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You can drive the Nissan GT-R/C with a PS4 controller

"Wow, this video game seems so real!"

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To celebrate the release of Gran Turismo Sport for the PlayStation 4, Nissan built a car that can be driven with a standard PS4 controller.

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This is the Nissan GT-R/C. Get it? It's clever.

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The GT-R/C is a full size, remotely controllable Nissan GT-R racecar.

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The car has four systems that control the steering, transmission, brakes and throttle, updating the controls up to 100 times per second. 

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Jann Mardenborough controlled the car from a helicopter flying above the Silverstone circuit in England.

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Mardenborough became a racecar driver after winning the GT Academy program, which gives virtual racers the chance to compete for a spot as a real-world racing driver. 

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Engineers are able to cut power to the engine and apply full anti-lock braking to the vehicle, just in case. 

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It is operated using an unmodified PlayStation DualShock 4 controller, and the system can operate the vehicle from up to 1 kilometer away.

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The GT-R/C will tour primary and secondary UK schools in an effort to promote careers in STEM disciplines.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more pictures of the coolest R/C GT-R ever.

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