Nissan Skyline is a model with longitudinal engine layout, rear or four-wheel drive sedan and coupe. First version of Nissan Skyline was shown in 1957. Well, the real story began in mid-1980s, specifically 1986-88, with bodywork R31. Those models were powered first by RB20DE engine - 2-liter motor with two overhead camshafts rated at 155 HP as well as RB20DET- added turbine and power was increased to 215 HP. Another version was equipped by 1.8-litre petrol engines. There were also two-door sports coupes Nissan Skyline GTS-R.
The eighties generation of Nissan Skyline was appeared in 1989 and went into series production under the body R32. This modification of Nissan Skyline were produced between 1989 and 1993 were more compact and sporty than others. In May 1989, Nissan Motor Company Ltd. was presented several verions of Nissan Skyline: GXI - 4-door sedan with 1.8-liter gasoline engine, GTE - 4-door sedan with 2-liter petrol SOHC motor, GTS - 4-door sedan and 2-door coupe with 2-liter gasoline DOHC, GTS-t - 4-door sedan and 2-door coupe with 2-liter gasoline DOHC and turbine engine. Turbo version of Nissan GTS-t was rated at 215 HP could accelerate to the first 100km/h in just 6 seconds. At that time, this car's curb weight was 1260 kg.
Two years later, in August 1991, last modification of Nissan Skyline (GTS25) was appeared which was powered by 2.5-litre atmospheric DOHC engine. Four years later, in August 1993, the ninth generation of Nissan Skyline (bodywork - R33) was debuted. However, Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R was continued producing for another year, in parallel with other modifications of Nissan Skyline R33.
In May 1998, the tenth generation of the model (bodywork - R34) was presented to the public. Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 is coupe of GT class, which is considered as tuning version of the model in Japan whose engine 2.6 litres 280 HP turned to two turbines 650 HP which makes speed and control the best in its class.
In summer 2001, Nissan officially introduced completely new generation sedan version of (bodywork - R35). The car is built on new enlarged platform with new body style: stylish appearance, unusual front and rear lights immediately attract attention to the novelty.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2016 Ford Bronco SVT - history, exterior and interior, specs and engine, release date and price
Already 2 decades have passed since those times when there was a choice to buy the station wagon from Ford or the real legend of Bronco, and it seemed that there is no return to the past, and the concept shown in 2004 will remain unembodied dream of romantics. But no, gentlemen of the jury, — Lord Bronco is back ... read more
2016 Honda CR-Z - review, specs, hybrid
The latest generation of Honda CR-Z should appear in production within 2 years. This information is official, it was reported by the publication Motoring, which also declassified that the new coupe 2016 Honda CR-Z will go on sale starting from 2017. 2016 Honda CR-Z: Review The modern generation of Honda Civic already uses a new and advanced platform, which will also be ... read more
2015 LEXUS IS - exterior and interior changes
New 2015 LEXUS IS has undergone external as well as internal changes. The most update was on headlights which is now led fog lights with higher efficiency.
2015 LEXUS IS: Interior
Other most changes held in the salon. There is a Siri Eyes Free and Lexus Enform responsible for partial driving controlled by a mobile phone. The basic tone interior design ... read more
2017 Jaguar F-Pace - exterior, interior, price, specs
New crossover - 2017 Jaguar F-Pace was presented officially at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. British new model became the first SUV in the history of the company Jaguar Cars. The new crossover will be available in 6 versions: Pure, Prestige, Portfolio, R-Sport, S and First Edition. Sales of 2017 Jaguar F-Pace will start next year in the spring ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG - changes, specs, video
New sports car by german manufacturer - 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is almost ready to be officially debuted at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. Leather front compartment has become different, gained new features, yet the novelty makes you remember the style of AMG GT. The same 6-cylindered V-shaped engine will be installed in 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG. Transmission of ... read more