When you take a look at the specification sheet of the new GT-R from the Japanese automaker, it’s actually quite an embarrassment to compare it to the specification sheet of the jet. Imagine 550bhp of power and 627Nm of torque of the Nissan GT-R against 22,000bhp of power that comes from the Hawker Hunter jet! Nonetheless, the Japanese sports car managed to accelerate from a complete standstill to a speed of 100k/h in just 2.7 seconds.
Nissan Germany was in charge of organising the drag race between the sports car and the giant beast. The race took place in Switzerland and was meant for N_Magazine. Nissan dedicated the race to its customers so it's kind of more than natural to think of it as a promotion.
The 2013 Nissan GT-R is already available for order in Europe. Yet, to see one on our shores, we might have to wait until later this year, if not next year, when Nissan starts marketing the model to other countries in the world.