November 12, 2008
NISSAN GT-R wins Car of the Year Japan's Most Advanced Technology Award
TOKYO (November 12, 2008)--Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud that the NISSAN GT-R supercar has won the Most Advanced Technology Award, one of the highly coveted awards of Car of the Year Japan 2008-2009.
The final selection, conducted by the Car of the Year Japan Executive Committee, took place from November 10 - 11 at Oiso, Kanagawa prefecture. In awarding winner, the jury cited the NISSAN GT-R "as a supercar that delivers powerful performance and clean emission, featuring an advanced new body structure combining carbon, aluminum and steel, in addition to its impressive dual-clutch transmission and the world's first independent transaxle 4WD."
NISSAN GT-R has been a global success since its launch on December 6, 2007 in Japan and July 7, 2008 in North America. The NISSAN GT-R will soon be arriving in Europe next spring.