Infiniti considering GT-R based halo car

Is there an Infiniti GT-R in our future? Exterior
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This isn’t the first time we hear about a possible Infiniti GT-R model. In fact, this rumor took root as soon as the Nissan GT-R was launched back in 2008, and has resurfaced numerous times since then. Now, it’s making another appearance. According to British magazine CAR, Infiniti may offer a GT-R version after all, hinted by Francois Bancon, Head of Advanced Planning for Infiniti in Tokyo. He stated that the GT-R platform is too good to use for only one model. In fact, he said that the company is taking under consideration ’three or four’ proposals and that an Infiniti GT-R is one of them.

If the decision does lie with the Infiniti GT-R, it would need to counteract the Nissan GT-R’s power with sophistication: "It would have to be softer than the GT-R. And that’s extremely difficult to do. You can’t easily tweak the GT-R to deliver the sophisticated, more refined performance we would need on an Infiniti."

A final decision on the Infiniti GT-R will be made in the next two or three years and, if chosen, a production version should arrive in the next five years.

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Source: CAR

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4 comments:

  (365) posted on 02.15.2012

When you take a look at this car, you would be able to stare and focus the attention to this kind of Halo car. In fact, the versions of this car are of good production. I know many of us attracts most on the looks of this car.

  (594) posted on 02.10.2012

With just staring at this halo car, you can easily say that this performs very well, and I guess that’s the reason why they called this Infiniti. I can’t wait to see this car come to life.

  (577) posted on 02.6.2012

This Infiniti is great to have. It was the sorter version of the GT-R. I hope that the speeds of this car was competent like the first ones.

  (7) posted on 02.3.2012

Oh god please don’t....nobody would buy an Infiniti super car
The Nissan GT-R gets away with it because it has pedigree

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