World's Fastest GTR Switzer Goliath

Video: Ride Along With Goliath on an 8.4 Sec. Pass

A few days ago, the first Switzer Performance-built “Goliath” became the world’s fastest GTR, rocking the Moscow Unlimited with a 22-second pass at 250 MPH in the hands of an amateur driver. While that pass set a new standard for GTR top speed, the 1/4 mile time on that run was in the high 9s, …

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Switzer World's Fastest GTR

Video: Inside the World’s Fastest GTR

A few days ago, the 1500+ HP, Switzer Performance-built “Goliath” GTR became the fastest GTR in the world. That was what the car’s owner wanted, and it’s what he experienced when Goliath blasted across the line in just over 22 seconds at more than 250 MPH at the Moscow Unlimited - a mile-long, side-by-side drag …


Moscow Missile: Goliath is the World’s Fastest GTR

The car you see here is called “Goliath“, and - as of last weekend’s Moscow Unlimited Standing Mile event - it is the world’s fastest GTR Nissan. The Goliath project began late last year as an R1K-X - an extremely potent, but relatively normal build from Oberlin Ohio’s Switzer Performance. The shop has built a …

BRE Datsun inspired Switzer P800 GTR

BRE Datsun P800 GTR vs. Optima Faceoff 2013

Optima batteries’ 2013 event season kicked off in Elkhart Lake, WI last weekend with the Optima Faceoff at Road America. Optima’s Faceoff is a timed track event that, like the company’s Ultimate Street Car Invitational, features some of the world’s fastest street cars. To win, a driver needs to combine a car’s handling balance, predictable …

Michigan Mile GTR

Switzer R1K GTR vs. Michigan Mile

190.09 MPH. 212.18 MPH. 213.06 MPH. Those were the speeds for Jeremy’s Switzer R1K GTR - the fastest car at this weekend’s Michigan Mile. The 2013 running of the Michigan Mile at Battle Creek was one of the hottest mile events on record - and we’re not just talking about the high-horsepower exotic cars, either. …

Switzer ClubSport GTR

Track Attack: Switzer ClubSport GTR

You’re looking at the newest, most track-focused Nissan GTR to roll out of the new, Oberlin, Ohio Switzer Cars factory yet. This is the first of many Switzer ClubSport GTRs. Before we get into what makes the new Switzer ClubSport GTR so special, though, let’s talk about some of the philosophy and history behind the …

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Switzer Twin Ultimate GTR

Seeing Double: USE GTR

No, you’re not seeing double - this is a pair of identically-prepared 2013 Switzer Performance Ultimate Street Edition GTRs getting ready to head home to their new owners. “We usually highlight the cars that really grab people’s attention, like the two brother’s cars or the Red Katana, that have custom wheels, interiors, paint-jobs,” explains Neil …

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Switzer Ferrari 458 Performance Exhaust

Forza Switzer, Forza Ferrari 458 Exhaust

Switzer Performance first built its reputation on high-quality components and bulletproof reliability in its mega-horsepower, turbocharged Nissans and Porsches. In recent months, however, the Oberlin, Ohio-based crew at Switzer Performance has expanding its field of vision to include cars like the BMW 1M and M5, the 63-series AMG Mercedes, and, now, an Italian beauty: the …

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