1996 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-spec

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A Nissan GT-R is always special, but a V-spec model is that little bit extra special. The mid 1990’s saw the R33 Skyline get the GT-R V-spec treatment, adding some go faster goodies to the GT-R mixture.

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When compared to the R32 and R34, the R33 suffered a bit as the middle child, with the majority of fans looking more favorably upon it’s older and younger siblings.

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Surprisingly the V-spec was 10 kilograms heavier than the regular GT-R, this was due to the new components, but they more than made up for the extra heft.

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These included a four-wheel independent channel anti-lock braking system, Active Limited Slip differential and a newer ATTESA E-TS Pro all wheel drive system.

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Car Specifications

Engine: 2.6L I6 Twin Turbo

Weight: 1,540 kg / 3,395 lbs

Power: 206 kW / 276 hp / 280 PS

0-100 kph: 5.6 seconds

Torque: 368 Nm / 271 lb-ft

Top Speed: 253 kph / 157 mph

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