Takumi: The Master Craftsmen Behind Each Nissan GT-R

YOKOHAMA, Japan (July 25, 2013) - In Japan those recognized as master craftsmen are known as takumi. At Nissan's factory in Yokohama, only four takumi are sanctioned to put their name on the company's halo vehicle, the legendary GT-R. Izumi Shioya, Nobumitsu Gozu, Tsunemi Oyama, and leader Takumi Kurosawa -with over 100 years of combined factory experience - these four artisans hand-make the twin-turbo VR38 engines, the pride of the plant and Nissan.
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Nissan 360: Vehicles

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Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

Nissan 360: Vehicles

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Nissan 360: Vehicles

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Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Infiniti at El Toro in California

Johan de Nysschen, President, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.

Johan de Nysschen, President, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D