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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Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Project Titan, ready for action in Alaska

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Brent Hagan, Senior Planner, Titan

Rick Kelly and David Russell at Winton Motor Raceway

Rick Kelly and David Russell at Winton Motor Raceway

Project Titan Phase 3: Wheels, lights and exterior wrap

Project Titan Phase 3: Wheels, lights and exterior wrap

Nissan Qashqai

Nissan Qashqai

Altima V8 Supercar driver Michael Caruso interviews George Fury

Altima V8 Supercar driver Michael Caruso interviews George Fury

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Orange expand electric vehicle partnership

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Orange expand electric vehicle partnership

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Orange expand electric vehicle partnership

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Orange expand electric vehicle partnership