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
- 6-cyl. inline
- 1,989 cc
- 118 kW (160 PS) / 7,000 rpm
- 177 Nm / 5,600 rpm
- Front: Strut
- Rear: Semi trailing-arm