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Video: Nissan GT-R Switzer R1K-X package on dyno

Switzer, US-based Ohio tuning specialist, has come up with an R35 GT-R R1K-X package that takes power to an earth-shattering 1250hp at the wheels, or 932.5kW.

Switzer has released a video of one of the first dyno runs. The tuning company says the run was achieved using VP Q16 race petrol, and says a normal 93-octane run will be uploaded soon.

In the interim, if you want to know 1250hp at the wheels looks like, have a squiz at this. It takes a while to get up to speed but there’s no denying the GT-R’s determination to want to take off into the skies.

The car features, but not limited to, a number of Swizter enhancements such as a bigger intercooler, bigger turbochargers, wastegates, a tuned ECU, high-flow air intakes and revised MAF sensor, a beefier fuel system, big-bore titanium exhaust, enhanced engine internals and a Spec 3 Dodson transmission upgrade.

A truly astonishing power package.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.