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      09-04-2012, 06:12 AM   #1
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Bolt vs GT-R

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He likes it because it's safe (not like the car he crashed!)
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      09-05-2012, 12:33 AM   #3
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Generally Nissan cars are rubbish. Never had good experience with Nissan.

Unless it is GT-R, and I wish I could have one.
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the GT-R is awesome. My mate had one for a year or so, got it on pre-order when they first came to the UK.

Still remember my first time out in it. Was utterly terrifying how quickly it could cover ground!

however i do take issue with their quote "unrivaled supercar"... sorry Nissan.. its not THAT good.
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the GT-R is awesome. My mate had one for a year or so, got it on pre-order when they first came to the UK.

Still remember my first time out in it. Was utterly terrifying how quickly it could cover ground!

however i do take issue with their quote "unrivaled supercar"... sorry Nissan.. its not THAT good.
Maybe in terms of looks, its not a typical exotic supercar...

but in terms of performance...reading all the reviews and I saw one "in action" on the motorway...definitely supercar performance and will probably p1ss all over some older Ferraris...!...IMO
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yeah but they used the term "unrivaled"

there are various lambos that would see off a GT-R no bother, and a veyron makes the GT-R look like its still parked. So its hardly an un-rivaled supercar. Probably the best value supercar in the world for sure, probably one of the most easilly accessible and easy to drive supercars in the world. But unrivaled? i don't think so
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the GT-R is awesome. My mate had one for a year or so, got it on pre-order when they first came to the UK.

Still remember my first time out in it. Was utterly terrifying how quickly it could cover ground!

however i do take issue with their quote "unrivaled supercar"... sorry Nissan.. its not THAT good.
If you're ever across on the Best Coast, i'll take you out in mine 0-100 leptons on a private road in 7 secs without launching ain't too shabby
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Maybe in terms of looks, its not a typical exotic supercar...

but in terms of performance...reading all the reviews and I saw one "in action" on the motorway...definitely supercar performance and will probably p1ss all over some older Ferraris...!...IMO
So true. I would prefer this on M3 and that would be my choice for performance / track days.
But if it comes to daily driving, M3 would be preference.
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If you're ever across on the Best Coast, i'll take you out in mine 0-100 leptons on a private road in 7 secs without launching ain't too shabby
I'll be there in 4 hours
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If you're ever across on the Best Coast, i'll take you out in mine 0-100 leptons on a private road in 7 secs without launching ain't too shabby
haha i'll bear that in mind. I've been out in one quite a bit, but not since they upped the power a bit.
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So true. I would prefer this on M3 and that would be my choice for performance / track days.
But if it comes to daily driving, M3 would be preference.
I would take the M3 for a track car over the GTR (it's too fast and heavy at knockhill for me when i went up...i'm not a great driver to be honest) but have the GTR as a daily driver
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I'll be there in 4 hours
Don't come on the 20th....i get the 370z convertible for a couple of days while my 36 month/MOT is done!!
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haha i'll bear that in mind. I've been out in one quite a bit, but not since they upped the power a bit.
Mine is upped a wee bit more (injectors, exhaust, intakes, downpipes)

But there's a car up on the North East Coast pushing twice what i have!! I've yet to get a shot in it....but it's low 9's i think at Crail!
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Don't come on the 20th....i get the 370z convertible for a couple of days while my 36 month/MOT is done!!
LOL - sure beats the maroon Note I always seem to get when mine goes in. They've promised something a bit better when mine goes in next week for a new roof, service and repainted panel - we'll see
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I would take the M3 for a track car over the GTR (it's too fast and heavy at knockhill for me when i went up...i'm not a great driver to be honest) but have the GTR as a daily driver
To be fair, anything larger than an MX5 feels too big at Knockhill.
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i dunno.. i drove a jaguar XK-R (5.0 supercharged) around knockhill. It felt pretty good
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i dunno.. i drove a jaguar XK-R (5.0 supercharged) around knockhill. It felt pretty good
Did you time yourself? Some of the guys who were on track with me were under a minute! I certainly wasn't!!!
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no times unfortunately, it was a jaguar demo day and i got to drive the XKR, XFR and XJ around the circuit a few times in each car.
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no times unfortunately, it was a jaguar demo day and i got to drive the XKR, XFR and XJ around the circuit a few times in each car.
Very cool. There's a big difference when you're driving someone else's car
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