These Are The Only Four Men Who Can Build Nissan GT-R Engines (Video)
Sep 18, 2013 11:59
There are only four people allowed to build engines for Nissan's GT-R. They are respectfully called "takumi", a word that describes them as a master craftsman who has perfected his skills over many years of hard work and dedication.
Nissan’s engine factory in Yokohama only has four such master craftsmen and they have a combined experience of over 100 years of work in their field.
Takumi Kurosawa, Tsunemi Ooyama, Izumi Shioya and Nobumitsu Gozu are the only people who assemble the 545hp twin-turbo V6 engines that power the GT-R by hand.
You can find out more about the craftsmen's work in the video below.
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