Nissan GT-R for Iron Man, the Fast and Furious

Source: Team Nissan in Manchester NH

Nissan motor company is a popular automobile manufacturer that ranked sixth behind the top five hottest companies in contemporary times. As far as the ranking is concerned, the world’s first company in terms of ongoing commercial success is Toyota, followed consecutively by General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Hyundai Motors and Ford. Nissan proves to be a worthy Japanese rival of Toyota and these days, their hottest merchandize is the Nissan GT-R.

This sports car was first launched in 2007 and its promising appearance ultimately garnered exceptional accolades. It has a very lustrous framework enough to dazzle luxurious car enthusiasts. Such a two-seater coupe is fit for big time celebrities. Apart from over 22 distinguished awards from the years 2007 to 2011, this car has also made center stage appearance in the astounding world of show business.

Iron Man’s novelty possession

Robert Downey Jr. has started his showbiz career since 1970’s as a child star. Suffice to say he wasn’t a very noticeable character in the business. In fact in his earlier years he has had a terrible streak of misfortunes that cost him a criminal record. It was not until the height of his profession in the year 2008 where his popularity has become twice as phenomenal as it was before 2004. Robert Downey Jr. is best known for his role as the genius billionaire playboy based on a famous Marvel character named Tony Stark in the Iron Man franchise as well as The Avengers. He is also known for his role as the legendary Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes franchise. Among the two notable roles that placed Robert Downey Jr. in the superstardom status, it was Iron Man whom many fans identified him better.

Behind the scenes, Robert Downey Jr. is a typical rough-edged dude with a penchant for typical macho personal interests. Apart from being a devoted Wing Chun kung-fu practitioner, he also has a taste for cars. Celebrity magazines have recently featured him driving a flashy and elegant Nissan GT-R. Popular opinions have commended his choice since it has been one of the key vehicles that made the most thrilling and adrenaline-pulsing automobile action subgenre film possible – Fast and Furious 6.

Who rode the Nissan’s latest in Fast and Furious 6?

The Nissan GT-R was maneuvered by Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker), one of the key protagonists in the Fast and Furious movie series. In this latest movie franchise, Brian O’Connor and his brother-in-law Dominic Torreto (Vin Diesel) were hired by a the top officers of the Diplomatic Security Service led by Luke Hobbs (Dwight Johnson, The Rock), a tough rival-turned-ally in the previous movie series. Toretto’s team, proving to be the best when it comes to paramilitary vehicular action, was chosen to take down the notorious ex-SAS soldier turned high-speed mercenary named Owen Shaw (Luke Evans). Brian O’Connor’s fierce GT-R proved to be a bad-ass machine that enabled him to beat one of Owen Shaw’s deputy riders in an outrageous road rage death match.


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