The first GT-R Skyline appeared in 1969, called the PGC-10 (KPGC-10 for later coupé version) internally and Hakosuka (ハコスカ) by fans. It used the 2.0 L (1998 cc) S20 I6. This new DOHC engine (which was designed by the former Prince engineers) produced 160 hp… Read More
The Vector W8 is an American sports car produced from 1989 to 1993, manufactured by Vector Aeromotive Corporation, and was designed by Gerald Wiegert while receiving refinements by Vector’s head of engineering David Kostka.
The fourth generation WRX body design took a stronger departure from the Impreza donor model than in the past. The general WRX profile/silhouette was carried over from the Impreza, as were the front doors, trunk lid, and interior.
The KPGC10’s successor, the KPGC110, was released in 1973 after its introduction at the 1972 Tokyo Motor Show. Powered by a 1989 cc I6 S20 engine, the second generation GT-R delivered power to the rear wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Subaru debuted the WRX performance variant of the third generation series in April 2007. Power output consists of 169 kW (227 hp) and 320 N⋅m (236 lb⋅ft) from its 2.5-liter engine. In response to criticism that the third generation WRX suspension is too soft, and… Read More
Subaru introduced the “New Age” Impreza in 2000. Larger in size compared to the previous iteration, the sedan increased its width by 40 millimetres (1.6 in), while the hatchback increased by just 5 millimetres (0.2 in). Turbocharged versions of the 2.0 and 2.5-liter engines were… Read More
The all wheel drive R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R’s new 2,569 cc (2.6 L) RB26DETT developed 206 kW (280 PS; 276 bhp) at 6,800 rpm and 260 lb⋅ft (353 N⋅m) of torque at 4,400 rpm, it had a curb weight of 1,430 kg (3,150 lb). Nissan… Read More
For the second generation, the high-performance R/T package was added and came standard with the previous generation’s 440 “Magnum”, with the 426 Hemi optional. The 1969 model year brought exterior changes included a new grille with a center divider and new longitudinal taillights. The bumble… Read More
The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona was intended to be a high-performance, limited-edition version of the Dodge Charger produced in the summer of 1969 for the sole purpose of winning high-profile NASCAR races.
A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3, the “Viggen” (English: Thunderbolt), was marketed from 1999 to 2002, named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft.
The R33 GT-R launched in January 1995 with the base model GT-R and the V·Spec model. The V·Spec model weighed in 10 kg (22 lb) heavier, and had sportier suspension resulting in lower ground clearance.
In Japan, the GT/B-Spec was introduced in 1994 with lowered and stiffened suspension and a higher performance rear differential. The next generation of the GT-B was introduced June 1996, with the front and rear struts supplied by Bilstein (The “B” designation stood for Bilstein).