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2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition and 'Copzilla' revealed for New York - UPDATE

Update - The Nissan GT-R Track Edition is already on sale in Australia, see bottom of article for details The limited-run 2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition has been revealed for the US market ahead of the New York motor show next week, along with a one-off Copzilla police car...

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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo review
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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo review

It's the most expensive road-going GT-R ever built. It's also the most technically advanced, but is it worth the extra $110,000 over the standard version?


Mercedes-AMG GT R smashes Bathurst lap record by nine seconds
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Mercedes-AMG GT R smashes Bathurst lap record by nine seconds

Mercedes-AMG has smashed the existing production car lap record at Mount Panorama in Bathurst, with factory driver Bernd Schneider lapping the iconic 6.213km circuit in just 2:16.5s in a road-going 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R. The new benchmark eclipsed the old record by almost nine seconds. The previous record of 2:24.03s was also set by Schneider in 2015 in a Mercedes-AMG GT S...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R pricing announced
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R pricing announced

Local pricing has been announced for the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R, which will start from $349,000 plus on-road costs when it launches in Australia this July. That positions the AMG flagship supercar $50,000 above the current GT S, though the gap will also be filled with the GT C coupe and roadster in the third quarter...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R to make Australian debut at Bathurst 12 Hour
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R to make Australian debut at Bathurst 12 Hour

The manic Mercedes-AMG GT R will make its first Australian appearance at the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour Race next month. After joining the supercar elite by lapping the famed Nurburgring circuit in 7 minutes and 10.9 seconds, the flagship Mercedes-AMG will take on Mount Panorama piloted by five-time DTM champion, Bathurst 12 Hour winner and AMG brand ambassador, Bernd Schneider...


Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black
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Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black

2016 has wrapped up and it's time to look back on the kaleidoscope of cars that have rolled through the CarAdvice garage. MY17 models have been flooding in already, offering up fun new colours and finishes. Let's take a look. We've seen myriad hues, from bright and bold, through to more shades of brown and grey than we ever thought possible...


2017 Nissan GT-R review
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2017 Nissan GT-R review

Almost a decade on since the world first welcomed the standalone Nissan GT-R, the 2017 model promises a rejuvenation program – but does it deliver?


Mercedes-AMG GT R joins elite club with hot Nurburgring lap - video
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Mercedes-AMG GT R joins elite club with hot Nurburgring lap - video

The hardcore Mercedes-AMG GT R has joined the supercar elite this week, lapping the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in 7 minutes and 10 seconds. In a video released by Sport Auto, the bright green GT R is seen flinging through the challenging race track, driven by Christian Gebhardt...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 7, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 7, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Nissan GT-R Nismo: Australian launch confirmed, priced at $299,000
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Nissan GT-R Nismo: Australian launch confirmed, priced at $299,000

The vicious Nissan GT-R Nismo supercar will hit Australian showrooms in February 2017, the company’s local arm has confirmed. The amped-up 2017 Godzilla flagship will hit showrooms priced at $299,000 plus on-road costs, $72,000 more than the GT-R Track Edition and $110,000 more than the ‘regular’ MY17 GT-R Premium...


2017 Nissan GT-R Review
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2017 Nissan GT-R Review

Despite looking very much the same, the 2017 GT-R receives the most changes in the model's ten-year history. Nissan wants the GT-R to be a more premium offering.


2017 Nissan GT-R pricing and specs: Godzilla gets more power, styling tweaks
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2017 Nissan GT-R pricing and specs: Godzilla gets more power, styling tweaks

The facelifted 2017 Nissan GT-R launches in Australia with pricing that has crept up by around 10 per cent across the board, but with a more premium interior and subtle exterior enhancements. Three models will be available from launch comprising the Premium Edition, which starts from $189,000 plus on-road costs, the Premium Edition with Luxury Trim, which starts from $195,000 plus on-road costs and lastly the Track Edition Engineered by Nismo, which starts from $227,000 plus on road costs...


2016 Mercedes-AMG GT R teased - video
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2016 Mercedes-AMG GT R teased - video

A new teaser video has surfaced offering a first look at the hotly anticipated Mercedes-AMG GT R. Touted by the brand as the “next level of performance”, the Mercedes-AMG GT R is scheduled to debut on June 24 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Nissan GT-R Review
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2017 Nissan GT-R Review

Can added power, revised exterior styling and renewed interior design maintain the brightness around Nissan's mighty GT-R halo car?


2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled
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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled

The revised Nissan GT-R Nismo has been unveiled sporting an updated front-end, new interior, and tweaks to the suspension. On outside, the 2017 GT-R Nismo adopts many of the changes made to its less powerful siblings. Up front, the Nismo now has a version of the V-motion grille that's present on the rest of the Nissan range...


2017 Nissan GT-R launches in UK ahead of September debut for Australia
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2017 Nissan GT-R launches in UK ahead of September debut for Australia

Nissan is again trumpeting the recent unveiling of the 2017 Nissan GT-R, as part of its launch this week in the United Kingdom and ahead of an Australian debut set for September. The once-again facelifted and upgraded GT-R was first unveiled back in March at the New York motor show, revealing a number of exterior and interior enhancements, along with the requisite increase in power...


Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks drifting world record
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Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks drifting world record

Nissan Middle East has set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s fastest drift at an event in the United Arab Emirates. Behind the wheel of a heavily-modified Nissan GT-R Nismo, Japanese drifter, Masato Kawabata sent the GT-R into a drift at an incredible 304.96km/h...


Nissan GT-R and Skyline GT-R: Six generations on display in New York
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Nissan GT-R and Skyline GT-R: Six generations on display in New York

To celebrate the launch of an updated Nissan GT-R at the 2016 New York auto show, the company dedicated its stage in the Big Apple to its one true supercar, with one model from every generation on display. 1969 C10 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R The original GT-R branded Skyline sports car, the 2000GT-R featured bolt-on rear-wheel arch flares, and aggressive spoilers at the front and rear...


2017 Nissan GT-R revealed in New York, Australian launch due September
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2017 Nissan GT-R revealed in New York, Australian launch due September

The Nissan GT-R has been heavily revised for the 2017 model year, with the new car unveiled at this week's 2016 New York International motor show. Extensive exterior updates, a new interior and a 15kW power increase headline the most significant update since the car was launched in 2007, with Australia now due to receive the Premium Edition and Nismo-tuned Track Edition from September 2016...