2014 Nissan GT-R vs. Its Competition

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Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Sports car, supercar, hypercar--the Nissan GT-R fits all those descriptions, and has only a couple of real rivals anywhere near its $100,000 price point.

The Porsche 911 Turbo is one; with its 480-hp turbo flat six and top speed of 200 mph, it's a hammer of unrivaled refinement, but let's face it, $125,000 will barely get you into one.

The Chevy Corvette is at the end of its current generation, but it's still captivating and available as a ZR1, where the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 launches it to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds, and to a top speed of 205 mph, all for a price about $20,000 higher than the GT-R—with two fewer seats.

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Quick Specs
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MSRP From  
Gas Mileage  
16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V8Premium Unleaded H-6
EPA Class  
Subcompact CarsTwo SeaterMinicompact Cars
Style Name  
2-Door Coupe Premium2-Door Coupe w/1LT2-Door Coupe Carrera
All Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
Passenger Doors  
Body Style  
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODManualManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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