In the world of tuning and high performance cars, the Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) is a name that commands respect and admiration. The Japanese sports car is known from the popular movie series “Fast & Furious” with Paul Walker and from the many video games “Gran Turismo”, the Japanese sports car has acquired a classic status. AutoTellus, a popular YouTube channel, recently released a video about a custom Skyline GT-R that got fans excited. The featured example is the 1998 Skyline GT-R R34 powered by Knightsbridgeqatar was found. True to its iconic reputation, the left-hand drive offers a combination of raw performance and eye-catching looks. With its Wangan Blue (Bayside Blue) color and weight of 1,560 kg, the Skyline exudes a powerful yet understated presence.
Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34)
Under the hood, the Skyline hides a 2.6-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder RB26, which in this case gives an impressive output of 600 hp – 480 hp at the wheel. Many improvements and modifications were made to achieve the performance achieved, including Garrett Twin Turbos, ethanol injection and proper chip modification. Other modifications include different camshafts (Stage 1), GTR Tomei fuel pump, HKS drive shafts, 24 new valves, improved 24 stem seals and a Race metal head gasket.
Performance is aided by an advanced cooling system that includes an electric intercooler and an intercooler pipe package. 1050 cm³ Racing injectors, HKS fuel distributor and N1 fuel pump ensure optimal fuel supply and preparation. The RB26 engine was also fitted with a CP piston kit, Bridgeway Race connecting rods, ACL bearings and an ARP bolt kit.
Left hand drive with 6-speed manual gearbox
The heart of the R34 Skyline GT-R is mated to an ARP double-plate 6-speed gearbox with ARP highway bolts. The result is an impressive acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3 seconds and a top speed of over 300 knots. Driving dynamics are enhanced by HKS sports suspension and black Nismo T8 wheels with Michelin Pilot tires Sport. Unfortunately, braking is handled by an advanced Alcon brake system with gold brake calipers and sealed discs.
With impressive performance and simply stunning looks, this modified GT-R is a gem in the world of performance cars. The technical specification is a clear demonstration of the GT-R’s capabilities. Furthermore, successful optics show that no detail has been overlooked, from custom-designed functional parts to small optical adjustments. As a left-hand drive, it is also a rarity in the space. If we get more information, there is of course an update to this report. You will be notified about this only if you subscribe to our feed. Enjoy viewing the photos and stay true to us!
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Photo credit: AutoTellus