The Nissan GT-R is here. So why all the fuss?by Keith Buglewicz
2009 Nissan GT-R: GT-R. You have probably heard this three letter combination recently. Maybe, you know it’s the name of a car. Maybe you even know it’s a new high-performance Nissan sports car. You see the comparisons: This is Nissan’s Corvette Z06, its 911 Turbo, its M6 its...well, you get the picture. Yet despite all the hype, all the breathless prose that accompanies this car’s every move, and the magazine covers proclaiming that Godzilla has invaded the U.S., there’s a pretty good chance you’re wondering: What the heck is the Nissan GT-R, and why is everyone making such a big deal about it?