Nissan Skyline GTR BNR34 by Hlm Autos JapanNot many sports cars worldwide are termed a living legend, but the Nissan Skyline GTR R34 is a living legend. This vehicle has also grown popular because it was the favorite car of the late Paul Walker. Introduced by Nissan in 1999, the R34 is one of the most influential and stylish cars ever manufactured by Nissan. The Nissan R34 was equipped with a spectacular package where the Nur spec GT-R increases the car’s value. The last of the 11 years-long Skyline series GT-R cars, the R34 is considered one of the most excellent race-bred cars on the market.

Nissan Skyline GTR R34 in detail

The exterior and the body of the Nissan Skyline GTR R34 are not the most aerodynamic in the competing market, but in the Japanese automobile industry, this magnificent vehicle is considered one of the best cars ever produced. The front of the car gives out an aggressive look that the extra body kits do not improve the vehicle’s face; the shape is made so perfect that it beats every possible competitor in the market. The spoiler of the R34 is one of its most impressive features, where it is not so big, nor is it small, but has the perfect round edges shape that contributes to the stylish look of the vehicle.

The engine of the Nissan skyline GT-R R34 is its leading beauty, where it is fitted with an RB26 engine, which has the power capacity to produce 276 horsepower and 260lb-ft of torque. It has the same situation as the R33 by the Gentlemen’s agreement done in Japan, which states that the car cannot exceed the limit of 276 horsepower, where the original power capacity of this vehicle is around 322 horsepower. The engine specifications of the R34 include a six-cylinder configuration that is integrated with twin overhead camshafts, twin turbochargers, and four valves per cylinder. There are six individual throttle valves in the throttle chamber of the vehicle, which separate every engine cylinder of the car from each other. This car features a Getrag gearbox where the latest six-speed close-ratio feeds the power.

The Nissan GT-R R34 is fitted with an intelligent all-wheel-drive system and the LSD system (limited-slip rear differential) that helps the car around the corner while accelerating. On the vehicle’s dashboard, a Multi-function-display (MFD) has been fitted that tells the car’s overall details like the car’s oil temperature, boost pressure, water temperature/radiator temperature, and other essential information. The level of technology used in this vehicle in 1999 was said to be ahead of its time.

The R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R, the perfect beast

Nissan discontinued the Skyline GT-R series after the R34, and this vehicle is a significant departure for the badged cars of the Skyline series. This car reflects how the automobile industry of Japan is more than capable of producing cars that can change the whole sports car market of the world. The R34 is a dream car for any car enthusiast, as this vehicle’s features and performance are matched by no other vehicle in the competing market.

After the R33, Nissan faced criticism that the vehicle was overweight; hence the R34 was made by cutting weight in many parts of the car. The car featured lightweight alloy rims, which were almost 7.7 kg lighter. Lightweight carbon fiber is used in the rear diffuser. Even the audio system is made from lightweight materials. In the bonnet and front wings of the car, aluminum has been used to improve the efficiency of the vehicle.  “ATTESA-E-TS PRO,” the electronically controlled all-wheel-drive system designed by Nissan for road track and road use. This all-wheel-drive system is optimal for high-speed usage on the road. The torque between the rear and front axles of the car is controlled by the four-wheel-drive system that produces optimized torque that stabilizes the vehicle and provides more traction.

Fast and Furious Franchise:

The Fat and Furious movies franchise included the Nissan Skyline GTR R34 as one of its most integral parts. The reason for having the R34 in the franchise is that it was the favorite car of the late Paul Walker. Paul Walker even drove the famous Nissan R34 in the fourth film of the Fast and Furious franchise. The R34 car that Paul Walker owned was up for sale, and the value of that same car was set at almost 1.3 million Euros. This is one of the main reasons that the Nissan GT-R R34 has received so much praise and appreciation from the fans, and this car became a part of the Fast and Furious racing heritage.

Reconsider the R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R

In the history of sports cars, the Nissan R34 has made a name for itself as one of the greatest cars that have ever been produced. Starting from the shape to the performance of the vehicle, everything is just remarkable. So whenever you are interested in buying a sports car from the 1990’s, the R34 just might by the perfect car for you.