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Nissan GT-R Earns ALG Residual Value Award in Premium Sports Car Category

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The Nissan GT-R recently earned an ALG Residual Value Award

The Nissan GT-R accelerates quickly, but depreciates slowly

The Nissan GT-R sports car is all about speed (and that’s the reason most people buy it), but the 2017 model adds something entirely new to the equation: value.

That’s because the 2017 Nissan GT-R recently earned the ALG Residual Value Award in the Premium Sports Car segment.

The Nissan GT-R recently earned an ALG Residual Value Award

The GT-R’s twin-turbo V6 earned it the nickname Godzilla

“We have always been proud of how GT-R delivers exceptional ‘bang for the buck’ in terms of pure performance-per-dollar,” said Michael Bunce, vice president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “The recognition by ALG adds another convincing reason why GT-R is a great choice, though we think all it really takes is to slip behind the steering wheel and push the engine start button.”

Every year, analytics company ALG gives its Residual Value Awards to vehicles in 26 different categories, while also honoring two overall winners in the Mainstream and Premium segments. These awards are meant to honor vehicles expected to depreciate the least in a three year period. Factors taken into consideration when judging each vehicle include performance history, production levels versus current demand, vehicle quality, industry trends, and marketing approach.

The Nissan GT-R comes with an assortment of updates for the 2017 model year. For starters, the twin-turbo V6 engine in this car now boasts 565 horsepower, which is 20 more ponies than last year’s model. In addition, the interior has been revised as well. Twenty-seven switches used to be featured inside the cabin, but the new model has just 11 to make things simpler. Other notable updates include a new V-motion grille and larger touchscreen display.

All of these revisions mean the 2017 Nissan GT-R has a higher price tag, but that shouldn’t scare too many buyers off since ALG says the GT-R will retain its value better than any other premium sports car.

Gallery: 2017 Nissan GT-R Photos

News Source: Torque News