Yes, it’s been done before, but never in a Nissan GT-R. And yes, one might rule the road and one the sky, but both undoubtedly speak the same language – speed.
Nissan’s German arm was behind the high speed drag race, which played out along a two-kilometre runway. And die-hard Godzilla fans will certainly not be left disappointed after watching a Nissan GT-R take on Hawker Hunter, an Oris Swiss Air Force fighter jet powered by a 22,000 horsepower Rolls Royce engine. With brute power and torque fuelling both machines, it’s one race you don’t want to miss.
Watch the car versus plane drag race below…
Kevin Reimer is a professional downhill skateboarder from Vancouver. Speed and acceleration are his passions, but not just when he’s on his skateboard. He experiences the same exhilaration when he gets into the driver’s seat of his 1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R. After all, an extreme sportsman is expected to drive a car to match his style.