Does Nissan Have A More Hardcore Version Of The GT-R Up Its Sleeves?

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Its tough for the GT-R to get any more hardcore without literally becoming illegal.

Back in 2013, Nissan hit the Nurburgring and blew the world away by demonstrating its GT-R Nismo lapping the 12.9-mile track in just 7 minutes and 8 seconds. For reference, this destroys the Porsche 918 Spyder and Lexus LFA Nurburgring package. The fact that this is a high-volume production car with a 592-hp twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6 that bests the competition in terms of price by at least a couple hundred thousand dollars is what makes this feat all the more impressive.

But Nissan isn't finished yet as its latest teaser shows. In the video, a racing glove-covered hand unboxes a Nissan with decals reading "World Record Challenge" and an intentionally obscure video title reading "World Record Coming Soon."

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We have no idea what kind of record Nissan is talking about, but we're assuming that it might include a less than legal version of the Nissan GT-R Nismo. Either way, we can at least glimpse an aggressive looking body kit to make what looks like a lighter and more aerodynamic GT-R. No mention on when Nissan will drop the big news, but whenever it is, be sure to keep your head on your shoulders.

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