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 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
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
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).
Unveiled in 2007, the GT-R is a 2-door 2+2 high performance vehicle produced by Nissan, it is the successor to the Nissan Skyline GT-R, although no longer part of the Skyline range itself, the name having been given over to the R35 Series and having… Read More
The E-BCNR33 was developed in 1995 as a successor to the R32 model. The engine in the R33 was nearly identical to the R32. It used the same turbochargers and the same specification for the manual gearbox.
The R34 GT-R appeared in 1999, with a revised chassis and other updates. The biggest feature and most significant feature to the R34 GT-R that wasn’t seen on any other model skyline was the display unit at the top of the dashboard.
The GF-BNR34 (R34) Skyline GT-R and GT-R V·spec models were released in January 1999. The R34 GT-R was also shorter (from front to rear), and the front overhang reduced. The valve covers were painted glossy red (colour code Cherry Red Effect Z24 or X1020), as… Read More
After cancelling the Skyline GT-R in 1973, Nissan revived the GT-R again in 1989. At the time Nissan was competing in Group A Racing with the Skyline GTS-R.