New Nissan GT-R set for Tokyo launch


September 26, 2007

New GT-R set for launch in October

New GT-R set for launch in October

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September 27, 2007 Nissan has begun the pre-launch build-up for its new, high performance GT-R sports car ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show on October 24. Japan will be the first to get the GT-R (previous models were known as the Skyline GT-R) in December with an expected price of 7.8 million yen (US$67,500).

Set to become available in North America and elsewhere around the world as a Nissan model, the GT-R has previously been previewed in concept form as the GT-R PROTO.

Nissan has launched a dedicated GT-R website in six languages (Japanese, English, Spanish, German, French and Italian) in anticipation of the launch and Japanese customers will have access to some initial details and practical information on placing pre-orders from today.

The company has also announced the establishment of 160 Nissan High Performance Centers in Japan that will provide specialist sales and servicing support for GT-R owners.

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Noel McKeegan After a misspent youth at law school, Noel began to dabble in tech research, writing and things with wheels that go fast. This bus dropped him at the door of a freshly sprouted in 2002. He has been Gizmag's Editor-in-Chief since 2007. All articles by Noel McKeegan
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