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Original Nissan Skyline GT-R Tribute

The PlayStation generation... oh my God, this is already outdated, so we’ll have to start over: the Xbox generation, or whatever they call teenagers these days is full of boys that use the Nissan GT-R as a daily drivers and are huge fans of the car (in virtual reality, of course), but not many know the history of Godzilla.
We;re not here to talk about the entire family tree - instead, we’ll take a look at the car that started it all, the 1969 Skyline GT-R (Gran Turismo Racer), a vehicle that came to the world as a sedan and also became a coupe starting from 1971.

The vehicle uses a 2.0-liter inline six-cylinder unit that delivered 160 hp, which was placed up front and sent its power to the rear wheels. The vehicle became a motorsport hero throughout the years (its production ended in 1972) managing to win around 1,000 races during its short life.

We are here to look at an example of the vehicle that is in mint condition, with the car being restored by JDM Legends. The vehicle is being played with on the track, with all the action being captured in the adjacent clip.

 
 
 
 
 

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