Here’s What the 2017 Nissan GT-R Will Look Like

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Here’s What the 2017 Nissan GT-R Will Look Like

Rumors surrounding the 2017 Nissan GT-R are heating up.

The latest information comes from AutoGuide.com forum GTRLife, with user MC reporting that the 2017 Nissan GT-R’s front fascia will feature trapezoidal meshed openings similar to what’s found on the Lexus LFA.

The openings on each side of the bumper will house a slimmer, yet still horizontal daytime-running light. The front bumper will be the biggest change to the GT-R, giving it a much more aggressive appearance than the current model. The Japanese automaker will also incorporate its signature “V-Motion” grille, that will be more prominent than initially expected.

As for the wheels, the GT-R will be equipped with a new split-five-spoke design, but Nissan will add an additional thin spoke to divide each split section. The side skirts will get a subtle change to add a little more character to the profile, but don’t expect any more changes there.

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The rear of the vehicle will also get minor updates, but not as extreme as the front end. It is being speculated that the indented areas near the tail lights will be sharper while the lower diffuser will sit higher up on the rear bumper.

The hardcore GT-R NISMO model will also undergo some changes, although it will be more mild than the standard model. The V-Motion grille will be incorporated but don’t expect the same trapezoidal meshed openings on the NISMO model. Instead, it will adopt some aerodynamic tweaks based off the GT3 race car, with a thinner lip up front and brake ducts incorporated into the lower edge of the front bumper.

Nissan is currently putting the 2017 GT-R to the test and it will make its debut later this year.

[Source: GTRLife]

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  • Matt McCulloh

    Great article, that MC guy must know what he is talking about 😉