Goodbye Godzilla, the last Nissan GT-R will arrive in 2025

It does not seem to have major aesthetic changes and rumors suggest that it will be an equipment upgrade of the R35 generation, it seems that the Nissan GT-R It will be another great dream car that indicates that it will disappear from the Japanese market next year, just as it did in our market due to emissions regulation issues. From the empire of the rising sun we get this new batch of rumors about the next step for the GT-R before it says goodbye to driving production to become an electric car.

In essence, the new GT-R will maintain the same aggressive aesthetics as the 2024 facelift and the changes will be more focused on the performance and exclusivity of the car. If we think about it coldly, why invest in the exterior if it is already a spectacular car, right?

The story that speaks for itself

The Nissan GT-R, also known as “Godzilla”, is an icon in our world and in our dreams. Its history dates back to the 1960s, when Nissan began developing high-performance vehicles under the brand. Skyline. However, it was in 1989 that the GT-R gained worldwide fame with the launch of the Skyline GT-R R32. Equipped with all-wheel drive and a turbocharged engine, this model dominated the race tracks and streets, earning the respect of motorsports enthusiasts around the world.

Over the following decades, the GT-R constantly evolved, gaining in power, technology and prestige. In 2007, Nissan launched the R35 version of the GT-R, which marked a new episode in the renowned history of this car with its advanced technology and insane performance. with a motor V6 twin-turbo and four-wheel drive wheels, the GT-R R35 became a benchmark in terms of acceleration, handling and speed, we all wanted one and every car movie had one.

Since then, the GT-R has continued to evolve with regular updates which have further improved its performance and handling capabilities. In addition to its success on the race track, the GT-R has also earned a place in popular culture, thanks in part to its appearance in video games, movies and television shows. In 2025 we may have to say goodbye in the distance to this car, which more than a car, is a dream come true.

The last Dance

In the latest iteration of the GT-R, the focus is on perfection in detail. The versions Premium Edition T-Spec and Track Edition They now receive an enhanced performance treatment including high-precision weight-balanced piston rings, connecting rods and crankshafts, a feature previously only found on the Nismo Special Edition. This refinement is more than a technical improvement; It is a tribute to the dedication of the craftsmen behind the wheel of all these generations.

These optimized internal components not only promise Faster revs and turbo boost, but they carry with them a history of craftsmanship and dedication, it’s very romantic if you think about it. Each engine bears special aluminum plaques displaying the name of the engineer who worked on it, along with gold plaques adorning its compartment, highlighting the meticulousness and mastery that goes into the creation of each unit.

Under the hood the engine will dance 3.8 liter V6 twin turbo, an engine that has been refined to reach new heights of power and performance. With 565 HP (421 kW / 573 PS) in the standard GT-R and 600 HP (447 kW / 608 PS) in the Nismo versionthis mechanical ingenuity is the culmination and tribute to decades of experience and continuous development.

The legacy of the 2025 Nissan GT-R continues with its availability to reserve exclusively in Japan at prices that are estimated to start at ¥14,443,000 (€89,000) for the GT-R Pure Edition and can reach ¥30,613,000 (€190,000) for the exclusive GT-R Nismo Special Edition. Although production details remain a mystery, rumors suggest that availability of the 2025 Nissan GT-R could be limited to 1,500 units, adding an aura of exclusivity to this motoring icon.

If this 1,500 units thing is put into practice, in a few years we will have to talk about exclusive auctions at Sotheby’s about the last Godzillas that inhabited the earth. Just as we dream today, we will dream then.

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