Should I Buy A Cheap Used Nissan GT-R?

Yes, ladies and gentlemen: another week has passed, Friday is upon us, and that means it's time for Letters to Doug, the weekly column wherein I provide good, sound advice to loyal Jalopnik readers, and then you tell me how wrong I am. » 2/20/15 4:00pm 2/20/15 4:00pm

10 Liveries That Would Have Been More Interesting on a McLaren P1

I've got nothing against the fabled Gulf Racing livery, but on a McLaren P1 it seems kinda dull, and in this case, not particularly well-executed (Gulf blue is pale, powder blue, not this cartoonish Cerulean hue). I feel like perhaps this car was spec'd by someone who knows nothing about McLaren, and just enough about… » 12/23/14 12:04pm 12/23/14 12:04pm

​Nissan GT-R Hits 220MPH And Goes For An Epic Spin In The Dirt

The Extreme Turbo Systems GT-R was put through its paces in the half mile, topping out at 220 MPH. Unfortunately, the driver lost control of the vehicle and went into a massive spin out. Fortunately, they appear to be in the middle of frikkin' nowhere, which is probably pretty good news for car and driver. » 11/02/14 3:01pm 11/02/14 3:01pm

Battle of the Misfits: The Camaro Z/28 versus the world

In his postmodern novel The French Lieutenant's Woman, John Fowles tells us that the heroine, Sarah Woodruff, was "the perfect victim of a caste society. Her father had forced her out of her own class but could not raise her to the next. To the men of the one she had left, she had become too select to marry; to those… » 10/23/14 4:07pm 10/23/14 4:07pm

Watch A GT-R Smash Into A Flock Of Seagulls (Not The Band) At 160MPH

I know in certain beach communities, we're quite popular with the seagull population, which is why I'm issuing this warning: I think some seagulls get hurt or possibly killed in this video. That GT-R is hauling a significant amount of metric ass when it impacts that seagull flock, and the results aren't great. » 8/27/14 2:08pm 8/27/14 2:08pm

Cornzilla Returns! Switzer Blasts TX2K w/ Revised 2014 E900 PKG

Switzer Performance released the new-for-2014 E900 flex-fuel package for Nissan's R35 GTR earlier this month, and the new, more powerful E900 GTR got its first trial by fire at TX2K14 last weekend. » 3/29/14 1:49pm 3/29/14 1:49pm

British Tuner's Take On The Performance SUV: Qashqai-R

British GT-R tuner Severn Valley Motorsport (SVM) has executed a new approach to the performance SUV— packing performance parts and the powerplant from an R35 into Nissan's 7-passenger Qashqai. » 1/11/14 3:01pm 1/11/14 3:01pm

Video: Goliath Sets New GTR Speed Record in Russia - 402 km/h in a…

Switzer Performance is one of the most successful tuners at the insane Moscow Unlimited standing mile drag races- and this 1800 HP "Goliath" GTR is one of the most insane cars to ever run at the event ... even by Russian standards! » 10/21/13 2:49pm 10/21/13 2:49pm

Nissan GTR Driver Wanted By LAPD In Fatal Hit&Run Incident

The owner of a grey Nissan GTR is wanted by the LAPD for his involvement in a fatal hit&run accident. That accident claimed the life of 90 y/o Joo Yoon as he crossed the intersection at Vermont and Sixth Street. Yoon was struck as he crossed the street by bicycle, the video below shows the incident in it entirety.… » 7/24/13 8:42pm 7/24/13 8:42pm

$127,000 Nissan GT-R Gentleman Edition Is For Classy Gentlemen Only

You there. Are you a classy gentleman? I am. Do you want to know how I'm a classy gentleman? Because I wear suits with ties all the time, sip tea, pretend I know a lot about wine and hit on women with an unconvincingly fake British accent. » 5/22/13 11:16am 5/22/13 11:16am

Tuner Behind "Bad" $250,000 Nissan GT-R Bans Critics From Events

Yesterday, we covered the ongoing saga of a GT-R owner who had complaints about work done by Forged Performance. The complaint thread had gone viral across many car forums, and now Forged seems to be lashing out at some of their detractors. » 5/14/13 4:26pm 5/14/13 4:26pm

One Of The Stars Of Elysium Is A 140-Year-Old Nissan GT-R

The other day we pointed out the flying Bugatti in the trailer for Neil Blomkamp's new movie, Elysium, and noted the tiny presence of what appeared to be a modified Nissan GT-R being flung into some trucks. Well, thanks to 808morgan over at Oppo, we now have a much better picture of the car. It's 140 years old but… » 4/11/13 12:33pm 4/11/13 12:33pm

BJ Baldwin and Monster Energy dropped #RECOIL today

What do you get when you combine BJ Baldwin, his 850 horsepower Trophy Truck, a Nissan GTR, Janey Bolina, and the Vegas desert? ///RECOIL » 4/01/13 7:29pm 4/01/13 7:29pm

Are You The Nismo Nissan GT-R?

Earlier this week Nissan made a big announcement about their storied Nismo motorsports division, specifically that they'll be putting out a Nismo GT-R sometime in the next year. Is this it? » 3/02/13 5:16pm 3/02/13 5:16pm

The Nismo Nissan GT-R Is Coming

Nissan's Nismo division is where they stick all the engineers obsessed with speed. You know the ones. They even have to urinate faster than the person in the next stall. At an event moments ago, Nissan officially opened a new Nismo plant and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced they'd finally be offering a Nismo version of the… » 2/25/13 8:27pm 2/25/13 8:27pm

2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition: Because You Were Never Gonna Use That…

Back seats! Totally overrated, am I right? No one wants to sit there. Half the time, no one's even back there at all. So if you have a balls-out performance car like the Nissan GT-R, why even have them at all? » 2/07/13 12:15pm 2/07/13 12:15pm

I Will Never Get Tired Of Watching Drag Races Between A GT-R, A…

Is anybody sick of watching supercar and superbike drag races at air strips yet? No? Didn't think so. I could watch this stuff all day, and I'll bet you can too. » 1/20/13 2:30pm 1/20/13 2:30pm

Watch A Beastly Nissan GT-R Drive Out Of Sub-Arctic Snow

Clearly, the Nissan GT-R is the honeybadger of supersports cars. Here's one just sixty miles below the Arctic Circle, driving out of a bank of snow without a stutter. » 12/19/12 2:30pm 12/19/12 2:30pm