Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R, GTR, KPGC10, PGC 10 – Review / Specs / Pictures / Performance Parts

19 Aug 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R, GTR, KPGC10, PGC 10 – Review / Specs / Pictures / Performance Parts

PGC10 Nissan Skyline GTR

The PGC10 was released in February and at first only came in a bodystyle, until two years in March 1971 the coupe followed.

The PGC10 was designed the perspective of being used in and cost double the price of the For its time it was revolutionary quick and and with its many victories the foundation for the Skyline GT-R as we know it today.

Most important for the race-track of the PGC Nissan Skyline GT-R was its the S20. The S20 was a 1,989 cc DOHC inline-6 with 160 hp, taken Prince’s race-car R380, and its power to the rear-wheels via a five-speed When introduced, the engine three Weber 40DCOE which were replaced by a Mechanical Fuel Injection from October 1969 on, power to 230 hp and later to 250 hp.

A strut in front and a semi-trailing arm independent in the rear made the Nissan 2000 GT-R could exploit its power on the road.

Exterior changes, on the other were very subtle in to the standard GC10. The GT-R the twin headlights and the square Overall, there is little at the dynamic potential of this apart from extended which were new for 1970 to wider racing tires. Due to changes, the KPGC10 Skyline the GC10’s “surfline”.

Concerning the front and rear, the can only be distinguished from the versions by its red GT-R badges, replace the blue GT badges of the

On March 7th, 1971, the 2-door version of the GT-R its debut. For this car the wheelbase was from 103.9 in. (2,640 mm) to in. (2,570 mm) and the weight was reduced by 45 (20 kg).

Due to aerodynamic matters, the car got a body and optionally a rear-wing, as as a lower wind screen. over the four-door was further by larger tires, which hosted by expanded wheel-housings on the

Concerning the dynamic side, the version was dominated by strong which originated from its wheelbase and low-grip tires. In to drive quickly, the drivers had to hard into the corners to the tail come out, and drift the car through them. Of this looked very which is why the Skyline became so with the fans.

Now, drifting may look spectacular, but it is also very for the drivers, and, more not very quick.

So Nissan the Nissan Skyline GT-R (KPGC10), which was supposed to all these faults with its track and shorter wheelbase. And this car was even faster the PGC10 and added several victories to the GT-R’s account. But it was not an improved version of the PGC10.

Even today, the Coupe is by famous drivers like Mr. (Unisia Jecs Skyline) to be the balanced Nissan Skyline ever.

Finding information this car outside of Japan is difficult, so special thanks to Mr. Ishida of U-Ishida’s GC-10 for helping us on this one.

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