Nissan’s GT-R puts a Formula One engineering team in your dash, so your driving skills will be as well-tuned as the engine
By Brian Ashcraft
Posted 02.12.2008 at 6:14 pm 2 Comments
The touchscreen in Nissans new $70,000, 480-horsepower GT-R sports car does more than show you the fastest route to the shopping mall—it makes you a better driver. The system logs data such as steering angle and G-force so performance freaks can squeeze the very most out of the car. And a gearshift map shows when to shift for optimal fuel efficiency.
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