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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Shown in Production Form

Ordering has officially begun

Kelly Pleskot
Dec 7, 2018

Nissan revealed the production version of the GT-R50 by Italdesign, and sure enough, it stays true to the concept. Orders have begun, but only 50 copies will be sold.

The concept had a gray and gold exterior, but customers can specify whichever color combination they'd like on their own model. As our friends over at sister pub Motor Trend learned while driving the prototype, all 50 copies will feature a different design so that no two are alike. Buyers can choose different colors and packages to customize the interior.

Nissan GT R50 by Italdesign rear three quarters Photo 2/6   |   Nissan GT R50 By Italdesign Rear Three Quarters

The supercar celebrates the 50th anniversary of the GT-R in 2019 and Italdesign in 2018. It started life as a 600-hp GT-R Nismo, but Nissan tweaked the engine to produce a lot more power. Under the sheet metal, a 3.8-liter V-6 makes a whopping 710 hp and 575 lb-ft of torque. The engine pairs with a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. Along with a more potent engine, the GT-R50 has an adjustable rear wing, a revised Bilstein suspension damping system, improved Brembo brakes, and a roofline that has been lowered more than 2 inches.

If you're interested in one of the 50 copies, you'll have to contact Italdesign. Prices start at 990,000 euros before taxes and options, or roughly $1.1 million at today's exchange rates. Deliveries will run from 2019 into 2020.

Source: Nissan

Nissan GT R50 by Italdesign top view Photo 6/6   |   Nissan GT R50 By Italdesign Top View
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