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.

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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.

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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.

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