Specs: 784 horsepower. 737 pound-feet of torque. Twin-turbo V-6. Dual-clutch, 8-speed transmission. These are just a few of the tantalizing tidbits circulating about the next-generation GT-R. And while they're just educated guesses gleaned from industry sources at this point, all signs point to a major Godzilla upgrade. And get this: the R36 might even have a completely revolutionary hybrid powertrain.
Jaguar used to be a British automaker that built thrilling, perfectly styled sports cars and sedans for thrilled, imperfectly smiled Brits. Then Ford bought Jaguar and promptly pimped it to pump out forgettable X-Types. The “poor man’s Jag” was a numb, unreliable mess, and it left Jaguar lovers wondering how far the storied marque could fall. But then something amazing happened.
The SEMA organization is known for hosting its annual show in the land of excess, Las Vegas, Nevada, the most important aftermarket and tuner industry event of the year. Enthusiasts and companies from across the world await event coverage to get a preview of the latest and greatest from the aftermarket industry. As an industry only event, the tuners and fabricators present the best of what they build, manufacturers show off their innovation and latest products, while buyers from all over the world congregate, looking to promote the next best thing in their showrooms.