Nissan Skyline R32 GTR
Every few years in the world automotive industry appears a car, that becomes an idol. Manufacturers do not sleep long nights in order to create something that would surpass this masterpiece, and at this time, these "masterpieces" drive on the roads and collect admiring glances. One of these idols is undoubtedly a Nissan Skyline R32 GTR. This car was a hit in Japan and around the world. It was released in 1989, but still have a great success, respect and even fear from the owners and opponents.
In 1990, the Nissan Skyline R32 GTR debuted in the Japanese Touring Car Series JTCC in class "group A", which got a runaway success, winning every race, in which participated.
The main advantages of Nissan Skyline R32 GTR included the chassis of the car. The model was equipped with all-wheel drive 4WD ATTESA ETS. This system does not function as in other cars, power is not distributed uniformly but instead she added torque to the front axle as needed. Thus, at the exit of turn when the rear part of the car tried to skid, the system transmits power to the front wheels and pulling the car.
Nissan Skyline R32 GTR engine has added another reason for delight. The car has a six-cylinder engine RB26DETT (2.6 liters). It was equipped with two turbines, which increased its power to 500 hp. In February 1993, released a new modification of the model Nissan Skyline R32 GTR V-spec. The car has received the active rear differential, improved brakes and 17-inch wheels BBS. The real success was the return in 1989 of GT-R (BNR32) version, designed in accordance with the requirements of the FIA Group A racing cars. It was equipped with an electronic AWD system 4WD ATTESA ETS (Advanced Total Traction Engineering System for All Electronic Torque Split). Initially, because of the homologation requirements in the GT-R were installed 16-inch wheels, which limited the size and efficiency of the brake discs. After changes to the racing regulations, have committed to use 17-inch wheels, in February 1993, was released version of the GT-R V-spec with 17" BBS wheels and enlarged brakes Brembo. The car also got active rear differential. One year later released V-Spec II, which has a more wide tires.
GT-R - 2.6 liters RB26DETT twin-turbo I6, 280 hp (206 kW, 368 Nm)
The eighth generation Nissan Skyline, with R32 index, appeared in May 1989. A total of 296,087 vehicles was sold. Compared with the previous generation, it reduced the number of possible types of body - there were only 4-door sedan and 2-door coupe. Cars was equipped with the upgraded six-cylinder engines Series RB, and 4-cylinder Series CA for base GXi version. Most models are equipped with a system HICAS. Version with an engine volume of 2.5 liters was one of the first Japanese car with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
ABS system was available as an option (except for the version of the GT-R), viscous coupling of LSD in the rear differential was standard for all models with the turbocharged and as an option for all other versions except GXi. The platform also produces models Skyline A31 Cefiro and C33 Laurel.
GXi Type-X - 1.8 liters CA18i I4, 91 hp (67 kW)
GTE Type-X - 2.0 liters RB20E I6, 125 hp (93 kW, 172 Nm)
GTS Type-X, S, J - 2.0 l RB20DE I6 155 hp (115 kW, 184 Nm)
GTS-25 Type-X, S, XG - 2.5 l RB25DE I6, 180 hp (132 kW, 231 Nm)
GTS-t Type-M - 2.0 liters RB20DET turbo I6, 212 hp (158 kW, 263 Nm)
GTS-4 - 2.0 l RB20DET turbo I6, 212 hp (158 kW, 263 Nm)
GTS-4 (Autech) - 2.6 l RB26DE I6, 225 hp (169 kW)