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Nissan's iconic GT-R adds much-needed civility for 2018

Godzilla mellows out for 2018. But make no mistake, the GT-R is still as ferocious as ever.

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The Nissan GT-R has been on sale in the US for nearly a decade.

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Nissan has updated the GT-R every so often, and the biggest change came in 2016.

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The current GT-R is a far more civil beast than before, with a more luxurious interior and less-punishing suspension.

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Under the hood is a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6 good for 565 horsepower.

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A six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission handles shifting duties, sending power to all four wheels.

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The 2018 GT-R's updated front fascia clearly sets it apart from older models.

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The iconic round taillamps and big exhaust pipes look great.

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A restyled grille prominently features the GT-R badge.

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A LED running light cuts through the headlamp housings.

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