2021 Nissan GT-R50 on the market, quantity 11 of 19


A 2021 Nissan GT-R50—quantity 11 of 19 produced—is on the market by means of Canadian dealership Legendary Motorcar Firm.

The GT-R50 is a coach-built particular collectively developed by Nissan and Italdesign to rejoice the GT-R nameplate’s fiftieth anniversary. The preliminary idea model was unveiled in 2018, and confirmed for manufacturing later that 12 months with a $1.1 million price ticket.

2021 Nissan GT-R50 (photo via Legendary Motorcar Company)

2021 Nissan GT-R50 (photograph through Legendary Motorcar Firm)

You would possibly assume $1.1 million is rather a lot to pay for a Nissan—even a GT-R—however the GT-R50 options distinctive bodywork formed by Italdesign. The coach builder really approached Nissan concerning the undertaking, and all GT-R50 our bodies had been handmade by Italdesign craftspeople. The automotive proven right here wears Liquid Silver Metallic paint—a roughly $25,000 possibility, in accordance with the advert.

Modifications to the usual GT-R physique had been fairly intensive. Italdesign lowered the roof 2.1 inches and redesigned the rear window so it flows farther towards the rear of the automotive. The entrance and rear ends are fully completely different as properly. Among the most noticeable variations are the 4 taillights that stand happy with the bodywork and the big rear wing—which is hydraulically actuated on the automotive up on the market.

2021 Nissan GT-R50 (photo via Legendary Motorcar Company)

2021 Nissan GT-R50 (photograph through Legendary Motorcar Firm)

The GT-R’s 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-6 was additionally tuned to provide 710 hp and 585 lb-ft of torque, or 110 hp and 104 lb-ft of torque greater than the donor GT-R Nismo the GT-R50 relies on. That additional output was achieved with turbochargers based mostly on those used on GT-R GT3 race automobiles, beefed up engine internals, bigger intercoolers, and new consumption and exhaust programs.

Nissan and Italdesign deliberate to make 50 automobiles in reference to the GT-R’s fiftieth anniversary, however the supplier advert claims solely 19 had been produced. So the GT-R50 could also be even rarer than its creators supposed.


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