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2013-10-29 11:26

STREET KING GT-R: Switzer Performer has worked its magic on a Nissan GT-R to be capable of 1267kW and reach 402km/h. Image: YouTube

Nissan's 'Godzilla' is crowned the new street king after a tuned GT-R blistered its way to a new top speed record - 402km/h

According to topspeed.com, tuners Switzer Performance produced its beastly Nissan GT-R Goliath capable of a feisty 1267kW!

Video: Nissan GT-R Goliath


The manic car belongs to an unnamed client of Switzer Performance, reports carscoops.com.

The tuners said: "The client wanted a GT-R, but not just any GT-R. He wanted it ‘for street use’, not just ‘street legal’. He made it very clear that he expected this to be a 'real car' with a full interior, climate control, cruise control, sound. He did not want a stripped-down drag car that was technically street legal."

The GT-R can rocket to 402km/h over a distance of 1.6km in just 22.6 seconds. This makes the Goliath the world’s fastest GT-R in a 1.6km top end sprint.

Apparently there are only two other cars in the world with similar records - a Ford GT managed a top speed of 430km/h and a Chevrolet Camaro hit the same 402km/h speed as the GT-R.

The Bugatti Veyron is the fastest street legal car in the world, with a claimed top speed of 431km/h in Super Sport guise. The original model reached 408km/h. With that said, the Veyron is powered by an 8.0 W16 engine compared to the 3.8 of the GT-R.

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