nissan GT-R LM NISMO aims to race to glory at le mans 24 hours
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revealing the car they hope races to glory at the le mans 24 hours, the nissan ‘GT-R LM NISMO’ receives its first public glimpse during the commercial break at the super bowl XLIX. the forward wheel drive automobile that is powered by a V6 3.0-liter twin turbo front-engine and a kinetic energy recovery system, meets the new technical regulations in an innovative design. with partners such as michelin for tires, and TAG heuer, the nissan racing vehicle is under intensive testing in arizona, USA, and more information is expected to be unveiled along with the full LM p1 line-up, later this year.


the automotive company’s 2015 super bowl commercial
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‘it gave us great pride to reveal the nissan GT-R LM NISMO during the super bowl,’ said roel de vries, global head of marketing and brand strategy at nissan. ‘the combination of the super bowl and the le mans 24 hours – two of the most watched sporting events in the world – presented us with a unique opportunity to showcase our most ambitious motorsport program in recent times.’

front view of the front engined and wheeled car





‘the GT-R is our flagship road car. this, the ultimate GT-R, continues a sporting bloodline that goes back three decades with NISMO, the motorsport and performance arm of nissan.’ he continued to say, ‘le mans drives innovation, so success on the track will lead to greater innovation in our road car range. we are the new kids at le mans. our opponents are the best in the world, but we are ready.’



nissan hope the racing car can win the le mans 24 hours title



the GT-R LM NISMO enters the LM P1 race category
video courtesy of NISMO TV




it is powered by a V6 3.0-liter twin turbo gasoline engine and a kinetic energy recovery system


3/4 view of the race vehicle