Drive Wire: Nissan’s GT-R Still Fast, No Longer Cheap

Kicking off the day with news on the 2017 Nissan GT-R, and while that car is astoundingly fast, its days as a budget supercar are officially over. The GT-R premium, the least expensive trim level available for now, will sticker at $111,585. That’s not an unfair price for astounding performance, but it is nearly 50 percent more than the GT-R Premium sold for at its debut in 2008. This year’s improvements include a titanium exhaust from last year’s Black Series, a larger info screen, and a horsepower bump to 585. With plenty of package options, it’s not hard to imagine buyers finding their price tag at more like 130,000. But, let’s face it – there’s nothing else like the GT-R out there.