In April of this year, Nissan announced the GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition. Making it a special edition vehicle is a livery that pays homage to GT-Rs of the past. More specifically, the two-tone paint consisting of Bayside (Wangan) Blue and white stripes mimic the liveries from the Japan GP series.
Grand Seiko is also celebrating the GT-R’s 50th Anniversary with the new Spring Drive 20th ＆NISSAN GT-R 50th Anniversary Limited Edition watch. Yes, Grand Seiko is also celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Spring Drive movie as well. It’s a beautiful combo that results in an incredible watch.
Each of these watches features the Bayside Blue color found on the GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition. The white crocodile strap and silver-white on the dial combine to create a racing stripe visual, just like the car.
As for the Spring Drive movement, it can be seen through the sapphire crystal case back. You just have to love a visible movement. Through the case back, the GT-R anniversary emblem in 18K yellow gold can also be seen on the oscillating weight.
Only 200 examples of this watch will be created, so be sure to talk to your boutique for more information.