A few weeks ago, a video was uploaded to YouTube which claimed to show a 2013 Nissan GT-R lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:21. That's a remarkable time, but there's only one problem - Nissan has denied any knowledge of it happening.

Speaking with The Truth About Cars, spokesman Nobukazu Tanaka confirmed the company had tested GT-Rs at the Nürburgring in October (when the video was claimed to be shot) but there was no attempt to set a lap record. Additionally, Tanaka revealed some of the footage is legitimate which implies the video's creator spliced together previous clips and added a fake timer.

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