If there's one performance car that desperately needs a new model, it's the Nissan GT-R

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2022 Nissan GT-R
2022 Nissan GT-R

There's no way we can have a conversation about performance cars and not mention the Nissan (Skyline) GT-R. The reason the Skyline is in brackets in this instance is because the Japanese automaker disbanded the model name when it introduced the latest generation R35 GT-R more than a decade ago.

Godzilla, as it is also affectionately known throughout the world, was something of a revelation when it debuted, offering supercar-beating performance (352kW and 588Nm) for just a bit more than R1 million. It also blasted to 100km/h from a standing start in just 3.5 seconds, along with a 310km/h top speed – Lamborghini and Porsche territory.

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