Nissan Exec: GT-R Hybrid is a "Very Real Prospect"
Nov 16, 2013 13:58
Rumor has it that the next Nissan GT-R is going to be a hybrid. The rumor has been around for a while but has never been confirmed. Autocar now brings us the closest to it, quoting Nissan's sales and marketing boss Andy Palmer:
“There is an inevitability about electrification of all cars in the future, and there is the very real prospect of enhancements coming from this and ending up on a sports car like the Nissan GT-R,” said Palmer.
“The electric systems can fill in the gaps in the torque curve and offer genuine performance gains, as well as lowering emissions. It’s win-win, and I’d expect to see some form of hybridisation on the next generation of car,” the high-ranking exec added.
Personally, I prefer winter over summer. I’m much better at handling the cold than I am at handling the heat. But let’s face it: the same doesn’t really go for a lot of people, and it certainly doesn’t go for most machinery. Cars, for example, are much better at handling those summer months than they are the icy winter ones. Read more