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Video: 1267kW AMS Nissan GT-R breaks one-mile speed record

A Nissan GT-R built by AMS Performance has broken the world record by running a one-mile standing start sprint and reaching an incredible 382.16km/h. The run was made using the company’s AMS Nissan GT-R Alpha 12+ project car.

AMS Nissan GT-R Alpha 12

Launching from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds, the AMS Alpha GT-R was able to run a quarter-mile in just 9.4 seconds at 260km/h. It also achieved 0-200km/h in 6.5 seconds, which is quicker than most hot hatches covering 0-100km/h, and 0-300km/h in 12.37 seconds.

Of course, this is no ordinary car, or even near an ordinary GT-R for that matter. The Alpha 12 features all of AMS’s most extreme modifications it offers for the GT-R, including an expanded capacity 4.0-litre (from 3.8) turbocharged V6 and a whole host of AMS race components.

The end result is 1700hp, or 1267kW – around three times the power of the factory GT-R.

The standard GT-R is already mind-bending. This creation is one savagely fast machine that just keeps pulling and pulling. It even puts a highly modified 9ff Porsche 911 to shame. Click play below to see the record-breaking runs.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.