Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 to tackle 24 hour race

Here’s a story that’s been a long time coming, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 will be taking on the Nürburgring 24 hour race in the GT3 class. A total of three GT-Rs will line up in the premier category including a two-car entry from Nissan GT Academy Team RJN, along with a third car entered […]

2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo laps Ring in 7:08

Nissan racing driver Michael Krumm joins us on this video to talk us through his very impressive lap of the Nordschleife in the 2014 GT-R Nismo. We first got wind of a likely new lap record for the GT-R last month. It’s always good to have the proof to support the hype. As always, the […]

There’s no business like snow business

Some people have all the fun. And driving a Nissan GT-R around a snow covered Nordschleife sure looks like fun. This really is a thousand miles away from my world at the moment, here in Australia the temps are hovering around 35°C. Ironically, this clip runs for almost the exact time of the GT-R’s famed […]

Audi expects R8 V10 to trump GT-R and ZR1 lap times

It seems as though Audi is the first German manufacturer to set its sights on reclaiming bragging rights at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Following the much hyped times of the Nissan GT-R (7:29) and the Corvette ZR1 (7:26) Audi reckons their upcoming V10-powered R8 will be able to better the times set by these intercontinental upstarts. […]

Nissan GT-R laps Nürburgring under 7:30

News just to hand, direct from Nissan, that a standard R35 GT-R has lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes, 29 seconds. Recorded on April 16 and 17, the GT-R used was a base specification car and fitted with the standard Japanese market tyres. Driven by GT-R chief test driver Tochio Suzuki, this latest lap […]

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 6

Episode six of the current series of Fifth Gear featured the highly anticipated Nissan GT-R and Audi RS6 (see youtube clips below). In fact, Fifth Gear claimed theirs was the world’s first TV clip to review the GT-R. Jonny and Tom had a camp-off, erm, pun intended, with a pair of Volkswagen vans. The second […]