2009 Nissan GT-R: Should We Reprogram?
February 05, 2009
By now everyone and their mother knows Nissan is going to have its dealers contact all existing GT-R owners and ask them to voluntarily bring their GT-Rs to the store for a software change that affects the car's launching with its VDC system on and with it off. We broke that story on Edmunds a week ago (Nissan Reprograms the GT-R) and have been waiting for the phone call from Santa Monica Nissan ever since.
Remember, we bought our 2009 Nissan GT-R from a dealer, just like 1,700 or so other Americans did last year. But, the question is: Should we do it? We like our car just the way it is. Should we voluntarily have our long-term GT-R altered to better protect its pricey transaxle and ourselves from the possible repair costs?
I don't think we should. What do you think?
Scott Oldham, Edmunds Editor in Chief