Advertisement

Infiniti GT-R Rumors Spring Fresh

Follow Nelson

Theme of the day: the BMW 1-Series M Coupe and rumors that just won't die. This story fleshes out the second of those trends with some Infiniti-branded GT-R postulation.

Call us pessimistic, but until we see an Infiniti badge on something Nissan GT-R-derived, we're not going to hold our breath. Nevertheless, the idea is intriguing--especially when voiced by Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Unfortunately, the talk of the GT-R-based Infiniti comes in fairly negative terms. The company "could" build one, but it's not likely--Ghosn doesn't think it will happen, according to a quote in CAR. That's as good as a nail in the coffin lid in our estimation.

If you just don't want to give up hope, however, Ghosn does acknowledge that it's at least technically feasible to do so, meaning a super-performance Infiniti is at least, in theory, possible. With the recent F1 tie-up with Red Bull and its drive to put branded Infinitis on the street, that could provide one avenue for such a car to reach the market.

But that's just wishful thinking, really. The Infiniti GT-R is a rumor, and will in all likelihood continue to be just that--and nothing else.

[CAR Magazine]

Advertisement
 
Follow Us

 

Have an opinion?

  • Posting indicates you have read this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
  • Notify me when there are more comments
Comments (2)
  1. they (Infiniti) would be better served makign a GTR derived sedan to compliment the GTR as opposed to canabilising sales internally. it seems a no brainer from where im standing.
     
    Post Reply
    Vote
    Bad stuff?

     
  2. Totally agree. It could be a four-door coupe style model, still based on the Essence, to make more sales in China and that way it can afford to be a little slower than the GT-R so the Nissan can still remain the company halo.
     
    Post Reply
    Vote
    Bad stuff?

 

Have an opinion? Join the conversation!

Advertisement
Advertisement

Take Us With You!

 

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!
Advertisement

Research New Cars

Go!


 
© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.