The 2012 Nissan GT-R is a dedicated sports car, a high-tech weapon for the track, and entirely suitable for winding public roads. But it is not the most practical for day-to-day driving.
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One of the more civilized, practical supercars on the market. A blistering performer.
Participating in a Nissan GT-R Experience event intended to let owners get some track time, CNET tests the limits of the latest version of this high-tech machine.
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The GT-R really hits its stride, especially on the track.
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The GT-R is a phenomenal sports car, getting from zero to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds with a V-6 under the hood. Of course, that V-6 uses twin turbos, and the car's launch control keeps its wheels gripping under heavy acceleration.
CNET reviews the 2012 Nissan GT-R, finding a ridiculously fast car that can hold the road like no other.