Stillen Nissan GT-R Displayed at 2010 Canadian Auto Show

The already insane Godzilla has mutated, but that's a positive thing as it does not suffer from insanity. It actually enjoys every moment of it and has no problem showing it. In February, at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Nissan will showcase it’s unique Stillen-tuned GT-R beast, as automobilesreview reports.

The bespoke version of the iconic car was created in 2009 to be the race car driver Steve Millen’s toy for the Targa Newfoundland race.

The car’s performance has been dramatically improved. Compared to its stock 2010 incarnation, it is 172 lbs (78 kilograms) lighter and 135 HP stronger (imagine feeling the 620 HP through the GT-R’s 4 wheel drive). The Stillen GT-R deals with the first hundred in 2.9 seconds and can continue up to speeds in excess of 190 mph.

Nissan is excited to provide GT-R fans with this special appearance,” Jeff Parent, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Nissan Canada Inc. told the aforementioned source .“The Stillen crew showed us all just how mean Godzilla can be, so we wanted to give fans a chance to get up close and personal to this great machine.”

This is a very interesting approach from Nissan, quite shocking we could say - when the company introduced the GT-R in 2007 it stated clearly that the vehicle should not be tuned and even warned that tuned cars will loose their warranty. Nissan and Stillen have a vast racing history together and this might be one of the reasons behind the 180 degree turn in attitude, as the car is probably not seen as a tuned vehicle by Nissan.
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