Earlier this year, Nissan unveiled GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition at New York Auto Show. Finally, it has been launched in United Kingdom with a price tag of £92,995. Production is limited to 50 units for European market with 18 RHD unit is bound for UK. Customers can expect deliveries of Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition by the end of next month. Another interesting aspect in resurgence of Bayside Blue paintjob which we had last seen on the GT-R R34. It is contrasted by blue accents on the new 20-inch alloy wheels and white racing stripes. All variants of Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition bound for Europe will come finished in this shade.
Upon closing the doors of this special edition, buyers would find typical GT-R but with few visual changes. The model builds on Prestige trim level and gains grey leather on the seats, steering wheel and gearshift lever, seat embossing, an Alcantara headliner with unique stitching and Alcantara-wrapped sun visors. However, powertrain remain unchanged. Hence, Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition coms with 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 that generates 557hp and 633 Nm of torque. V6 engine gains new turbocharger that offers better low-end response and five percent increase in engine efficiency. Carbon fiber parts are included and can be found on bumpers, fenders, hood, roof, side sill covers, trunk, and the rear spoiler. It shaves off 10.5 kg weight.
Alongside GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition, Nissan is also offering 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition. Only 22 units are available for UK and first units have already been shipped last month. Price of the Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition starts from £38,995 and comes with retro color scheme and few additional updates. 370Z is powered with 3.7-liter V6 that generates 327hp and 366 Nm of torque and is mated with six-speed manual transmission. However, a seven-speed automatic transmission is also an option.