The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign created its globe debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, England in July and arrived in Belgium to open the Spa 24 Hours occasion with a parade lap.
The initial-ever collaboration in between Nissan and Italdesign, the GT-R50 prototype shown at Goodwood could turn out to be the blueprint for an incredibly restricted run of hand-constructed production autos. The car was created to commemorate the 50th anniversaries of each the GT-R (in 2019) and Italdesign (in 2018).
Nissan is a international complete-line car manufacturer that sells a lot more than 60 models beneath the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2017, the organization sold five.77mn autos globally, producing income of 11.9tn yen. On April 1, 2017, the organization embarked on Nissan MOVE to 2022, a six-year strategy targeting a 30 per cent boost in annualised revenues to 16.5tn yen by the finish of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative totally free money flow of two.5tn yen.
As element of Nissan MOVE to 2022, the organization plans to extend its leadership in electric autos, symbolised by the world’s greatest-promoting all-electric car in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s international headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania Africa, the Middle East & India China Europe Latin America and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given that 1999 and acquired a 34 per cent stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is these days the world’s biggest automotive partnership, with combined sales of a lot more than 10.6mn autos in calendar year 2017.
The year 2018 marks Italdesign’s 50th anniversary given that its foundation, on February 13, 1968. Italdesign is a single of the world’s top businesses in the provision of improvement solutions for the automotive market. Since its inception, the mission of the organization has been offering a wide variety of solutions committed to the improvement of new autos.
With its 50 year expertise, Italdesign operates closely with vehicle makers beginning from the initial solution definition to the commence of production and businesses in the sector can advantage from the company’s consultancy solutions for turnkey projects, covering all the phases via the improvement of styling, idea and car architecture, series engineering, simulation, prototyping, testing and final production tuning. In addition, Italdesign can supply solutions for shorter projects covering only a element of the all round car improvement cycle. Italdesign has been a element of the Volkswagen Group given that 2010.
In 2017, Italdesign launched Italdesign Automobili Speciali, the new brand distinguishing all the automobiles created in ultra-restricted series by the organization only for chosen collectors.
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