It seems the benchmark for new performance cars is the Nurburgring, and Nissan have put the new GT-R for an official lap. The time? 7:38.
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There are some rumours this lap is not legitimate as it does not go around the entire circuit, however apparently this is a common practice when recording a Nordschleife lap.

Eitherway, according to those times, the Nissan GT-R sits below the Pagani Zonda, Porsche Carrera GT and Koenigsegg CCR:

  1. 7:27.82 167.201 km/h -- Pagani Zonda F Clubsport
  2. 7:28* -- 166.652 km/h -- Porsche Carrera GT,
  3. 7:31 --- 164,375 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT2,
  4. 7:32* -- 164.071 km/h -- Pagani Zonda F,
  5. 7:32* -- 164.071 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT2,
  6. 7:32.18 - 164.071 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT2,
  7. 7:32.44 163.911 km/h -- Porsche Carrera GT,
  8. 7:33 --- 163.708 km/h -- Pagani Zonda F,
  9. 7:33 --- 163.708 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT2,
  10. 7:34 --- 163.586 km/h -- Koenigsegg CCR
  11. 7:35* -- 159.864 km/h -- Nissan GT-R (tested by MotorTrend magazine),
  12. 7:36 --- 162.631 km/h -- Porsche Carrera GT,
  13. 7:36 --- 162.631 km/h -- Mercedes SL 63 AMG Black Series
  14. 7.38* -- 161.628 km/h -- Mercedes SLR 722 GT,
  15. 7.38* -- 161.628 km/h -- Nissan GT-R (official),