Bonhams auctioned off the R34 generation Nissan Skyline GT-R driven by Paul Walker in the movie Fast & Furious 4. It eventually sold for $1.357 million.
There Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 powered by Brian O’Conner (translated by Paul Walker) inside Fast and Furious 4 was auctioned last week and Bonhams during the event held in Brussels (Belgium). The final sale price was 1.357 million dollars (1.23 million euros).
While prices for regular GT-Rs have risen dramatically in recent years, this model has broken just about every record. We are talking about figures almost 10 times higher than those of The generation of the R34 GT-R Skyline available on the used market.
It is the only GT-R that has been used in the production of the film
The Japanese automaker produced this car between 1999 and 2022 and the model used for the fourth chapter of The Fast & Furious saga is from 2000. Originally, it was ordered in the United States in 2008 to do a show with Kaizo Industries.
The latter circumvented import restrictions by classifying the vehicle as a utility vehicle. This “gap” involved the removal of the original engine, so the 2.6-liter turbocharged under the hood of the Skyline GT-R R34 is not original. Different Skyline R34 were used for filming, but this was only in the GT-R version. Others were modified GTs and GT-Ts to match the more popular variants.
According to Bonhams, the car was customized by Daryl Allison of Kaizo Industries to meet Paul Walker’s specific personal requests. Key changes include custom fenders, 19” Volk Racing RE30 wheels, Turbonetics fluid, Nismo NE-1 exhaust system and a Windows laptop integrated into the Xenarc MFD display. The latter was used to implement the various readings seen in Fast & Furious 4. Finally, the Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 is finished in color. Bayside Blue.