2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video - Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
Z06 Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 108
2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video



Quote:
GT-R delivers fun youíll suffer for
by Colum Wood

Itís the morning after. LiterallyÖ and figuratively.

Yesterday I went on a bender with the Nissan GT-R, shooting video for eight straight hours including plenty of acceleration runs. And now Iím suffering.

My neck feels like someone replaced my pillow with a cinderblock. With 463 lb-ft of torque, AWD and launch control, this is one street car you need a HANS device to drive.

But it wasnít all debauchery. In fact, my time with the 2013 GT-R was highly educational. Iíve learned some new things about the Japanese supercar and about myself.

For starters, the GT-R is no longer on a pedestal in my mind and the reason is tied to something new Iíve learned about myself: Iím more of a car snob than even I thought possible.

This morning Iím waking up to the realization that while the GT-R remains an awesome feat of engineering, itís more than a little rough around the edges.
Read the complete 2013 Nissan GT-R Review at AutoGuide.com

AutoGuide.com is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 02:37 AM
Premium Member (Lifetime)
 
ProfessorBlaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: El Paso, TX
Posts: 819
Send a message via AIM to ProfessorBlaze Send a message via MSN to ProfessorBlaze Send a message via Yahoo to ProfessorBlaze
Re: 2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video

Japanese force to be reckoned with.

2001 TR C5Z with some stock mods and 78k Miles! Check it ouuuuut!
http://www.cardomain.com/Ride/382066...rolet-corvette
It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble a car and 1 nut to scatter it all over the road.
ProfessorBlaze is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 06:35 AM
Premium Member (Lifetime)
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,961
Re: 2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video

They are very fast. A 2012 GT-R was black flagged at an HPDE last year for impeding me. The car just drove away from me on the straights, but I'd be back on its bumper through the corners. After a few laps of this, the officials stepped in. It dawned on me that this is probably what driving a Miata is like
XFordGuy is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-06-2013, 06:55 AM
Z06 Authority
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Chino Hills, California
Posts: 1,034
Re: 2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video

Quote:
Originally Posted by AutoGuide.com View Post
What a stupid review IMO...Being a Chevy guy all my life I still appreciate the other side...

Greg

2004 ZO6/CE, 475/428 by RPM
2013 ZL1 - 707/726 by RPM 1935 Chev - HP by RPM
1956 Bel Air HT 2008 HD S/E Dyna
2015 EV Spark
Greg Irvine is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 02:06 PM
Moderator
 
2MchFun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: SW Utah ** Banned Camp Survivor
Posts: 9,712
Garage
Re: 2013 Nissan GT-R Review - Video

Pretty amazing car for its weight.
Still a bit ricey looking for my taste.

"You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of football team or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer." - Frank Zappa
'04 MS/Blk - Z06Fest IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI - WinterFest I "Bus Driver",WinterFest IV
2MchFun is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum > Other Z06 Topics > The Garage (non Vette related)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
VIDEO! VERY Cool European Review Of Our C6 Z06! VIDEO! FUBU69 C6 Z06 - Grandstand 19 12-13-2006 07:57 AM
Video: Nissan Skyline going over 200 mph in Germany luke1 The Garage (non Vette related) 17 09-25-2005 09:32 AM
8 minute C6 review video Blkout C6 Z06 - Grandstand 15 09-03-2004 09:13 AM
Video review of the 03 Z06 sodian The Garage (non Vette related) 14 08-04-2003 10:24 PM
Heads/Cam C5 vs. Modded Nissan Skyline R33 GTR[VIDEO] streetracer The Garage (non Vette related) 0 05-23-2002 03:14 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome