“This is So Hot”: Lewis Hamilton Unleashes $240K Beast on Japanese Streets While F1 World Stands in Awe

Published 11/24/2022, 8:45 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – November 17, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton arrives ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The Nissan Skyline R34 is one of the greatest road cars ever made. The Japanese beast not only has immense power underneath the hood but also is one of the most popular four-wheelers around the globe. What happens when this Japanese beast meets with British maestro Lewis Hamilton? Fans can’t just sit and watch, but react!

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton recently posted a video of him with the Skyline R34 on his Instagram. Ever since the video surfaced on the internet, cars, as well as F1 enthusiasts, went berserk over it. The nearly one-minute video shows the Briton driving and drifting the Japanese beast.

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There is the likely possibility that Hamilton shot the video this year when the 37-year-old was in Japan for the 2022 Japanese Grand Prix. The former McLaren driver uploaded the video on his Instagram with the, “I only like to drive on track, but I make exceptions.” he captioned it. He further shared in the story that he was emptying his camera roll from the past year.

Fans react as Lewis Hamilton revealed his Japanese beast

As soon as Lewis Hamilton posted the video on the internet, the fans couldn’t wait to share their reactions online. This model of Nissan has become popular around the globe in 2000. Being a car enthusiast himself, this might be one of the fascinating cars the winner of seven world titles has in his garage.

Given below are some of the reactions taken from Twitter:

 

As Hamilton took control of his white Nissan, smoke started coming out of the gear shifter during the run of play.

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Lewis Hamilton finished the 2022 F1 season in P6 with 240 points. The year hasn’t gone the way he would have wanted. However, he and his team Mercedes AMG F1 are confident they can bounce back and be a massive contender for the 2023 Driver’s and also the Constructors’ Championship.

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Sabyasachi Biswas

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Sabyasachi Biswas is an F1 and NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Master's in Mass Communication and Journalism from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Sabyasachi is an ardent Red Bull and Max Verstappen fan and has been following the sport for over a decade now.

Edited By: Akash Pandhare

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