Switzer Ultimate Street Edition GT-R: Around The Block

Many people need a release from the mundane reality of everyday life. Some enjoy a picnic by the lake. Others escape for a round of golf. Then there are those who take it to the extreme. They enjoy hurling themselves out of an aircraft, with a flimsy-strapped backpack attached to their shoulders. Or risk life and limb… » 7/05/12 12:30pm 7/05/12 12:30pm

What's The Best Six-Figure, Damp-Weather Sports Car?

Like many high-performance gew-gaws, the UK and Japan often get the good stuff, while we're left with the more economical stuff. That's the issue with the Nissan GT-R Track Pack. We don't get it, but blokes in damp places, like Chris Harris, do. » 5/16/12 3:30pm 5/16/12 3:30pm

Watch A Mostly Stock 2013 Nissan GT-R Run A 10-Second Quarter-Mile

In his book 3 Seconds: The Power of Thinking Twice, professor of clinical psychology Les Parrott, Ph.D. says it takes three seconds to redirect a thought — in other words, to think twice. This 2013 Nissan GT-R gets from 0-60 quicker than that. Who's got the power now, Doc? » 4/26/12 4:00pm 4/26/12 4:00pm

Watch A Nissan GT-R Slide Sideways At 233 MPH

The tuning shop AMS Performance took their 1,250 wheel horsepower "Alpha Omega" GT-R to the Texas Mile to break the top speed record for GT-Rs. That's when their car tried to murder their driver. » 4/05/12 1:00pm 4/05/12 1:00pm

2012 Nissan GT-R Vs 2012 Porsche 911: Who Wins?

The new 911 is faster than any plain Carrera S to come before it. Now Tiff Needel at Evo Magazine wants to know if the Porsche can finally beat its supercar-killing rival — the recently-updated 2012 Nissan GT-R. » 3/28/12 10:30am 3/28/12 10:30am

This Racetrack Is In The Middle Of An Extinct Volcano

There is talk of a renewed Argentine Grand Prix in 2013 to be held in Mar del Plata, a resort town on the South Atlantic near the birthplace of Juan Manuel Fangio. It would be a seaside race at the end of the season, in December, allowing for an awesome Southern Hemisphere combination of racing, steak and sunshine. » 3/21/12 3:30pm 3/21/12 3:30pm

If A New Nissan GT-R Went Back In Time To The '90s...

This Chinese Nissan GT-R stands out with its '90stastic three-tone lime green/blue/pink wrap. In West Guangzhou, born and raised... » 3/21/12 3:00pm 3/21/12 3:00pm

The Luckiest Nissan GT-R In The World

A pair of silver Nissan GT-Rs left the line, but only one made it to the end of the track. The other lost control and nearly spun into the right wall, before spinning back the other way and nearly colliding with the left wall. Godzilla was inches away from getting smashed. » 3/19/12 12:30pm 3/19/12 12:30pm

Here's How To Get An $1,100 Fine At The Nürburgring

A single lap around the Nürburgring will cost you approximately $35. A single drift around the entrance in your R33 Skyline GT-R will cost you $1,100. » 3/12/12 3:00pm 3/12/12 3:00pm

E85 Switzer 'Cornzilla' GT-R Returns With 1,000 Horsepower

It's been almost two years since we featured an E85-fueled Nissan GT-R from Switzer. Since then, the Ohio-based tuner has been steadily improving their cornfed-Godzilla conversion package to the tune of a nearly 25% power jump. » 3/01/12 4:00pm 3/01/12 4:00pm

Nissan Builds A $266,000 Gold-Plated GT-R For The Middle East

Nissan Middle East has just put a new Nissan GT-R on the market. Officially called the VVIP edition, it has a custom sound system, a leather cabin, and gold trim. We'll call it the GT-R Brougham d'Elegance. » 2/28/12 3:00pm 2/28/12 3:00pm

The Art Of Drifting A Nissan GT-R In The Rain

Chris Harris says the 2012 Nissan GT-R is one of the most interesting cars in the world to behave badly in. Why? Because the car's amazingly byzantine all-wheel drivetrain fights against aggressively reckless inputs. But what if you add a dour British rain? Instant four-wheel dorifto. » 2/15/12 6:41pm 2/15/12 6:41pm

This Chart Shows How The Nissan GT-R's Price Has Skyrocketed 35% In…

Remember when the Nissan GT-R was considered a budget super car? Yeah, not anymore. The 2013 Nissan GT-R's price has ballooned to $96,820 for the base GT-R Premium model and $106,320 for the Black Edition. That's a 35% inflation in price since this model of the car first went on sale for $69,850 back in July 2008.… » 1/20/12 2:30pm 1/20/12 2:30pm

Bugatti Veyron gets dragstrip revenge on Nissan GT-R

Yesterday we learned about the high cost of expectations: a few seconds of launch control confusion left a thousand-horsepower Bugatti Veyron flatfooted against a pedestrian-by-comparison Nissan GT-R. But on the second run, payback was swift and sweet. » 12/30/11 4:00pm 12/30/11 4:00pm

Über Fail: $1.6 million Bugatti Veyron loses drag race to Nissan GT-R

The appeal of the Bugatti Veyron is it's so fast and so well-engineered any obscenely wealthy person can hop into it and be faster than other, poorer, people. Not this guy. He appears to not understand how the vehicle's launch control works and sits there, lamely, as the guy in the GT-R blows him away. » 12/29/11 3:00pm 12/29/11 3:00pm

How much faster is the new Nissan GT-R?

Sometimes it's worth considering how much a model-year change really matters. An updated car can be draped in hype, but what's the substance? In many cases? Not much. In this case, it's a priceless 0.184 of a second. » 12/23/11 4:00pm 12/23/11 4:00pm

18-year-old World of Warcraft hacker tries to sell $150K Nissan GT-R

Apparently you can make enough money selling WoWBots to buy a tuned, carbon-fiber-laden Nissan GT-R for $150,000. That's what one 18-year-old Zilvia.net forum denizen says he did, and now he's selling the car on the board. Naturally, everyone else thinks he's trolling. » 12/14/11 12:00pm 12/14/11 12:00pm

Who paints a Michael Jackson memorial mural on a Nissan GT-R?

Has the King of Pop's tragic passing ever been better memorialized than as this disturbingly detailed mural of Michael Jackson's life on a highly-modified Nissan GT-R? Prepare yourself for a moonwalk through insanity. » 12/08/11 3:30pm 12/08/11 3:30pm

Nissan GT-R gets new pack for track rats

Isn't the 2012 Nissan GT-R already track-ready? Sure. But Nissan's new Track Pack, a 10,000-quid option for UK buyers, makes a track-day beating a bit less taxing on the GT-R's bits and a little more rewarding for whoever's driving. » 12/08/11 10:00am 12/08/11 10:00am