Till now, one of the fastest Nissan models in the market is 2019 GT-R NISMO and is priced from $175,450. Now, Nissan has confirmed that GT-R50 is going into production with limited run. Only 50 units of Nissan GT-R50 will be made and will have a price tag of €990,000 sans taxes and options. Exterior of Nissan GT-R50 will remain same as the concept which was revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed. However, customers would be able to specify their own color for exterior and interior. Pricing and availability details for US market have not been disclosed. Nonetheless, if we convert euro into US dollars then the price of the special model will be around $1.2 million.
Nissan is accepting orders for GT-R50 and deliveries will commence from 2019. Since, converting GT-R NISMO into R50 spec would take time, deliveries will continue through 2020. Company’s Global Sports Car Program Director, Bob Laishley said that the response from fans and prospective customers has been overwhelming. The 50 cars will celebrate 50 years of Nissan GT-R and 50 years Italdesign. It also pays tribute to Nissan’s engineering leadership and rich sports car heritage that will be remembered for a long time.
The concept shown at Goodwood Festival of Speed had gray finish with gold accents. Production version of Nissan GT-R50 will come with shade of blue and distinctive bodywork with special interior layout. It will be equipped with Brembo brakes and Bilstein adjustable dampers. Nissan GT-R50 is powered with twin-turbo 3.8 liter V6 unit that offers 710hp and 780Nm of torque. GT-R NISMO on which R50 is based on, comes with 600hp and 652Nm of torque. Before it hits assembly, it will be showcased at Nissan Gallery in Yokohama, Japan on 7th December.