Nissan has unveiled the new GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Edition to commemorate the GT-R's long heritage.
The 45th Anniversary Gold Edition, built off of the GT-R Premium model features a special gold paint color, along with a special gold-tone VIN plate located inside the engine compartment and a special commemorative plaque on the interior center console. The paint color itself is the same "Silica Brass" color that marked the 2001 Skyline GT-R M-Spec (R34 Type).
Fewer than 30 of these special GT-Rs are slated for the United States market at a starting price of $104,365 (including destination and delivery).
The 2016 GT-R Premium is now rated at 550 horsepower, the result of additional fine-tuning of the advanced VR38DETT 3.8-liter twin turbo V6's engine electronics.
The GT-R Premium's new 20-spoke RAYS aluminum-alloy forged wheels with premium dark (near black) finish replace the previous 10-spoke design. The wheels are mounted with sticky nitrogen-filled Dunlop Sport Maxx GT 600 DSST CTT ultra high performance run-flat tires, sized 255/40 ZR20 front and 285/35 ZR20 rear.