LAWRENCE ULRICH

Wheels: Go, Go Godzilla

Like most video games, the Nissan GT-R has a built-in cheat code. Flip three switches on the dashboard until they all light up—activating “R,” or race, mode—then depress the brake and step on the accelerator. This sequence activates the GT-R’s computerized launch control, which sets its twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-6 engine at 4,500 rpm. When you […]