Nissan GT-R
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Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R
In keeping with that heritage, the car is so state of the art that the engine doesn’t just have oil, it has plasma inside it. (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
The transmission has not one clutch but two: the first to handle the odd-numbered gears (1/3/5), the second to handle the evens (2/4/6). (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
It uses steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifts to change gears, F1-style. The suspension is electronically adjustable, and all four wheels are driven. (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
For most people, the GT-R will be the fastest, surest way to get from A to B. (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
Previous iterations have pretty much annihilated the competition. (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
Few Japanese cars have inspired the kind of enthusiasm and lust for earlier GT-Rs. (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
UNDER THE HOOD: 3.8-liter V-6, turbocharged and intercooled; 480 horsepower at 6,400 rpm; 430 pound-feet of torque at 3,200 to 5,200 rpm; 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds; Top speed: 192 mph (NISSAN)
Nissan GT-R
WHEN?: Mid-2008 as a 2009 model

HOW MUCH?: $69,850 (to premium model: $71,900) (NISSAN)
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