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Driving the $1.5M Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign concept

The $1.5 million coupe might go into production in 2019.

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This is the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign concept, and it's the only one in the world.

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If this car enters production, it'll cost about $1.5 million.

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Those are LED running lights. The concept car doesn't have functional headlights.

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The small hatch glass means rearward visibility is... less than ideal.

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The GT-R50 is a collaboration between Nissan and Italian styling house Italdesign.

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I drove it to a cars and coffee meet in Woodland Hills. People loved it!

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The GT-R50 gets 21-inch wheels and huge Brembo brakes.

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The steering wheel is shod in carbon fiber.

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A digital gauge cluster looks decidedly 8-bit in its design.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of the Italdesign GT-R50 concept.

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