Originally Posted by YachtForums
Some good footage of the new-X (for lack of an official acronym) running the 'ring... http://link.brightcove.com/services/...ctid1628433952
Best lap time so far is 7:38; 10 seconds short of the GTR, but this number still puts it in world-class, supercar territory. Supposedly, the 7:38 lap time was because of traffic on the ring.
If you like the shriek of a V-10, turn up the volume on this vid...
7:29 is the GT-R's best official time (the V spec with claimed 7:25), though there is some question as to the "stock"ness of that particular car. Unofficial times for the '10 NS-X are popping up at a few hundredths over 7:37 (and in aerodynamically punishing camouflage, at that) - Honda is closing in on the GT-R, but the 70k tag is, I think, a pipe dream.
The General has not yet posted official or unofficial times for the ZR1, and the other supercar makers are now scrambling like mad to get back on track to add power and lightness and handling instead of creature comforts.
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