E90Post
 


Motormavericks
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Off-Topic Discussions > Bolt vs GT-R



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-04-2012, 06:12 AM   #1
rogerxp
Major General
United Kingdom
181

 
rogerxp's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 Comp Pack / QQ+2 Tekna
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Stockport, Cheshire


Posts: 5,920
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Bolt vs GT-R

Not actually listened to it yet but thought I'd share...

__________________
Current -: MW E92 M3 Competition Pack / Qashqai+2 Tekna 1.6dci
Gone -: 370Z GT Roadster; BMW X3 3.0d xdrive M Sport; E46 330i M Sport Coupe; Mazda RX8 231; Nissan 350Z GT Roadster; BMW E90 330d M Sport; BMW E92 335i SE; Maserati 4200; Nissan 350Z; Honda S2000; Astra Coupe Turbo; Ford Probe
Appreciate 0
      09-04-2012, 06:31 AM   #2
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

He likes it because it's safe (not like the car he crashed!)
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 12:33 AM   #3
makkan00
Major General
United Kingdom
205

 
makkan00's Avatar
 
Drives: E91 330D
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Essex


Posts: 7,370
iTrader: (48)

Generally Nissan cars are rubbish. Never had good experience with Nissan.

Unless it is GT-R, and I wish I could have one.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 06:14 AM   #4
shrink
Captain
United Kingdom
19

 
shrink's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i SE
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Edinburgh (UK)


Posts: 752
iTrader: (2)

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.
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 06:49 AM   #5
zltm089
Major General
United Kingdom
169

 
zltm089's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i SE Coupe Space Grey
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: LONDON


Posts: 7,410
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 BMW 335i  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by shrink View Post
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
__________________

Current Car: E92 335i SE Dream Cars: AMG SL65 Black,GallardoSuperleggera, GTR 2012, Agera R, F430 Scuderia, DBS, EVO X FQ400, Lexus LFA, F10 M5, M4, GT3 RS4.0, Ferrari 458, Ferrari F12, R8 V10 plus, Jaguar F Type V8, Lamborghini LP700-4 Aventador, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, C63 AMG Coupe Black, Vanquish 2012, Laferrari, GT3 991, McLaren 650s.
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 06:59 AM   #6
shrink
Captain
United Kingdom
19

 
shrink's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i SE
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Edinburgh (UK)


Posts: 752
iTrader: (2)

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
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:01 AM   #7
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by shrink View Post
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
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:05 AM   #8
makkan00
Major General
United Kingdom
205

 
makkan00's Avatar
 
Drives: E91 330D
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Essex


Posts: 7,370
iTrader: (48)

Quote:
Originally Posted by zltm089 View Post
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.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:07 AM   #9
rogerxp
Major General
United Kingdom
181

 
rogerxp's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 Comp Pack / QQ+2 Tekna
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Stockport, Cheshire


Posts: 5,920
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by misterS3 View Post
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
__________________
Current -: MW E92 M3 Competition Pack / Qashqai+2 Tekna 1.6dci
Gone -: 370Z GT Roadster; BMW X3 3.0d xdrive M Sport; E46 330i M Sport Coupe; Mazda RX8 231; Nissan 350Z GT Roadster; BMW E90 330d M Sport; BMW E92 335i SE; Maserati 4200; Nissan 350Z; Honda S2000; Astra Coupe Turbo; Ford Probe
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:11 AM   #10
shrink
Captain
United Kingdom
19

 
shrink's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i SE
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Edinburgh (UK)


Posts: 752
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by misterS3 View Post
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.
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:13 AM   #11
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by makkan00 View Post
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
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:14 AM   #12
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rogerxp View Post
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!!
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:18 AM   #13
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by shrink View Post
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!
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 07:30 AM   #14
rogerxp
Major General
United Kingdom
181

 
rogerxp's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 Comp Pack / QQ+2 Tekna
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Stockport, Cheshire


Posts: 5,920
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by misterS3 View Post
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
__________________
Current -: MW E92 M3 Competition Pack / Qashqai+2 Tekna 1.6dci
Gone -: 370Z GT Roadster; BMW X3 3.0d xdrive M Sport; E46 330i M Sport Coupe; Mazda RX8 231; Nissan 350Z GT Roadster; BMW E90 330d M Sport; BMW E92 335i SE; Maserati 4200; Nissan 350Z; Honda S2000; Astra Coupe Turbo; Ford Probe
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 09:56 AM   #15
mowflow
Colonel
Scotland
64

 
mowflow's Avatar
 
Drives: F20 125d
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 2,429
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by misterS3 View Post
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.
Appreciate 0
      09-05-2012, 09:56 AM   #16
shrink
Captain
United Kingdom
19

 
shrink's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i SE
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Edinburgh (UK)


Posts: 752
iTrader: (2)

i dunno.. i drove a jaguar XK-R (5.0 supercharged) around knockhill. It felt pretty good
Appreciate 0
      09-06-2012, 05:44 AM   #17
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by shrink View Post
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!!!
Appreciate 0
      09-06-2012, 01:04 PM   #18
shrink
Captain
United Kingdom
19

 
shrink's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i SE
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Edinburgh (UK)


Posts: 752
iTrader: (2)

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.
Appreciate 0
      09-06-2012, 02:52 PM   #19
misterS3
Lieutenant Colonel
56

 
Drives: X70 on the way
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by shrink View Post
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
Appreciate 0
      09-06-2012, 03:23 PM   #20
dxb335d
The Tarmac Terrorist
England
786

 
dxb335d's Avatar
 
Drives: E46 M3 CS
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: ''Fandango Towers''


Posts: 29,285
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Go check out my GT-R vs 'Busa link.
__________________
M3 gone .... But I now have a M3 CS
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:28 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST