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Topic # 111420 2-Nov-2012 18:42
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For those interested Nissan are showing the first run of their new car for Bathurst next year this evening. Will be at 6:30pm AEST I believe http://www.facebook.com/nissanperformanceaus

I will be going next year, should be quite interesting with the new cars.

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  Reply # 711096 2-Nov-2012 19:00
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I'm more interested in what Mercedes are going to deliver!

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  Reply # 711100 2-Nov-2012 19:17
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They don't have a car yet! (the last I heard) ...

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  Reply # 711103 2-Nov-2012 19:21
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joker97: They don't have a car yet! (the last I heard) ...


Yip it was still work in progress. They just need to detune something they already use to comply with the new rules! Smile

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What are the limitations for Bathurst? They obviously don't want a repeat of previous races when the skyline demolishes Holden/Ford

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  Reply # 711123 2-Nov-2012 20:03
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Looking forward to the new series indeed.
Don't think it will be the same as the old Nissan's, no 4wd or Turbo like last time

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  Reply # 711125 2-Nov-2012 20:05
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sbiddle:
joker97: They don't have a car yet! (the last I heard) ...


Yip it was still work in progress. They just need to detune something they already use to comply with the new rules! Smile


detune something to 600Hp? Doubt it ... Even for the silver arrow

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joker97:
sbiddle:
joker97: They don't have a car yet! (the last I heard) ...


Yip it was still work in progress. They just need to detune something they already use to comply with the new rules! Smile


detune something to 600Hp? Doubt it ... Even for the silver arrow


+1 even an AMG twin Turbo V8 with the sports package makes roughly 560bhp doesn't it? . . .
But yes I'm looking forward to all any other cars entering the competition



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  Reply # 711151 2-Nov-2012 21:33
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Looks pretty slick





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Noodles: What are the limitations for Bathurst? They obviously don't want a repeat of previous races when the skyline demolishes Holden/Ford


Has to based of a production model.

C1.1 Technical Definition and Class
1.1.1 The requirements of this Division C apply to V8 Supercars, which are defined as largescale
Production Touring Cars comprising a specialised class of 5 litre, Australian
produced, right hand drive, four door Cars, fitted with pushrod two-valve normallyaspirated
V8 engines.
1.1.2 There is only one class of Car the V8 Supercar with engines of up to 5000cc capacity
fitted to Cars of which at least 25,000 examples, meeting the definition of Family of a
Vehicle, must have been produced.

http://www.v8supercars.com.au/Portals/v8/RadEditor/Documents/V8Supercars/2012techtalk/2012_operationsmanual/2012%20Div%20C%201st%20update.pdf' target='_blank'>http://www.v8supercars.com.au/Portals/v8/RadEditor/Documents/V8Supercars/2012techtalk/2012_operationsmanual/2012%20Div%20C%201st%20update.pdf



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  Reply # 711155 2-Nov-2012 21:44
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It's interesting that the Altima is only sold in North and South American markets though.

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Noodles: What are the limitations for Bathurst? They obviously don't want a repeat of previous races when the skyline demolishes Holden/Ford


The cars aren't aloud to beat  a   Ozzy made and designed  car..




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old3eyes:
Noodles: What are the limitations for Bathurst? They obviously don't want a repeat of previous races when the skyline demolishes Holden/Ford


The cars aren't aloud to beat  a   Ozzy made and designed  car..


Holden and Ford are not really Australian




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  Reply # 711262 3-Nov-2012 10:46
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mattRSK: It's interesting that the Altima is only sold in North and South American markets though.


They are going to start selling that model in Australia "in the second half of 2013".

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/video.cfm?c_id=4&gal_objectid=10844094&gallery_id=128812




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KiwiNZ:
old3eyes:
Noodles: What are the limitations for Bathurst? They obviously don't want a repeat of previous races when the skyline demolishes Holden/Ford


The cars aren't aloud to beat  a   Ozzy made and designed  car..


Holden and Ford are not really Australian


You could have fooled me..




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  Reply # 711464 3-Nov-2012 18:06
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Mugen Accord might go ok...

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