2012 NISSAN GT-R FACELIFT POWER BOOST
Specifications for the updated 2012 Nissan GT-R have hit the net, and it looks like the GT-R gets a power boost to go with that facelift, and a quicker ‘Ring time.
According to a leaked Japanese spec sheet, the 2012 Nissan GT-R now gets 523 hp at 6400 rpm (or 530 ‘PS’ in another unit of power) and 451 lb-ft of torque from 3200 rpm to 6000 rpm.
Other changes to the 2012 GT-R include slightly revised aerodynamics, added turbo boost, larger exhaust piping, modified valve timing, transmission programming update and more.
The number of editions, at least in Japan, now include Club Track (racing-only), EGOIST (customized luxury), Pure Edition, Black Edition, Premium Edition, and Spec V.
The company now claims that the 2012 Nissan GT-R can circle the German benchmark Nurburgring racetrack in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. Dropping the ‘Ring time from 7:26.4 to 7:20 theoretically beats both the Corvette ZR1 and 911 GT3 RS, both of which were quicker than the outgoing GT-R.
2011 HELLO KITTY SMART FOR TWO
Theme cartoon cat “Hello Kitty” will be a car wrap designs of Smart. And Fortwo chosen to use this theme wrapper. Penske Automotive and Sanrio, the owner of the ‘Hello Kitty’ brand, signed an agreement to add a series of car wrap designs featuring the popular feline to the carmaker’s vehicle customization program.
The Hello Kitty wrapped Smart Fortwo cars will make an appearance at many Sanrio events this fall for the brand’s 50th Anniversary.
It is the modern, environmentally-friendly features of the smart fortwo combined with supercute Hello Kitty designs deliver an exciting offering that responds to the demands of our fans for special edition lifestyle products.
Hello Kitty Smart Fortwo will offer buyers in the States a choice of three different full-body Hello Kitty designs, each with a selection of color schemes. In total, the company offers 22 full and partial wrap design and color combinations from which to choose.