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Watch Nissan Skyline GT-R50 Concept by Italdesign Driven On A Track

I thought the new Nissan Skyline GT-R50 concept by Italdesign is just a clay model. But both companies have brought the car to the Goodwood festival of speed to preview it for the first time.

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The car is special because this prototype car is to celebrate 50 years of GT-R, in 2019, and 50 years of Italdesign, in 2018. It is for the first time both companies were worked together.

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The design process started from a lot of sketches followed by a real scale clay model with more refinement have been made. The original designs for the interior and exterior were orginated from Nissan’s design centers in London and San Diego.

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Then, the actual car is being built on top of the latest Nissan Skyline R35 NISMO. Italdesign have been given the responsibility to develop, engineer and construct the car.  A lot of bodyworks, fabrications for custom parts and modifications have been made by them.

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The Italdesign have cooperate the heritage and science from previous Skyline models. The GT-R50 design revolutionize the Skyline GTR but they have maintained elements to distinguished GTR compared to other cars.

Skyline GT-R50 concept on a track race:

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