Video: Properly Racing A Nissan GT-R

 

The Nissan GT-R is many amazing things, there’s no doubting that. It’s an absolute monster on the race track, and as a street car it’s feared by all. Granted, it’s driven mostly by technology, right? There’s no manual gearbox; it has a computer and navigation system that was designed by Kazunori Yamauchi, the inventor of Gran Turismo.

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With all-wheel drive and 545 horsepower in the 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition, it’s certainly no slouch on a day-to-day basis. But as I said, it has insane computer systems that control everything. In fact, it takes a real professional to even drive it sideways. To extract its full potential, however, it really only takes a person in the driver’s seat to pull the gearstick back to D and let it rip.

So you’d think it’s basically just a super car that drives itself, even when in a racing situation, correct? Well, I would happen to agree with you in most cases. However, the boys over at That Racing Channel have decided to take this claim head-on and show you just how difficult it can be to drive the Godzilla.

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A life long automotive enthusiast, Josh spends most of his time behind the wheel of a car of some sort. When he's not playing around with cars and writing about them, he relaxes by playing guitar while listening to all kinds of music, but mostly Blues, as well as writing some of his own. He's also working on writing a book, as well as movie/T.V. scripts for the future.

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