Nissan GT-R MY14 on road and ice: part one

Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R

Supercars that push the performance envelope are normally limited in their use on the road – their wide tyres and ground hugging stances usually only permitting driving on the smoothest and driest asphalt. Nissan, however, is so confident in the ability of its flagship GT-R coupe, it decided to launch the 2014 Model Year edition in the decidedly traction-free environs of Val Thoren's ice-racing circuit deep in the French Alps. In this two-part special Daljinder Nagra gets acquainted with Nissan's giant-slayer, first on the road and then on the ice.