5 Nissan GT-R vs. Sportbike Showdowns

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Godzilla seems to destroy almost all four-wheeled opponents, but how does it do against a challenger that rides on two?

There's something undeniably awesome about watching a Nissan GT-R go toe-to-toe with a sportbike on the track. Pitting a GT-R against a motorcycle may seem like an unfair matchup on paper, given it boasts a killer engine and a little thing called launch control. However, as you'll soon see, all of the launch control and horsepower in the world isn't enough for the no-holds-barred GT-R to completely smoke these sportbikes.

A stock Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE and 2010 GT-R go head-to-head in this video. The 180 bhp bike and the 530 bhp GT-R compete in a two lap race around the 0.9 mile Monticello Mushroom. The winner of this race (and the time he won by) may surprise you.

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All the launch control in the world isn't enough for Forged Peromance's GT-R to completely dust a Honda GBR through a 1/4 mile. Skip to the 1:29 mark if you want to watch the awesomeness from inside the GT-R.

Autocar proved that the Nissan GT-R is more than capable of laying the smack down on a Ducati 1098s. Ducati fanboys are going to want to avoid this video at all costs. It's that brutal.

Leave it to the Russians to drag race the GT-R Switzer P800 against a Suzuki Hayabusa. The biggest surprise throughout this six-minute-long video is that there are no horrific crashes or fistfights. Russians do tend to get a little crazy when they're behind the wheel.

The GT-R Switzer P800 faces off against a Kawasaki ZX-14 Ninja in this video. Unlike the Suzuki Hayabusa in the above video, the Ninja actually stands up for itself against the GT-R. The fact that no epic crashes or brawls occurred during the filming of these races is something of a miracle.

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