Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (1969)

Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (1969)

Nissan Skyline C10 was launched in July 1968. The most powerful model was the GT-R version, known as the Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R. It made its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in the autumn, and was launched in February 1969.

The heart of the Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R was the S20, a high-performance DOHC 24-valve engine. The 6-cylinder engine had a displacement of 1,989cc. The engine developed 118 kW (160 hp) and 177 Nm of torque.

Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R was famed for its top speed of 200km/h and its ability to cover 400m from a standing start in 16.1 seconds. This car was perfect for motorsport. It achieved its debut win at the 1969 JAF Grand Prix.

Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R Specification

Overall length / width / height

  • 4,395 mm
  • 1,610 mm
  • 1,385 mm
Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (1969)


  • 2,640mm

Curb weight

  • 1,120kg


  • S20
  • 6-cyl. inline
  • DOHC
  • 1,989 cc
  • 118 kW (160 PS) / 7,000 rpm
  • 177 Nm / 5,600 rpm


  • Front: Strut
  • Rear: Semi trailing-arm