GT-R Dashboards Melt Under the Sun, Says New Lawsuit

GT-R owners in Florida have sued Nissan for manufacturing defective dashboards that melt under the hot sun. And if there’s one thing Floridians know, it’s hot sun.

According to the GT-R lawsuit, the plaintiff says he took the vehicle to a dealership and was told it would cost about $2,000 to replace the dashboard. Heuer says he asked Nissan to cover the cost of the replacement, but was told Nissan would not spend its money for the dashboard.

Beyond cosmetics, the lawsuit says the melting dashboard is a hazard because:

  1. The dashboards become shiny and reflective, causing vision problems while driving.
  2. There’s a noxious chemical smell emanating from the melted plastic.

For now, the lawsuit is limited to Florida residents.