Video of the 2009 Nissan Skyline GTR. The production version of the 2009 Nissan Skyline GT-R debuted at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, its launch in the Japanese market was 6 December 2007. The U.S. Official launch was July 07, 2008. Universal Nissan in Los Angeles provided a customer with delivery at 12:01 am, on July 07, 2008. Canadian launch followed in July 2008, respectively. Europe will be the third market, where it is expected to be launched late in the same year. The large time distance between these releases is due to Nissan having to build GT-R performance centres where the car is serviced.