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Nissan GT-R N24 GT Academy '12
Nissan GT-R N24 GT Academy '12
Appears in Gran Turismo 5 (DLC)DLCicon
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Premium
Interior in GT6 Detailed
Displacement 3799 cc
Drivetrain 4WD
Aspiration Turbo
Engine VR38DETT
Max Power 572 HP
Performance Points 548 PP
Max Torque 637 Nm
Weight 1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 2.97 kg (6.5 lb) per horsepower

The Nissan GT-R N24 GT Academy '12 is a race car produced by Nissan. It appears as Downloadable Content for Gran Turismo 5 and is available normally in Gran Turismo 6.

The car appears to be the #123, driven by Polyphony Digital CEO Kazunori Yamauchi, Lucas Ordóñez, Tobias Schulze, and Yasukichi Yamamoto, who participated in the SP8T class of the 2012 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The car finished the race in 30th place overall, achieving the 1st place in its class.

In-game descriptionEdit

"The car of Team GT Academy; it secured a class victory at the Nürburgring 24-hour race."


In 2012, the Gran Turismo series producer Kazunori Yamauchi took on the Nürburgring 24-hour race for the third time, together with the newly formed Team GT Academy. This Nissan GT-R is the car that was prepared for this race.

The actual Nissan GT-R development team, headed by Mr. Kazutoshi Mizuno was responsible for the car's development. Based on the commercial Club Track Edition modifications were deliberately kept to a minimum so that its performance would rely solely on the potential of the commercial GT-R. As soon as the car was put together, Kazunori gathered Gran Turismo software engineers to work as race engineers for the car. They took a month to finish setting up the car at the Nürburgring.

Kazunori had also raced the Nürburgring in the GT-R in 2011, but this 2012 car was very different from the previous year's machine. The car produced more power, but the wings were of standard size, and there was no drastic reduction of weight. This made the car slower in cornering speed, but faster at the top end.

In the race final held between May 19th and 20th the first GT Academy winner, Lucas Ordóñez, joined forces with Tobias Schulze and Yasukichi Yamamoto who raced with Kazunori last year. Team GT Academy succeeded in bringing out the best in the 2012 car, and completed the 24-hour race with minimal problems. Taking the SP8T class win two years in a row, they also finished the race in 30th place overall, improving upon their result from the previous year.

AcquisitionEdit

GT5Edit

This car can't be obtained until the player purchase the relevant DLC pack from the PlayStation Store. Upon doing so, you'll receive a free car ticket that will allow you to redeem this car. Further copies of this car can be purchased from the Nissan dealership for 500,000 Credits.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 500,000 Credits. It has a detailed interior. It is also the prize for obtaining all gold medals in the Mission Races of the Super Class.

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