2017 Nissan GT-R
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Bringing much cheer to those looking forward to the launch of the much-awaited iconic supercar, the GT-R in India, Japanese auto-maker Nissan has teased the model in a new video, hinting at the imminent arrival of the car.

Nissan India is expected to launch the GT-R in India during the festive season this year with probable launch date set for September. The latest video, tiled 'A Legendary Souvenir,' features famous Indian racing driver Karun Chandok. 

The company had unveiled the GT-R at the Auto Expo 2016 in February and confirmed its launch in the country in the second quarter of the year. The new avatar of the iconic supercar GT-R, features changes focused on five areas — exterior design, interior refinement, driving performance, ride comfort and advanced technology, according to the company. The 2017 Nissan GT-R flaunts the new V-motion grille with matte chrome finish and an updated mesh pattern.

Under the hood of the 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.

Coming to the cabin, the new GT-R features an instrument panel wrapped in hand-selected Nappa leather and a revised front seat design. The new switch layout reduces the number of switches from 27 to just 11.