Nissan: Nissan to entrance 2017 GT-R NISMO; arrangement selected Datsun and Nissan models during 12th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, California

Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • First U.S. arrangement of singular book GT-R supercar, to be assimilated by Nissan GT-R GT3 foe cars, 2017 Armada and Nissan birthright vehicles – including mythological #46 BRE Datsun 510
  • 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X (1:64 scale)
    Matchbox, builder of die-cast vehicles for some-more than 60 years, is arrangement a indication that has been removing a lot of courtesy — a 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X coupe.  At a Nissan display, fans will be means to perspective 15 totally customized versions of a new automobile combined by some of a world’s many gifted die-cast artisans, as good as a ability to win one of a new vehicles before they are accessible in stores.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan earnings to southern California – a site of many racing victories and a initial home in a U.S. – for a 12th annual Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS).  Fans and enthusiasts comparison will be means to see a mythological championship-winning Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE) No. 46 Datsun 510, as good as a latest race-winner, a No. 05 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, and a newest race-inspired travel machine, a 2017 GT-R NISMO – that has never been seen before on U.S. soil.

Held Saturday, Sep 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PDT in a Harry Bridge’s Memorial Park during a Queen Mary, in Long Beach, Calif., JCCS is “dedicated to Old School Japanese Cars.”   And Matchbox, die-cast automobile builder for some-more than 60 years, will have a initial open arrangement of a code new 1:64 scale indication – a 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X coupe – in a Nissan display.

Additional vehicles to be shown will embody a mint-condition 1969 Nissan Patrol – and a latest iteration, a all-new 2017 Armada – as good as a 1962 Nissan Fairlady and a mutated 1971 Nissan Skyline “Hakosuka” GT-R reverence vehicle.

The Nissan counter will be a beehive of activity with some special giveaways, including some of a new Matchbox 1:64 models.  More information will be suggested via Sep on a accumulation of amicable media platforms with a hashtag #NissanAtJCCS.

“Nissan is looking brazen to returning to a Japanese Classic Car Show as both a member and an eventuality partner,” pronounced Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “It’s an ideal venue to uncover off a latest supercar – a 2017 GT-R NISMO – as good as some stream and selected racing and travel machines.”

More than 7,000 spectators are approaching to perspective some-more than 350 classical and specialty Japanese vehicles during a event.
Nissan vehicles were initial sole in a U.S. in 1958, underneath a Datsun nameplate. The initial association domicile were located only adult a 405 Freeway from where a JCCS is held. Nissan North America, Inc. domicile are now located outward of Nashville, Tennessee.

“To be means to share vehicles such as a BRE 510 and Fairlady and Patrol with Nissan fans, as good as a latest in a lineup with a 2017 Armada, is a loyal pleasure,” combined Bunce.  “And it’s also a good respect to be assimilated by Matchbox this year – their products are where many of us started a adore event with a automobile.”

Following is a brief demeanour during a Nissan/Datsun vehicles on arrangement during JCCS:

2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO
The new 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO facilities a new front finish design, hand-laid CO fiber physique components subsequent from motorsport and a rested interior with special NISMO appointments. The opening of a all-wheel-drive GT-R NISMO has also been upgraded, with revised cessation and increasing framework stiffness, while a hand-crafted twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V6, that produces 600 horsepower.

1971 Datsun 510 BRE #46
Peter Brock and Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE) built and raced a #46 Datsun 510 with motorist John Morton.  The group won a 1971 and 1972 SCCA Trans Am Under 2.5 Liter Championship, violence many determined European rivals and cementing a 510 as a automobile to watch. This is a tangible automobile driven by Morton to a championship, and it stays in a strange racing livery.

1961 Datsun Fairlady Sport (SPL213)
This singular Datsun Fairlady Sport was one of 217 built. The SPL213 Fairlady was mechanically formed on a Datsun 223 truck. This noted indication was a initial automobile in a “Fairlady” series. It was named after a Broadway low-pitched “My Fair Lady,” that took America by charge in a late 1950s and was dear by Nissan Motors Chairman Mr. Katsuji Kawamata when he saw a play in 1958.

1969 Datsun Patrol
The answer to a Jeep, a second-generation Datsun Patrol was sole in a U.S. for a brief duration of time.  This era featured a imperishable leaf-spring cessation on a ladder-style frame, with a strong 4×4 system. Overseas, Patrols were used as safari conquerors, along with providing a bottom automobile for glow engines, vans and ambulances.

1971 Nissan Skyline “Hakosuka”  GT-R (tribute vehicle)
This is a mutated chronicle of a mythological “Hakosuka” Skyline (“Boxy Skyline”) – a reverence GT-R, secretly owned. Introduced in 1969, this era of GT-R, with a DOHC 24-valve 6-cylinder S20 powerplant, cemented a indication as a legend, with 52 foe victories in Japanese furloughed automobile competition, in a 1960s and 1970s.

2016 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 foe car
Campaigned in a Pirelli World Challenge array and fielded by Always Evolving/AIM Autosport, a GT-R NISMO GT3 continues a GT-R on-track legend. The group fields dual vehicles, a No. 05 Nissan NISMO and No. 33 AER NOW machines. In mid-August, former Nissan GT Academy leader Bryan Heitkotter, in a No. 05 car, won back-to-back races during a Utah Motorsports Campus.

2017 Nissan Armada
As a largest and many absolute automobile in a Nissan portfolio, a all-new 2017 Armada earns a flagship standing by each magnitude – either performance, refinement, modernized record and even heritage. The new-generation pattern traces behind to one of Nissan’s many dear tellurian vehicles, a Patrol.

1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X (1:64 scale)
Matchbox, builder of die-cast vehicles for some-more than 60 years, is arrangement a indication that represents a new instruction for a iconic code — classical Japanese cars — with a 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X coupe.  At a Nissan display, fans will be means to perspective 15 totally customized versions of a new automobile combined by some of a world’s many gifted die-cast artisans, as good as a ability to win one of a new vehicles before they are accessible in stores.

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Corporate Communications, Nissan North America

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Corporate Communications, Nissan North America 

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