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Nissan GT-R Transformers Toy Turns Godzilla Into Killer Robot

The Nissan GT-R may be known as Godzilla, but Japanese toymaker Takara-Tomy sees the supercar more as a super robot. Don't get too excited: This 1/32 scale model doesn't mean you'll be seeing the GT-R on the big screen in Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen. Nope, this is just a toy, for now at least. But you'll at… » 8/05/08 2:30pm 8/05/08 2:30pm

Nissan GT-R Laps Top Gear Track With A Time Of...

After last week, when Clarkson took the GT-R across Japan, many wondered what it would do at the hands of Mr. Stig-oto. Well, guess what they did this week? Don't worry, we're not going to spoil the surprise of The Stig taking the 2009 Nissan GT-R around the Top Gear test track. You'll have to watch the video for that… » 7/20/08 8:30pm 7/20/08 8:30pm

Top Gear Races JDM Nissan GT-R Vs. Bullet Train, We Spoil Winner Below…

In this week's episode of Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson takes a JDM Nissan GT-R for a bit of a race against a Japanese Bullet Train holding Hammond and May — with both going coast-to-coast to Tokyo. The winner and the rest of the show re-cap below the jump. And yes, it's a spoiler, so if you're still waiting to watch it,… » 7/14/08 7:00am 7/14/08 7:00am

Godzillas, Geishas And Organized Crime: 0-60 Delves Into Motorex

Before there was the 2009 Nissan GT-R there was the Skyline, and if you wanted one in this country you had to go through an importer called Motorex. The problem was, the company didn't do what it was supposed to: import cars, convert them to DOT spec and then deliver them to customers. Sure, some cars got delivered,… » 7/09/08 4:30pm 7/09/08 4:30pm

Garage 419 Debates ZR1 Vs. GT-R, Nurburgring Times Faked?

In the wake of the 2009 Corvette ZR1's record lap of the Nurburgring, some people are arguing whether the claims made manufacturers are legit. Matt Farah over at Garage419 has sources who claim the tires may have been shaved for more grip. But how much do Nurburgring lap times really matter? If you were choosing… » 7/08/08 3:20pm 7/08/08 3:20pm

Haltech-Tuned 2009 Nissan GT-R Gives A Down Under Strip Show, Bests…

The 2009 Nissan GT-R's one powerful wonder of technology. The ECU's so advanced we're told it makes you feel like you're behind the wheel of the world's most advanced driving simulator, like some sort of Playstation reality game. As even the most high-and-mighty of the buff-book world have found out first hand, even… » 5/18/08 11:15am 5/18/08 11:15am