For all its flaws you can’t help but admire the GT-R. If outright performance and pure speed is what you’re after then you can’t do much better than this. Nothing gives you as much bang for your buck. However, the repertoire of the everyday supercar has expanded beyond sheer performance and a dose of practicality. The McLaren 570GT, Audi R8 and venerable Porsche 911 Turbo prove sacrifices in terms of comfort and quality needn’t be made, in pursuit of speed and handling.
Deputy news editor from Auto Express, Jonathan Burn, takes the wheel of the new Nissan GT-R, which has seen the biggest changes made in its nine-year lifespan for the 2017 model year.