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26 Sep 2007
- Global website goes live today -
Tokyo, Japan, (September 26, 2007) – Nissan today started the pre-launch activities in support of the all-new GT-R, the high performance sports car to be revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 24th. Central to the launch of GT-R, which will ultimately go on sale around the world, is a dedicated website that will provide all information on the car, including latest news, specifications and where to buy. The address for the website is www.gtrnissan.com and will available in six languages: Japanese, English, Spanish, German, French and Italian.
With sales due to start in Japan in December, Nissan is today also confirming the final name of the car. Previous generations of this car were known as the Skyline GT-R; the new name for this car is simply “Nissan GT-R” in all global market. Supporting substantial early customer interest in the Nissan GT-R, the company is today making available for customers in Japan some initial details including basic specifications, colors and practical information on placing pre-orders. Prices in Japan for the Nissan GT-R will start from around 7.8 million yen.
In support of the sale of the Nissan GT-R, the company also announced today the establishment of 160 Nissan High Performance Centers in Japan. These centers have been established to provide specialist sales and servicing support for customers of the Nissan GT-R.
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Nissan Motor Company
Three Grades: GT-R Base Model
GT-R Black Edition
GT-R Premium Edition
Ext. Colors: Ultimate Metal Silver (Special Color - extra cost)
White Pearl (Special Color - extra cost)
Dark Metal Blue
Int. Colors: Black
Gray (not available on Black Edition)
GT-R Base Model comes with Dunlop Sport tires on Chrome RAYS forged aluminum wheels
Tire and Wheel Package (Bridgestone Potenza tires with dark chrome RAYS wheels)
(Standard on Black and Premium Editions)
Anti-Theft System (Standard on Premium Edition)
BOSE Sound System (Standard on Premium Edition)
SRS Curtain Air Bags, Driver/Pass side air bags (an option on all models, not standard for any)
GT5 Prologue" Free Downloadable Demo and Target Release Date Announced
Sep 20, 2007
On September 20, 2007, at the "Tokyo Game Show 2007" at Makuhari Messe, we announced a free downloadable demo and a change in the target release date for "Gran Turismo 5 Prologue".
The demo for "Gran Turismo 5 Prologue" will be made available for download on October 20, 2007. The retail version (Blu-ray Disc®/download) will hit stores on December 13, 2007.
Coinciding with the start of the 40th Tokyo Motor Show 2007, we will be unveiling new car models as well in the free downloadable demo. Be sure not to miss both these exciting, simultaneous events!
We have also released new videos and screenshots on the "Gran Turismo 5 Prologue" website in conjunction with this announcement. Be sure not to miss them!
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