Watch This Full-Size Remote-Controlled Nissan GT-R Fly Around a Race Track

The "GT-R/C" was able to reach speeds of over 130 mph with no one in the car.

image image
YouTubeNissan UK

Leading up to the launch of Gran Turismo Sport, Nissan put together a wild stunt that involves Nismo racer and GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough piloting a full-size remote-controlled GT-R around a race track from a helicopter. It sounds like a video game lover's dream job.

The car, called the GT-R/C, was built by JLB Design, a company famous for constructing life-size remote-controlled vehicles. The shifter, steering, and pedals are all controlled by motorized apparatuses, which are in turn controlled by a Playstation controller.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

The controls certainly don't seem perfect, but Mardenborough was able to get the GT-R past 130 mph at Silverstone while piloting it from a helicopter. Pretty impressive, to say the least.

Of course, this stunt is just a promotional video meant to sell games, but it's so cool we couldn't help but share it. Gran Turismo Sport hits shelves October 17th in the U.S.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Entertainment