Many automakers have a tendency to supply their house international locations higher merchandise than they do in abroad ones. Take automakers in Japan. There’s all method of varied trims of JDM legends that we by no means obtained within the U.S. just like the Honda NSX-R, Subaru 22b STi RA and the Mitsubishi Evolution Wagon. Some fashions come shut however they’re nonetheless not fairly that particular. Now, welcome a new Skyline NISMO particularly for the Japanese market.
As you already know, we get the Skyline right here within the U.S., however you need to go to an Infiniti vendor to get it. And it’s referred to as the Q50. However this Skyline/Q50 is particular because it’s been tuned by NISMO. The centerpiece of all of it is the engine. The Skyline NISMO will get a model of the three.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that the brand new Nissan Z and Infiniti Q50 Pink Sport will get. Whereas it makes 400 horsepower in these vehicles, it makes 414 hp and 404 lb-ft of torque within the Skyline NISMO. That places it above the common Z however proper beneath the brand new Z NISMO power-wise. The engine will get paired with a seven-speed computerized and rear-wheel drive.
Visually all the standard NISMO components are there. There’s NISMO particular entrance and rear bumpers, facet sill covers, crimson accents, and NISMO fog lamps, 19-inch Enkei with wider tires.
Inside there’s a steering wheel just like the one within the Z NISMO with a crimson mark on the 12 place, a 280 kph (173 mph) speedo, and black Recaro sports activities seats with crimson accents.
Consumers who need one in every of these must act quick. Nissan says they’re solely making 1,000 of them as they’re meant to “commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the S54A-1 mannequin Skyline GT.” Nissan has priced the Skyline NISMO at 7,880,400 Yen, which at present conversion charges works out to only underneath $55,000.