Japan's Most Advanced Technology Award goes to? Nissan GT-R! The car won this important award at Japan Car of the Year Awards.

Nissan GT-R has won one of Japan's most coveted awards. The giant-slaying sports car scooped Most Advanced Technology Award at the Car of the Year Japan Awards 2008 - 2009. Citing the GT-R, the Executive Committee said: as a supercar that delivers powerful performance and clean emission, featuring an advanced new body structure combining carbon, aluminium and steel, in addition to its impressive dual-clutch transmission and the world's first independent transaxle 4WD".

No doubt the 353kW GT-R has caused major waves since bursting onto the scene almost a year ago in Japan. US deliveries began in July, while Europe will follow next spring, with certain African countries lined up for the third quarter of 2009.


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