2017 Nissan GT-R poised for launch in November
2017 Nissan GT-R poised for launch in NovemberPR Handout

It looks like the launch of the much-awaited supercar Nissan GT-R is happening only in December. Although earlier reports suggested said that the launch could happen as early as November, the latest news is that the iconic Godzilla is coming to the Indian market only in December.

According to a report by the Financial Express, the GT-R is scheduled for a launch on December 2. The bookings for the new Nissan GT-R are under way in the country for a down-payment of Rs 2 lakh. Expected to be priced at around Rs 2 crore, the new GT-R is believed to be on its way to the respective dealerships across the country.

Powering the 2017 Nissan GT-R is a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6 engine that develops 565bhp at 6,400rpm and 633Nm of peak torque. Each engine of the GT-R is assembled by one of five master craftsmen, called Takumi, at Nissan's plant in Yokohama, Japan. The engine can propel the GT-R to reach from 0-100kmph in 3 seconds.

To be offered in Vibrant Red, Blue Racing, Ultimate Silver, Gun Metallic, Black Metallic, Pearl White and Katsura Orange shades in India, the latest iteration of the GT-R features V-motion grille with a matte chrome finish and an updated mesh pattern. Inside the cabin, the new GT-R features an instrument panel wrapped in hand-selected Nappa leather and a revised front seat design. It features relocated and redesigned paddle shifters, display commander for audio, communication, and entertainment selection and multi-function display.