While we are expecting to see the new Nissan GT-R supercar, rumors about boosted version came first. According to these, the 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline is arriving sooner than anyone expected. It will be the replacement for the outgoing R35 model. Among many novelties, we will mention hybrid engine and unique styling. With all this in mind, the Skyline model is going to cost a lot more from the already expensive GT-R.
The newest 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline will be based on the Vision Gran Turismo model. However, numerous upgrades, according to renderings will make it much more aggressive. If you thought it is impossible to improve the styling from Nissan GT-R supercar, then Skyline is the right response.
2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline redesign
The new 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline is going to change the heart of the outgoing R35. But, that is not the only thing we will see from the upcoming vehicle. According to first render images, a lot of modifications are also on the way.
Grille and bumpers are making the front fascia completely new. Huge side air vents will cool the engine. GT-R badge will be on the grill and on the rear end.
2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline interior
Also, the interior details will clearly show this is the special version of the vehicle. Sporty cabin with modern and futuristic features are making this supercar very expensive. Sport buckets are very comfortable.
Frome some rumors the new model will get an 8.0-inch touchscreen with triple control. This display is also present in the GT-R base model. Furthermore, it will also get sports seats with stitched logo on the center.
Furthermore, this car is also very safe. Many accessories will also boost the overall safety for newest Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline. It comes with features like anti-lock brakes, stability control, front-impact airbags, side impact airbags, overhead airbags and pretensioners among others.
2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline engine
Under the hood of the 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline will be a powerful hybrid. Highlights of the drivetrain will be a super-fast sprint to 60 mph and better efficiency.
Nissan has a special team developing engines for races. One of these units will find its way in 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline. But, the interesting part is its hybrid nature. The base is found in the Le Mans race vehicles that used the 3.0-liter V-6 engine. The same mill is going to be the base for a hybrid. Twin-turbo system and electric motor are there to improve efficiency in every way.
The current R35 car is using a 3.8-liter V-6 engine. So, the detune will make the 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline more fuel-friendly. Also, the hybrid system will give a boost in this area. However, the supercar is going to put up some weight. Nevertheless, thanks to the clever torque-vectoring system, the Skyline is not losing on handling. Also, the new R36 will take less time to reach 60 mph with a twisting power boosted by the hybrid system.
2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline release date, price and rivals
The regular GT-R for the 2018 year is not out yet. It is not getting upgrades for the next season. Instead, as a part of the refresh, the car will introduce 2019 Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline. But, when it is about to happen exactly, we still don’t know. Probably in mid-2019. Also, the vehicle could appear as the 2020 year model.
Again, we must mention the base car. Its price starts from $100,000. However, the price for the special version Nissan GT-R R36 Skyline will be much higher. When released this sports car will compete with models like Acura NSX, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Ferrari 488 GTB, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Huracan and some of the Porsche models.