Nissan’s Ambitious Plans for the Next GT-R Generation

The R36 GT-R could use an evolution of the current model’s twin turbo V6 engine paired to an electric motor Nissan Boss Says Next R36 GT-R Could Get A New Platform And Electrified Hybrid V6After many, sometimes contradicting, reports, it seems that the replacement to the R35-generation

Nissan GT-R

will likely be electrified.

Nissan has been building the GT-R since December 2007 and while it has been upgraded over the years, it is fundamentally an old car by industry standards. A replacement has been in the works for a number of years and during a recent interview with Autocar, Nissan chief executive Makoto Uchida said it couldaopt electrification.

“We are looking at how we can do it electrified,” he said. “It’s something that’s a really professional sports vehicle with no compromise. The Z is for someone like me who enjoys sports cars. The GT-R is a professional machine and we need to work it out for the future.”

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