Nismo Nissan Skyline R34 GTR Z Tune (2005)

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Nismo Nissan Skyline R34 GTR Z

The Nissan Skyline GT-R is an Japanese sports coupe in the Skyline range. Dubbed by Wheels magazine in Australia released there in 1989, it was by many motoring magazines, the well-respected Wheels, as providing and handling equal or superior to of European icons like the 911 and the Ferrari Testarossa, at a considerably price. The Skyline’s home-market have included the Honda Toyota Supra, Mitsubishi Evolution, Subaru Impreza WRX and Mazda RX-7.

History of the

The Skyline name originated the Prince automobile company developed and sold the Skyline of sedans before merging Nissan-Datsun. The earliest predecessor of the the S54 2000 GT-B, came in its first race in 1964 to the Porsche 904 GTS race car.

The development of the GT-R, the 4-door 2000 GT-R. later to be by the 2-door KPGC10 version, 33 victories in the one and a half years it and by the time it attempted its 50th win, its run was ended by a Mazda RX-3. The car took 54 victories by the it was discontinued in 1972.

The last of the GT-Rs, the KPGC110 2000GT-R, an unchanged S20 160 hp (120 kW) inline-6 from the earlier 2000 and only sold 197 units due to the energy crisis. This was the only GT-R to never in a race despite only one built which now resides in former factory turned unit for historical cars in

The Skyline model continued the 1990s when it became largely because it remained wheel drive, while other manufacturers’ models front wheel drive had certain complexities inherent in high performance in power or when compared to a rear-wheel car).

2005 Nismo Skyline R34 GTR Z Tune

After a 16 hiatus, from the KPGC110 GT-R of 1973, the GT-R of the Skyline was reintroduced with the generation Skyline R32 in 1989. The became the flagship of Nissan showcasing many advanced including the ATTESA-ETS system (a on-demand four-wheel drive) and (four-wheel steering). The 1989- remained (relatively) cheap, a list-price of ¥ 4.5 million US$ 31,000).

GT-R Skylines of the progressed from the R32 (1989), to the R34 (1998). Production of the GT-R in August 2002. Although continued the Skyline name the release of the Infiniti G35 (sold as the Vitesse/Skyline in Japan), a new GT-R has not yet released.

Throughout its lifetime, special editions, containing performance-enhancing modifications, were by Nissan and its performance division

R32 Nismo, N1, and V-Spec

Total of the R32 GT-R was 43,394 units, production starting on May 22, 1989 and in October 1994, which overlapped the release of the R33 Skyline by a year. Four special were produced.

The Nismo was introduced in February 22, 1990, and had a production of 560 units. It was used to a number of changes to the original for Group A racing. These additional ducts in the front to improve airflow to the intercooler, a lip spoiler to direct more air the engine bay, and an additional lip spoiler to reduce drag and more downforce.

The N1 GT-R was on July 19, 1991, and had a total of only 228 units. N1 cars produced to compete in Group N and included the Nismo aero but also, to improve the cars during endurance events, an engine block, higher oil and water pumps, and more ball-bearing turbo-chargers. The GT-R’s 16 were replaced by 17×8 with 225/50/17 tires.

N1 were made lighter kg) by removing the ABS, rear air-conditioner and radio, and installing headlights. All N1 cars were in color code 326 (Crystal The list price of the N1 was ¥ 5

To celebrate the success of the GT-R in N1 and Group A racing, Nissan the V-Spec (Victory Specification) car on 3, 1993. The V-Spec added brakes and a retuned ATTESA-ETS to the Nismo package, as well as 17 BBS with 235/45/17 tires. The had a list price of ¥ million.

N1 cars were then on the V-Spec.

Finally on February 14, the V-Spec II was released, the only to the V-Spec being wider tires. Total production of the I and II was 1,453 and 1,303 units

Nismo R34 Z-Tune

On 14 January Nismo resurrected the R34 GT-R for one tour of duty before the of the anticipated next generation Labeled as the R34 Z-tune, the Nismo made the car the most powerful GT-R ever created.

rebuilt R34s with technology borrowed from the Racing GT-Rs and endurance GT-Rs, the Z-tune has a 2.8 L twin instead of the stock 2.6 L engine, pistons, connecting rods and and an upgraded ECU, giving the 500 hp (370 kW) and 540 N·m (400 of torque. The car became affectionately as the Mother of all GT-Rs and is carries a tag of about US$ 170,000. Nismo has that this car will be a edition, and only 20 will be made and sold.

The GT-R of the included a 2.6 L straight six-cylinder motor producing 206 kW (276 The turbo-chargers were of a hybrid design allowing them to up faster due to the light nature of the exhaust wheel.

Power was delivered to all four using an electronically-controlled all wheel system referred to by Nissan as the system. The ATTESA-ETS system two G-Sensors mounted underneath the console, which feed and longtitudinal inputs to the ECU. The ECU then control the feed of by allowing a limited amount to be to the front wheels via an electronic split converter.

V-Spec were equipped with other things), a faster ATTESA-ETS Pro four-wheel drive with adjusted ECU settings, oversteer considerably.

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The car also had all wheel steering system to as HICAS. The HICAS system when the vehicle exceeded 80 and controlled the steering of the rear in the same direction as the front to turn in on entry to corners.

the published figures from were as quoted above, tests showed the car had a factory output of closer to 220 kW at the flywheel. The published figure was Nissan’s to the need to abide by a gentleman’s between the Japanese auto not to release a car to the public exceeding 206 kW of output.

The Skyline GT-R is a target for modification due to the strength of the engine. This engine, to all GT-Rs, is widely considered as one of the durable engines when modified. Many aftermarket have produced bolt on kits for the GT-R to boost output beyond the factory

The ceramic turbochargers that are from the factory, are set to make of boost pressure (0.5bar). ceramic, they are not as durable as a turbine would be. Most limit their boost to of boost, as they are prone to at high heat conditions past 14 psi. A common for the turbocharger is the N1 turbo. It is equpped on the version of the Skyline GT-R intended for motorsports.

It is capable of higher power than the turbochargers.

Without making to the mechanical parts of the engine, it is believed that the engine can around 500 hp. After this of power, it is most important to the oil system of the engine. The factory is not capable of properly lubricating the at higher power levels. that, most owners the pistons, and connecting rods.

As as the bolts that secure the head, and connecting rods.

tuning garages in Japan, UK, and have managed to upgrade the to power levels past Veilside, in Japan, has modified an R34 GTR to 1600hp. They have modified an R32 Skyline GTR to accelerate to in 20 secs

Motorsport History

The GT-R’s success in motor was formidable, particularly in the annual km race at the Mount Panorama in Bathurst, Australia, where the in 1991 and 1992 was a GT-R receiving additional 100 kg in weight and a turbo pop off valve in 1992 due to its performance), and in the Japanese GT series it has remained dominant up to the present

No other race victories by the could escape without at the 1990 Macau Grand Guia touring car race, the backed R32 driven by Masahiro led the race from the start to the line which caused a of protests by the European entrants. The year, the car was forced to carry a penalty of 140 kg and finished in fourth

The GT-R’s success at Mount in 1991 and 1992, both by Jim led to a change in formula regulations, came to exclude turbocharged and cars in subsequent years. It led indirectly to a move to the Super Car category in the JTCC and the creation of the grand touring car series in where GT-Rs can only in rear-wheel drive form.

In the UK Middlehurst took the Nissan GT-R (R32) to two consecutive wins in the National Saloon Car Other championship titles the 1993 Spanish Touring Car

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