A Nissan GT-R driven by a PS4 controller is the remote control car of your dreams

Mightier with the controller than you are with the steering wheel?

Well, you might fancy Nissan’s modified GT-R/C, which can be driven with a PlayStation 4 controller, and was created for the release of Gran Turismo Sport.

The car was given a spin around Silverstone’s National Circuit, with driver Jann Mardenborough steering the GT-R from a helicopter above the circuit.

It’s understandably a complex beast: The car has four robots which operate the steering, transmission, brakes and throttle; while six computers at the back of the car look after the controls.

The Dualshock PS4 controller used for the GT-R/C is unmodified, but has a range of one kilometre.

On its fastest lap of 1:17:47, the GT-R/C averaged 76 mph (122 kph) and reached a top speed of 131 mph (211 kph). Not bad.

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