Whether you like the Nissan GT-R’s particular brand of computer-controlled, emotionless speed, you simply cannot fault its performance, where it racks up head-scratching numbers more quickly than Oprah’s accountants on April 14th.
When the GT-R finally came to America for the 2009 model year, we promptly named it our Automobile of the Year. But it wasn’t perfect, which we admitted when we handed it our biggest award and which we reiterated when we said good-bye to the GT-R after it spent a year in our Four Seasons fleet. Still, we remain in awe of its performance capabilities.
First Drive: 2012 Nissan GT-R
Automobile Magazine, April, 2011