1993 Nissan Skyline GTR V-Spec
Available for: $31,995
Stock Number: 4162
Hands down the most requested car we get here at Classics is the R32 GTR. There's no question as to why everyone is after Godzilla either; its the car that really put Nissan on the map. This particular GTR isn't just your run of the mill skyline either, but one of only a handful of V-Specs. This GTR has been kept largely all stock and is finished in the most popular color of all; Spark Silver Metallic (KL0). The exterior has been kept largely all stock with the addition of some white, 17" Enkei RP-01s which are a simple wheel that never goes out of style. The more simplistic styling of the Enkei's also shows off the factory Brembo brakes a bit better. The paint shows particularly well for its age and the body is in equally good shape. While there are a few minor door dings and little paint imperfections, it looks worlds better than most 27 year old cars kicking around stateside. Those with a keen eye will also notice the addition of the N1 style front bumper vents to allow for additional airflow to the giant factory front mount intercooler.
The interior remains largely original with some choice driver-focused modifications. The Momo steering wheel is in awesome shape for the age and has a great thickness to it that the stock wheel lacked. Atop the gauge cluster sits an HKS mechanical boost gauge since the stock one is in a bit of an inconvenient place to keep an eye on while in motion. Of course, you do still have those trademark central gauges above the digital climate control system. The factory seats have a much sportier design, as well as considerably more bolster support than the standard 32 seats, however, nowhere near the level, the black leather and Alcantara Recaro offers. The driver's seat is in exceptional condition and makes for a great place to spend an afternoon tearing up back roads. The passenger and rear seats are in excellent shape, free of any noticeable blemishes. As you'll notice peering behind that Momo wheel is an upgraded 320km/h gauge cluster. Consequently, that means that the 67K miles that it reads are deemed unverified. It also wouldn't be an R32 skyline without its signature dash bubble that they all have appear at some point or another. Overall this one isn't too bad but is clearly present. These also came with all of your standard power accessories like the windows, locks, power-folding mirrors, and automatic climate control. Everything is working as it should which is nice for those of you planning to actually put some miles on this one.
We all know that what lies under the aluminum hood is what makes this vehicle just so special. The 2.6 liter, twin-turbo, straight 6 has become just as iconic as the vehicle it's fitted in. The RB26DETT fires right up and sounds healthy through the HKS Silent Hi-Power catback exhaust. It sounds great at idle and only gets better the further you put your foot down. Paired with the twin HKS intakes the GTR really sings under load, which unfortunately just can't be replicated by speakers. To help keep all the power in check the suspension has been upgraded with a set of Aragosta coilovers that offer a great ride and help to get the stance down to a more acceptable height. A Cusco strut tower brace also helps to cut down on chassis flex. The power delivery through the 5 speed is exceptionally linear. The turbo's spool quickly and we see no signs of smoke on startup to indicate excessive wear. The car appears to have been exceptionally well cared for over the years, which should come as no surprise. Since arriving here our trained techs have gone over the car and replaced a few routine wear items. A fresh set of rubber on all four corners, a new rear HICAS arm, and naturally a routine oil change. Now that the car is current on maintenance you can sit back and enjoy the ride. Between its suspension work, general power adders, and already exceedingly capable chassis, the GTR lives up to its hype. This is a car that has to be experienced to really appreciate just how great they drive. This one is turn-key and ready to start it's a new adventure stateside, making its mark with every place you go.
*California Residents: In order to register a Grey Market vehicle in the state of California then it will have to be made CARB complaint first. CARB certifications will have to be performed within the state. Depending on the vehicle and any existing modifications will affect the pricing. Typically CARB compliance will range between 5-10K. Additional information can be found on the California Air Resources Board website.