Built by Switzer Performance out of Oberlin, Ohio, this E85-powered Nissan GTR just cleaned house racing against the fastest street cars in North America!
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The Nissan GTR LM Nismo hybrid race car that was teased during this year’s Super Bowl made its Sebring debut this week along with the dominant Audi R18s.
Thanks to the tuning gurus at Switzer Performance – and the magic of E85! – this 1700 HP “Goliath” Nissan GTR hit 237 MPH … on a section of public road!
On the positive buzz of the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept, Nissan may be looking into putting its GTR supercar engine into more pedestrian models.
These 2 videos show the first of the Switzer Performance-built Cornzilla E1K Nissan GTRs to hit the roads of Europe, thanks to the Dutch boys from TotalCar!
Switzer Performance builds some of the fastest, most powerful flex-fuel vehicles in the world from its “home base” in Oberlin, Ohio. We’ve covered a few of the cars here, before, but few are as “out there” as the radical Switzer Performance E1K R35 GTR Nissan. The E1K shown, above, has been one of the stars […]
We’ve talked a lot about the cars that come from Oberlin, Ohio’s Switzer Performance. What we don’t usually talk about are the three generations of Switzer family that currently occupy the sprawling, 80,000 sq. ft. shop space and the whys and hows of the automotive industry that took the shop from a 2 car garage […]
“There is an inevitability about electrification of all cars in the future, and there is the very real prospect of enhancements coming from this and ending up on a sports car like the Nissan GTR,” says Andy Palmer. Who is Palmer? Only Nissan’s sales, marketing, and engineering boss- so, if he says a hybrid GTR […]
Earlier this month, the (relatively) new wife and I set off a road trip from Chicago to New England. “We’re leaf peeping!” she said, more than once. Along the way, we stopped off at Oberlin, Ohio and paid a visit to my friends at Switzer Performance. As one of the world’s premier tuning shops and […]
Nissan’s 2008 R35 GTR has been a giant in the automotive scene since its introduction. It’s successor, the Nissan R36, is almost here – it looks like this!
In a few weeks, one of Switzer’s customer cars – the 1000 hp E1K GTR that took the TX2K10 and TX2K12 invitationals – will be headed out to Shift S3ctor’s Airstrip Attack event.
The last time I was playing in the Switzer sandbox was almost 2 years ago, when the Ohio-based tuner rolled out its first 900+ hp E85-fueled supercar. We I named the car “Cornzilla”, which I felt was very clever. Here’s a secret, though – and it’s something even more clever than my maize-based attempts at […]