Nissan skyline

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Nissan is a car company based in Japan. It is an international car manufacturer that has launched cars that are all loved because of its design. The company was recognized because of the innovation that it has applied in car making. They’ve got a lot of cars. And one of the most popular unit they have is the Nissan Skyline GT-R. It is a sports car based on the Nissan Skyline Range.
Checking out the history, this car brand had a hiatus of 16 years. GT-Rs were first produced in 1970s, suddenly gone but went back in 1989 with a new name, Skyline R32. This is called “Godzilla” by the Australia-based motoring publication called “Wheels”. And it didn’t got a monster-like monicker for nothing. Because from the day they re-enter the car manufacturing industry, their name soared and speed up into international recognitions.
GT-R dominated almost all the motorsports in Japan. They take home 29 victories from 29 competitions that they joined in. After that, the GTR continued storming by winning the JTC Group A series. The car was the champion for 4 consecutive years. It also made name in the Australian Touring Car Championship after dominating the competition from 1990 to 1992. The Skyline GT-R (R33) was also the first production car to lap the legendary Nürburgring in under eight minutes. And from that on, the Nissan Skyline GT-R has set a norm for sports car manufacturing. It become the basis for many sports car racer and enthusiast.