodynamic changes for the car as well.


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      Cruising
      • 2 Years Ago
      From Wikipedia: "Nissan chief creative officer, Shirō Nakamura, has likened the new GT-R to the eponymous giant robots of the Gundam series. Nakamura stated: "The GT-R is unique because it is not simply a copy of a European-designed supercar; it had to really reflect Japanese culture." Nakamura noted that the GT-R's square lines and vents were influenced by Gundam robots. Nissan's American designers sculpted the rear three quarters of the vehicle, while their European designers sculpted the roofline." And I have to agree with Nakamura there is no mistaking this car as anything but Japanese. Also look at the LFA looks nothing like a European supercar, it's their own Japanese style.
        protovici
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Cruising
        What makes American, Euro, and Asian super cars fun! LFA, not to awesome (in my eyes) styling, but wow is it a great car technology wise. Or an American brute force force Tq & HP mixed with a wild ride. And last but not least the Euro ride is sweet, sexy, and fast!
        Gorgenapper
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Cruising
        Exactly, thank you. People are always trying to compare it to other sports cars, the majority of which are European, but I did remember that little bit of info and how the GT-R was supposed to be unmistakable as anything but a Japanese sports car. What better way to make a machine look Japanese than to pay tribute to the Gundams? Also, in the Gundam series, the Gundams always integrated very powerful computer systems (and even external 'cloud processing' power as in Gundam 00 by way of Veda) because it was simply too much for a single pilot to control a giant mech suit by him or herself. It's kind of fitting that the GT-R makes such extensive use of computers in an effort to assist the driver in the act of driving.
      zizixx89
      • 2 Years Ago
      but can anybody else picture this in 4 doors??
        Greg
        • 2 Years Ago
        @zizixx89
        Would make a nice Infiniti halo model.
      Terrance Parker
      • 2 Years Ago
      Real car lovers appreciate each car for their indivuality and what each one brings to the table, In this case it's an engineering marvel. Godzilla has history and a legacy that dates back decades. Why should all super cars look the same?
      FuelToTheFire
      • 2 Years Ago
      This car , I think, is the world's ideal car. Fulltime AWD, innovative technology, cheap for a sports car, can beat just about any sports car/supercar on any track, gorgeous design, advanced transmission, ride isn't too soft for the track but is soft enough to use as a daily driver. This is all coming from the owner of a 2012 GT-R. So, yeah, I'm biased. But I'm pretty sure that at least a few posters would agree with me.
        wooootles
        • 2 Years Ago
        @FuelToTheFire
        Gran Turismo doesn't count, buddy
          FuelToTheFire
          • 2 Years Ago
          @wooootles
          Why so much disbelief? Not everyone who says that they have a GT-R is a liar.
        Timothy Tibbetts
        • 2 Years Ago
        @FuelToTheFire
        Gorgeous design? Really?
          FuelToTheFire
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Timothy Tibbetts
          Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Personally, I think it is a very advanced and innovative design, and the styling is different from most sports cars.
        RodRAEG
        • 2 Years Ago
        @FuelToTheFire
        Yeah Im calling bs. Ive been to NAGTROC plenty of times and there is no such thing as a soft ride on the GTR, and that's comingnfrom actual owners, who say the GTR's "comfort mode" is stiffer than the Porsche 997 Turbo's "sport mode" setting.
          KY
          • 2 Years Ago
          @RodRAEG
          997 turbo is suppose to be daily driven so I am not surprise it have a softer ride. It's track time reflect how soft it suspension tuning is. Try a GT3's hardest setting then you will know GTR is daily drivable.
          FuelToTheFire
          • 2 Years Ago
          @RodRAEG
          I honestly don't know about that, since I've never test-driven a new Porsche. I think that the ride is soft enough for daily driving. If you have ever owned or even driven a GT-R, feel free to prove me wrong.
        lewazzinaroillus
        • 2 Years Ago
        @FuelToTheFire
        fuel to the fire,..i hate that thing!,..BUT,..and it's a big BUT!,..even i,..who drive this cars supposed arch-nemesis,..the dreaded porsche 911 turbo coupe manual,..have to concede that it IS a remarkable accomplishment for nissan,..really,..ANY car maker!,..it's blisteringly fast!,..well built,...just solidly remarkable,..it's problem,..as i pointed out numerous times,..is that it kinda does it all for you,..and most wealthy car buyers i know actually despise the thing,...and instead opt for something with a little,..[or a lot,..as in the case of porsche] more driver involvement,...to each their own,...i'm a solidly old school "manual" kinda guy,..and glad there are still a few,..[now a very few!] manufacturers still makin a stick....glad ya love your gtr,...as i do my turbo,...and yes,..porsche does sell way more 911's,..but the actual numbers for turbo 911's, versus gtr's,..are very equal,...'bout 100 a month nationwide,...what really hurts nissan now,..is that folks are even buying the weaker basic 911,..at an even higher cost!,..than your gtr,..really proving,..that folks reallly just don't like the gtr,..a few yes,..but most opt for anything else,..sad,..but true!,...enjoy the ride...
      Jonathan Ippolito
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well it's still really ugly !
      Mercennarius
      • 2 Years Ago
      There really is no better performance car in the world. Stock its faster then 99% of production cars ever produced, and with very minor modifications its faster then anything outside of an all out racecar. Its amazing what Nissan was able to build that other manufacturers that have been building supercars for decades are now trying to catch up to...
        lewazzinaroillus
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Mercennarius
        even i,..who basically LOATH that thing!,..have to agree here,..that,..for what it is,..[a point and shoot supercar,..that does everything for you],..it truly is phenomenolly fast,..faster than almost any ferrari,..porsche,..lambo,..etc.,..and at a somewhat bargain price by comparo,..problem with this car,..is that the actually wealthy folks who can afford the thing,..hate it like me!,..and the gtr fan-boys who love it so much,..can't afford the thing,..so it's in a very tuff spot marketing wise,...hence,..it's dismal sales numbers of 100 a month nationwide....but,..for what it accomplishes,..it is a remarkable car,...sadly,..most folks who should be flocking to it,..hate the thing though!
      RodRAEG
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'd rather have the new Dodge Viper. Sexy looks and performance beats performance any day.
        oneviwatara
        • 2 Years Ago
        @RodRAEG
        GT-R was heavier and have less horse power and torque and cost at least $22 grand cheaper but it was 0.6 second faster in 0-60 and also faster in 1/4 mile by 0.6 second.
        Kickass
        • 2 Years Ago
        @RodRAEG
        I like the GTR, but the new viper is priced squarely in the 100k, and the new viper is stunning piece of art, id go for the viper, I really cant justify the price you would pay for the GTR when its just minimal upgrades from the 2012, id just get a used 2012 if i was looking for a GTR
      Gorgenapper
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ugly or not (I happen to like how it looks), I have repeatedly vowed that were I somehow to become fabulously wealthy (or wealthy in general, I'm not picky), this would be my first pick out of all the sports cars of the world. I want to experience the engineering behind this beast...
        AcidTonic
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Gorgenapper
        Seriously you would really like an Evo...... Go drive a 2010+ X and a 2006 IX 5speed before you decide. Ignore the looks and sound, behind the wheel is where it's at.
      techie69
      • 2 Years Ago
      Save Godzilla from extinction. Thnx Mizuno-san, happy retirement!
      joejoe509
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well, autoblog did recently report that 2014 would be a significant refresh so here's hoping for some bigger changes. I love how they keep tweaking it every year. I think it goes a really long way to keeping the car fresh and keeping it in the public's radar without offering a thousand different special trims like Lambo does. And if they intend for this generation to last all the way until 2018 they had better keep up this pace! That said, if I owned an "older" GTR, I think I might be a little pissed. Lol. Good job Nissan! Keep it up!
      zizixx89
      • 2 Years Ago
      i swear the GT-R would be sexy if it was a four door and that will be a real four door sports car snatch the 4DSC sticker from the maximas
      wooootles
      • 2 Years Ago
      Supercar for the masses, they said.
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