• Apr 19th 2007 at 9:03PM
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Either the Nissan GT-R is a bit of a press hog, or it's just so cool that we talk about it every chance we can. We've seen plenty of the car on the outside, but now the folks over at KGP Photography have snapped some pretty good interior pictures of Nissan's upcoming flamethrower. Unfortunately, there's a glare-filled window in the way, but we can still get a very good look at what we'll soon be seeing in Nissan showrooms.
The GT-R's dash appears to have nothing to do with the previous Skyline GT-R, which we feel is a good thing. The GT-R's steeply pitched center stack does, however remind us of another Japanese supercar, the Acura NSX. We can see the large navigation screen quite clearly, but when we look a little closer, it looks like there are four Ford GT-style switches at the base of the stack. The steering wheel has more buttons than an Eagle Scout has merit badges, and either the driver in the pictures is well over six feet tall, or the cockpit is a bit on the snug side. We're pretty sure Nissan isn't going to sell the GT-R as a luxury vehicle, so roominess isn't all that high on the priority list.

With well over 400 hp and looks that kill, you probably aren't surprised that the GT-R is getting plenty of press. We'll have to fight for every scrap we can until it's officially announced at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show.

[Source: Edmunds]

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      • 8 Years Ago
      Yeah it's no surprise the 2008 GT-R will have a pretty big screen. There'll probably be 5x the monitoring stuff that was standard with the R34 GT-R available to view on that screen, plus navigation, and all the in-car controls for seats, heating/cooling, entertainment stuff, etc.

      Complainer is right at well, the 'old GT-R interior' picture you linked to is an R33 Skyline, a car that came out in the early to mid-90's as opposed to the late 90's R34.

      The steering wheel on this thing looks a little too ugly though. Yes they have to stick all these buttons and knobs and such on there, but that looks more like something you'll find in an SUV compared to what you'll find in a modern Ferrari. But it's quite likely that won't be the same wheel that goes into production, just a function over form thing prototype thing they're using while testing the more important aspects of the car.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I meant for testing purposes...not for actual production....it looks awful big to be a navigation screen.
      • 8 Years Ago
      If it were testing, I don't think they'd go through the trouble of molding it into the plastic of the dash.

      From what little is revealed, looks better than the cheapish R34 interior.
      • 8 Years Ago
      "5. I meant for testing purposes...not for actual production....it looks awful big to be a navigation screen."

      Considering the R34's screen...

      Having a larger one in the new GT-R is far from out of the question.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Just thought I’d point out, that that interior pic of the “previous” GT-R, actually appears to be the interior of an R33 (and an inverted pic at that).

      The R34 had a much nicer interior with an LCD display in the center of the dash much like the one in this latest photo.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Could that tv be some kind of monitoring system for the car?