I didnt really get that from the article. as it was written around two vague quotes about we might do electrification and it needs to be the fastest. the mention of a new platform is intriguing but only kinda sorta news here. An electrified GTR cant run on the 14 year old premium midship anyway so that goes without saying if they go anything than the current car with a 48v mild hybrid assist which was rumored last year. my 2009 GTR cost me 72K. the entry level 2021 costs 113K and its 14 year old chassis. there are a few issues here. the first is a true hybrid GTR could not possibly start for under 150K and thus it would be a repeat of everything the NSX suffered. the other problem is it just cant be the fastest again without it becoming unobtainable to most. the current GTR plateaued in performance around 2014. at that time it was head to head with Z06's 458s and even the TurboS . in the 7 years since from a strictly performance standpoint it was stagnant. currently
the 2021 GTR NISMO that costs 213K isnt faster than a 80K C8 with the Z51 package.
the GTR is in a weird spot right now. the pandemic has made used prices go through the roof but as for a new car... if you keep the evolution small it wont be enough the catch up to the pace its lost and if you make a revolutionary car to compete with mclaren and porsche again your core owner base wont be able to afford them and will focus on R35 builds.
Ive seen this fork in the road coming for years now and its the main reason ive decided to shift my focus more toward the Z.