New GT-R record shines light on messy Nürburgring business

Nissan GT-R - Picture courtesy Bertel Schmitt

tmsbannerMeanwhile, it’s all over the Internet that the new Nissan GT-R Nismo rounded the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring in a scant 7 minutes 8 seconds, leaving machines like the Dodge Viper ACR, the Lexus LFA, sundry Porsches, Maseratis, and the odd Camaro in the dust. The time was attacked on September 30, and it is amazing that Nissan could keep the matter under wraps until the story could be deployed for highest PR efficiency the night before the Tokyo Motor Show during a party at Nissan’s Yokohama HQ. [Continue Reading]