26 Oct '14, 7pm

Confirmed: Nissan R36 GTR Will be a Hybrid

Confirmed: Nissan R36 GTR Will be a Hybrid

The R36 GTR is expected to use a version of the 550 HP hybrid power unit shown in the Infiniti Q80 concept that debuted earlier this month. That model introduced featured a drive train consisting of a twin-turbocharged 3.0L V6 paired to a powerful electric motor. According to Infiniti officials at the Paris unveiling of the Q80, “the new engine offers a precursor to a family of engines that will be introduced to the (Nissan and) Infiniti portfolio(s) within the next two years,” which- you’ll notice- would be just in time for the launch of the 2016 R36 GTR.

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