Nissan's official entry into the FIA Championship is finally up to speed.
The GT1-spec R35, seen here testing in France, the Nissan/Nismo/Gigawave collaboration sees the twin-turbo six replaced with a naturally breathing, high-revving 5.6L V8 developing 448kW and 650Nm through the rear wheels only.
Race mods include a carbon triple plate clutch, short-throw six-speed manual shifter, six-piston calipers all round, carbon ceramic discs and smaller 18-inch forged wheels.
The GT-R will run four races this year, before a full-on program in 2010. It debuts at Silverstone on May 3.
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