Nissan has been preparing a more track focused but still street legal edition of the GT-R. Former Formula 1 driver Sébastien Buemi would be the chief development test driver for the 2014 GT-R Nismo and that he would attempt to break the GT-R's previous official record time of 7:18.6 set at the Nürburgring in 2012, which placed it in ninth place in the list.

So Nissan decided to rent out the ring and had a prototype of the 2014 NISMO GT-R running the track. Here's a video of that happening: