The Nissan GT-R is priced between American muscle and sports cars and European supercars, though a high-tech Japanese exotic is also in the mix.
The Acura NSX teams a twin-turbo V-6 with three electric motors to create a sophisticated super sports car that balances a comfortable on-road ride with willing track behavior, though it doesn’t have a second row of seats.
The Porsche 911 has a rear seat similar to the GT-R’s and excels as a road car, a sports car, and a track car, all at a lower starting price than the GT-R.
The Audi R8 offers a unique brand of mid-engine, naturally aspirated V-10 fun that’s priced between the two GT-R models.
The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the performance bargain of the group with an agile mid-engine design and performance that will take on any rival.
The top of the Ford Mustang range also competes with the GT-R.
The Shelby GT500 has a conventional front-engine, rear-drive layout and kicks out 760 supercharged horses.
It’s also priced tens of thousands lower than the Nissan.
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|Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6||Gas V8||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6||Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6||Premium Unleaded V-10|
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|Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic||Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD|
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