GT-R 45th Anniversary Edition Unveiled in Japan in Extreme Exclusivity
The Japanese edition of the 2015 Nissan GT-R enters showrooms in February. Alongside it will be a highly exclusive version of the car made to pay tribute to its 45th anniversary this year. The limited-run special edition of the GT-R will be for the Japan market only and only 45 will be made.
The 45th Anniversary Edition of the 2015 GT-R will feature an exclusive Silica Brass paint color (above), the trademark color for the Skyline GT-R M-Spec R35 Type. The car itself will be in the Premium Edition trim level and will have an exclusive emblem in the interior cluster and individual model plate numbers in the engine compartment.
Orders for the 2015 Nissan GT-R have begun and Nissan says they will begin accepting orders for the 45th Anniversary Edition GT-R on a first-come, first-served basis starting December 1. Prices for this special edition begin at 10,787,040 yen ($91,480 USD).
The Japanese market 2015 GT-R features several upgrades for the market in Japan. Modified dampers for better cornering, powertrain management features for smoother operation, a steering damper to reduce idling vibration, and shim structures in the brakes to reduce noise.
Nissan has also announced that an R36 model for Godzilla is coming in the next 3 years or so. With slightly different drive styles, emissions requirements, and safety needs, the Japanese GT-R is similar to but not the same as the Americanized version we are now seeing plying U.S. roadways.