Nissan starts pre-launch steps for GT-R: Releases Japanese Pricing

Nissan launches official GT-R website

Nissan today started its pre-launch steps for the Nissan GT-R that will lead up to the car’s official unveiling at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 24th. Of course as mentioned before the car will be known as the Nissan GT-R not the Skyline GT-R as before.

Launched today, the Nissan GT-R website will provide information on the car, including latest news, specifications and where to buy it. Sales for the Nissan GT-R begin in December for Japan.

Japanese customers will be getting information including basic specifications, colors and practical information on placing pre-orders later today. We’ll get those to you as soon as they come out. Other than that pricing in Japan for the GT-R will start around 7.8 million yen (around $68,000).

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Press Release:

NISSAN ANNOUNCES FIRST DETAILS ON NEW GT-R

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 http://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.

Source: GT-R Nissan (via CarScoop)