2 February 2012
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The BMW M5 and Nissan GT-R are not conventional rivals, but both have around 550bhp, cost nearly £75k and promise brutal performance. So which one wins our series of tests?

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29 December 2012

What about the 'take 4 adults to the continent and back' test? What about the 'let people who don't know what a GT-R is see your car and judge you for it' test? What about the 'I'm rich enough to afford one of these therefore I am old and have a broken back so will it be comfortable' test?

11 May 2014
Really just look at it as what you could buy in 2012 for 74,000 large , dont read anything else into it, I have driven all M5s except an E28 and an R33 and R34 Skyline , horses for courses , personally I LOVE GTRs , but realistically I,d have an M5

6 February 2013

he steering has some useful feel, but because it’s on the light side, there’s no need to muscle the GT-R into corners. Smile Instead, all you need to do is point the nose at the apex of a bend, vaguely imagine what the exit looks like and give it as much throttle as you dare Smile

18 June 2013

A two door lighter coupe verses a heavier four door saloon? The GT-R should be compared to something more similar like an M3 or RS4.

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