The history of the appearance of Nissan Skyline on the roads


Nissan Skyline
Nissan Skyline

For the first time the Nissan Skyline model came out in 1957. The beginning of its present history falls on the 80’s and is associated with the release of the body of the R31. These machines were equipped with engines RB20DE (2 liters capacity of 155 horses), RB20DET (with an added turbine and 215 hp). In the same years, versions with a 1.8 liter engine were produced, as well as a sports car with two GTS-R doors.

1989, May

In the 8th generation Nissan Skyline came out the R32 version, which turned out to be more compact and sporty. Of the numerous 4-door sedans of this version, the fastest and lightest was the GTS-t, which had 215 liters under the hood. With., Accelerated to 100 km per hour for 6 seconds. And weighed 1260 kg. Add to that rigging dampers with adjustable electronics rigidity, low profile rubber 205/55 R16 – and in front of you a sports model. With a rear-wheel drive and excellent control and dynamics. The GTS-t version uses a rear suspension with many levers and a new front with two levers – an excellent chassis for cars.

Nissan Skyline GTR
Nissan Skyline GTR

1989, August.

The debut of the two most interesting modifications of the Nissan Skyline: GTS-4 and the version of GT-R, the basic racing models. At its core, both cars are rear-wheel drive. This is possible thanks to the multi-disc clutch in the distribution box. On both turbo versions, there is a differentiation of increased friction. GT-R is more powerful: 2,6 liter petrol six develops 280 hp. In reality it is more – 310-315 hp Not very prominent in the flow of its design, these stylish models in Japan had no competitors.

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Two years later, in 1991, the debut of GTS25 took place, the “highlight” of which was a 2.5 liter atmospheric engine. The body of the R33 from the Nissan Skyline series started in 1993, and in 1995 – the GTS25t, a 2.5 liter turbo engine, which on the roads was not equal.


The tenth generation of the Skyline was represented by the R34: the most “tuned” Japanese coupe with a 2.6-liter engine, two turbines and factory 280 hp, easily convertible to 650 hp. One of the best machines in the series for speed and control.

Nissan Skyline sedan
Nissan Skyline sedan


Nissan’s presentation of a completely new generation of the Nissan Skyline sedan, version R35. A car with a stylish appearance, unusual front and rear lights is created on a new enlarged basis. Rear-wheel drive basic modifications, standard, luxury, sports. With 3-liter and 2.5-liter engines in 256 and 212 hp respectively are presented in the new generation.

The new Skyline 300 GT coupe with rear-wheel drive, aluminum lever suspension and classic bodywork is made by Nissan in a new design. Quiet closing of doors and sliding of door glasses, magnificent design favorably distinguish this version from the previous ones. 24-valve engine with 6 cylinders in 256 hp – an excellent aggregate of the best in the world. On the road 300 GT develops a speed of more than 220 km/h. At the same time it is easy to manage. The soft gearshift, maneuverability is typical for this version.

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