The Nissan GT-R isn't known as a slouch in stock form. So when it's tuned, it's really fast. This one just set a world record in the quarter for street legal GT-Rs: 8.61 seconds at 170 MPH. Jeeeeepeers.
Here's the thing about this Nissan GT-R: it's the special Track Edition, which means it has, among other things, a feature called rear seat delete. That means no back seat. Having a two seater car means you don't want kids now, but who knows about the future? Rear seat delete means sure, you've thought about kids,…
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.
Generally, when someone puts a quarter of a million dollars into an already expensive car like a Nissan GT-R, they don't expect the car to be a cluster of shoddy work and bad decisions, which is exactly what one enthusiast is alleging against a well known tuning company.
It's Chris Harris's first group test of the new /DRIVE season, and he's gone all-wheel drive. He's matched up some potent German (and one modified Japanese) models. They do have one thing in common: They comprise one of the most intense rivalries in the sports-car world.