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10 Best 2017 All-Wheel-Drive Sports Cars

3. Nissan GT-R

The journey of the Nissan GT-R began in 1969 with its predecessor, the Nissan Skyline. Thanks to years of improvements and advancements in innovation, the creative team at Nissan has made a bold statement with the 2017 Nissan GT-R.

There’s no doubt that this is one of the best AWD sports coupes with the capacity to seat up to 4 people. It has a starting price of $109,990. You might be raising an eyebrow wondering how a Nissan can cost that much but when you dive deeper you discover features such as the GT-R’s handcrafted 3.8 L twin turbo V6 with 565 HP.

There is not one aspect of this car that won’t leave you speechless.

The Nissan GT-R, also known as “Godzilla,” has a futuristic and funky exterior design that brings its personality to life. Compared to the Acura NSX, the GT-R starts at about $45,000 less, offers very comparable performance, along with a more sophisticated interior design. You may notice the Acura NSX closely resembles other Acura and Honda models, where as the Nissan GT-R creates an original brand of the famous Godzilla sports coupe.

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