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Here’s why the 2017 Nissan GT-R Premium is the ideal garage buddy for your Porsche 911 Turbo S.

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Premium sits firmly in my top-10 favorite cars to drive, but as my review video above asks, “Is the [GT-R] the Perfect Supercar?”

To follow Betteridge’s law of headlines, the answer is no. Still, with an as-tested price of $118,980, it’s remarkable Nissan’s supercar would share occupancy in my top-10, which includes (in no particular order) the likes of the Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari 458 Italia, Caterham Seven 360, and Audi R8 V10 plus.

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My biggest surprise with this car was how German it felt. I love how solid this car feels. That’s why it speaks so much to my inner Porsche-Audi fanboy.

Speaking of Porsche, allow me to address the comparison rattling inside your mind. First off, “Porsche 911 Turbo or Nissan GT-R?” is a terrible question. Instead, it should be a proclamation: “Porsche 911 Turbo and Nissan GT-R”.

Yes, the cars compete, but imagine having a 10-car dream garage where one of these is parked next to a 991 Turbo S? You would be the coolest person in the world with your own perpetual magazine cover photo only a garage opener click away.

 

What’s wrong with pairing expertly seared Wagyu with German chocolate cake engineered via leading-edge molecular gastronomy?

 

Furthermore, the Nissan GT-R would help you better appreciate the 911 Turbo S’s nuances and race-winning pedigree. What’s wrong with pairing expertly seared Wagyu with German chocolate cake engineered via leading-edge molecular gastronomy?

According to my food blogger friend Christine Tran (Los Angeles Foodie Girl), there’s nothing wrong with that food pairing. According to my experience as an automotive writer, there’s nothing wrong with pairing an R35 and 991 Turbo S.

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There’s also nothing wrong with pairing the GT-R with your birthday. That’s what I did this year. My week-long press loan with Godzilla began the day I turned 32. I can confidently report it was my best birthday yet, thanks in no small part to the 2017 Nissan GT-R Premium.

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