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Old 11-20-2008, 01:02 PM   #1
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Default '10 Nissan GT-R loses Launch Control, can't do 0-60 in 3.2s or 1/4mi in 11.5s @121mph

2010 Nissan GT-R Loses Launch Control

With the Internet bursting with ugly tales of GT-R launch control abuse, broken transaxles and void warranties, a nasty rumor began; that the 2010 Nissan GT-R won't have launch control.

Could it be? Really?

So we asked and asked and asked. We asked three Nissan employees: one from the public relations department, one from engineering and one high-ranking executive. The first two confirmed its removal was being considered seriously, but the decision had not yet been made. Then the high-ranking executive confirmed the bad news.

"It's gone," he said when asked if launch control would return in 2010. "We just don't want to deal with the warranty nightmare anymore. It'll make the 2009 GT-R really special. It'll be the only R35 with launch control." -- Kelly Toepke, News Editor
http://blogs.edmunds.com/straightlin...h-control.html
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:26 PM   #2
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Who cares a aftermarket ecu will fix that easy peasy
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:36 PM   #3
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You miss the point.
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:41 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by HeilSvenska View Post
You miss the point.
I guess it won't perform the figures whitout lc
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:04 AM   #5
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the myth is being dissolved slowly but surely.....i bet R34 prices will keep steady, being a real skyline an' all!
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:37 AM   #6
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This is my GT-R laugh of the LA autoshow day.
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Old 11-21-2008, 10:57 AM   #7
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Still havent seen one on the street, but you knew that.
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Old 11-24-2008, 11:54 AM   #8
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- weight + speed ...... i really don't care about the 0-400 time.
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Old 11-24-2008, 04:49 PM   #9
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Who cares that is has no lc
It's still a very good car for the money
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Old 11-24-2008, 04:56 PM   #10
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- weight + speed ...... i really don't care about the 0-400 time.
If you want to dragrace buy a mustang
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Old 11-25-2008, 10:29 AM   #11
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it's not like you actualy need this crap, the car is fine the way it is without it, just don't downgrade the power, please datsun....errr... nissan
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Old 11-25-2008, 12:07 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by 10000rpmlover View Post
it's not like you actualy need this crap, the car is fine the way it is without it, just don't downgrade the power, please datsun....errr... nissan
I agree completey agree whit you
Anyway high torque engine+lc and awd is very bad idea
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Old 12-01-2008, 03:27 PM   #13
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Old 12-01-2008, 09:26 PM   #14
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