The final production version of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign has been revealed ahead of the first deliveries of the limited-edition model in “late 2020”.
The production model – which will be on display at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2020 – closely resembles the prototype version first shown back in June 2018.
Nissan says customer demand for the production version has been “strong”, with a “significant number” of deposits already taken. The Japanese firm adds customers “across the globe” are currently selecting personal specifications for their vehicles.
As a reminder, just 50 units will be produced, although Nissan now says a “limited number” of reservations for the remaining models are still available.
“Our customers have relished the personalised experience provided by Italdesign, who have a long tradition in the exclusive field of ultra-rare, bespoke high-performance vehicles,” said Bob Laishley, global sports car programme director at Nissan.
“Their experience with the GT-R50 has been incredible and I can say first-hand that each car will certainly be a standalone masterpiece.”
Nissan teamed up with the Turin-based design firm to create the model (based on the GT-R Nismo), in commemoration of the 50th anniversaries of both GT-R and Italdesign. Powering each GT-R50 by Italdesign is a hand-built, Nismo-tuned twin-turbo 3,8-litre V6 petrol engine offering 530 kW and 780 N.m.
Back in December 2018, the starting price was listed as €990 000 (which currently translates to around R16,1-million)…
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