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Old 02-05-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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The Magical Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R is a funky car. From some angles it look absoluty...how to put this.... But from other angles it looks great. How the hell is this?


UGLY


Pretty good looking. (and it's not the paint)
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:25 PM   #2
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I have a GTR body, I like it.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:47 PM   #3
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:51 PM   #4
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:55 PM   #5
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I like the Magical transaxle...one day it works...the next day...BANG! Nothing! It goes really well with the magical warranty that also disappears with the BANG! from the transaxle.

I am not really a big fan of the car. The output from the 3.5 V6 is impressive, but an engine that makes hp is no good if you shred the drivetrain each time you get on it. And the interior is totally '80's SEGA video game, which was COOL in the 80's. Not so cool now.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:59 PM   #6
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GTR= Get Transmission Replaced
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Old 02-05-2009, 04:09 PM   #7
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There's an update for it now I think. The funny thing is, 0-60 w/ TC on is 3.5 seconds (lowest i've heard of was 3.2) and w/o TC it's 3.9. 0-60 IN 3.9 IS STILL FREAKING FAST AS HELL! YOU'RE NOT GOING TO NOTICE THE DIFFERENCE!

Moral of the story... YOU DON'T NEED TC!
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Old 02-05-2009, 04:17 PM   #8
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Glad they have a fix for it, but it seems like everyone will think you a joke for having one because it has been neutered by the factory now. Yes, 3.9 is fast, but the car now has a reputation - and it really is not a good reputation. How many people are going to look at the GTR's little sister 370Z and walk away because they are unsure of the gearbox?

This is EXACTLY the reason GM is being so HYPER careful with the introduction of the Camaro. They cannot afford for the car to fail out of the gate.
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Old 02-05-2009, 04:25 PM   #9
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:03 PM   #10
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I'd still buy one. I never go to the track so I'd just use it to drive around, possibly a road trip or two. The GT-R reminds me of a cartoon. In the cartoon, the character would be in some kind of HQ and there would be a giant red button labeled "DON'T TOUCH". The character promptly hits it, and the HQ blows up. In the GT-R's case, the button is labeled "TC" and you can understand what I mean from there..
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:07 PM   #11
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If you haven't seen one in person, don't judge it. I was never really impressed with the looks until I saw it in person. It is a phenomenal looking car and will look great next to the Camaro one day!
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:11 PM   #12
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I think the backside was done right, but that front end needed a miracle. I am a hardcore skyline fan, but I was completely turned off on the car when the pics of the front end came out. (well, and when the price was announced) I figured I would just look for the R34 if I ever buy one. It looks a looooooooooooooooot better!
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:43 PM   #13
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I actually think it looks great. at least in real life (yes I've seen one). But it's overpriced and you can't drive it properly so therefore it fails.
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:43 PM   #14
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I've never seen the GTR but I did get to see and sit in a 370Z at a recent car show. Not terrible, but I thought it was kind of uncomfortable and I'm still not sold on the overall look. I just don't find the ricer look appealling but I'm a little older so its not really my generation, well thats my two cents for what its worth. Are they made in Japan?
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I've never seen the GTR but I did get to see and sit in a 370Z at a recent car show. Not terrible, but I thought it was kind of uncomfortable and I'm still not sold on the overall look. I just don't find the ricer look appealling but I'm a little older so its not really my generation, well thats my two cents for what its worth. Are they made in Japan?
The GT-R was made in the bowels of hell by Satan's minions...so yes, Japan.
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:07 PM   #16
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OMG 370Z.



Its sooo cute.
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:45 PM   #17
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Yeah, the only color the 370Z looks good in is silver. ther than that, it looks ugly
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:34 PM   #18
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Reminds me of the Hindenburg....floated higher and higher on promises and lies...then: BANG!!! With a series of transmission explosions, pissed of Hitlers with voided warranties, and a "Wtf" from Porche, it came down fast in a ball of fire.......

Carsisme, I agree with you. It happens very rarely, but every so often I'll see a shot of this...thing...that I admire. Most leave me with a bad taste in my mouth. I'm hoping they have one at the local auto show this weekend...I'd like to see it in person and form a solid opinion...
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Yeah, the only color the 370Z looks good in is silver. ther than that, it looks ugly
looks good in black
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