Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery

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  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    With a new Nissan Z ready to hit the market, it’s only fair we wonder what’s coming next for the GT-R
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    The current R35 GT-R has been in production for 15 years, and despite this there’s no word on the next-gen R36 model
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    While that model may be a mystery, you can rest assured that the GT-R isn’t going away – at least not in the long term.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    In a new report from Top Gear, Nissan’s COO, Ashwani Gupta, explained that the GT-R is an important item and electrification won’t keep it down.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    “I think it's too early to say when, but definitely it will come one day.”
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    The thing is that Nissan’s battery technology is nowhere near being ready to support something as wild as a Nissan Z or the GT-R
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    “At present, when we do all the simulations to the electrification on these cars, we don't find the right technology to define what is 'Z' and what is 'GT-R'. And at the end, these two are not cars, these are our culture.”
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    The good news is that Nissan is hard at work on technology that will make it possible: Solid state battery technology.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    As of now, however, Nissan is still very early in the development phase, so don’t expect it to happen anytime soon.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    Engineers to have one SSB prototype, but the company isn’t planning to put the new tech into production until 2028 – six years from now.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    That could be the minimum waiting time for a GT-R EV, and most likely, the waiting time for the next-gen model.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
    With the current GT-R so old, it wouldn’t make sense to usher in an all-new generation just to replace it at the end of the decade.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
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    So, while we can say for sure there will be an electric GT-R, you better get comfortable with the model we have today because it’s probably going to stick around.
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
  • Nissan GT-R EV – It's Happening, We Just Don't Know When - gallery
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