This Nissan Skyline R34 could be the most expensive GT-R ever sold! And for good reason, it reached the incredible amount of 1,357,000 dollars, or 1,236,000 euros at the current exchange rate, during the auction organized by Bonhams. But we have to admit that the Japanese sportsman shows an amazing nature…
Driven by Paul Walker in 4e part of the Fast and Furious saga, this 2000 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 is unique. It’s actually been specially adapted at the request of the now-deceased American actor. And the least we can say is that the list of improvements is long…
The list of changes is long…
In addition to its Bayside Blue color, the Japanese car received a new Turbonetics coilover, Nismo short springs, Volk Racing rims, a custom-made cage, upgraded brakes including 6-piston calipers at the front and 4 at the rear as well. front bumper and new exhaust signature Nismo. Thanks to these upgrades, this “Godzilla” RB26 has gone from its original 280 hp to 550 hp! And all these are external and mechanical modifications.
Inside, this GT-R received a new Momo steering wheel in alcantara, a dashboard with a main screen made to measure at the actor’s request and finally bucket seats signed OMP. That of the driver is always” fixed in the last position used by Paul Walker during filming “. Considering the passion surrounding this generation of the Skyline GT-R, the Fast and Furious franchise and the American actor who died in 2013, it is not surprising that this Nissan broke all records.
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About the author: Sebastien Vanhouche
Sébastien has always been passionate about the world of cars, in the broadest sense. Everything pleases him on the field, from the small ancestors of the gasoline engine to the modern electric behemoths! However, he has always had a soft spot for fast, yet discreet cars. There is nothing like a break that overflows with the power to have fun without being noticed!
Image ©: Bonhams.