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Nissan SILVIA Varietta (S15) '00
Nissan SILVIA Varietta (S15) '00
Appears in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Nissan
Drivetrain FR[3]
Engine SR20DE
Max Power 157 BHP
Performance Points 371 PP
Weight 1,330 kilograms (2,900 lb)
Credits Cr. 27,980

The Nissan SILVIA Varietta (S15) '00 is a Road car produced by Nissan. It appears in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

The player can pick four colors when they buy this car.

  • Brilliant Blue
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • White
  • Active Red

In-game descriptionEdit

"The S15 convertible, equipped with Japan's first metal electric roof."

Tapped as the savior of the brand, the seventh-generation Silvia made its debut in January 1999 amidst the S14's struggle in the marketplace. Returning to basics, the S15 came with a more compact body, one more akin to the popular S13. This was Nissan's way of saying that the new Silvia wasn't intended to be luxurious, but very sports minded.

Under the hood was the same SR20 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 that powered both the S13 and S14, only it was more refined than ever. The naturally-aspirated variants produced 163 HP and 141.7 ft-lb of torque while the turbocharged version pumped out 247 HP and 202.5 ft-lb of torque. The S15 was offered in two main trim levels; the naturally-aspirated Spec S and the turbocharged Spec R that boasted a power-to-weight ratio of 0.20 HP/kg.

Retaining key components of the S13 and S14 chassis, Nissan drastically increased body rigidity, which improved handling. The S15's also received a helical LSD.

To broaden the car's appeal even more, a convertible version of the Spec S, called the Varietta, was introduced in 2000. But this year also marked the beginning of the end for the Silvia because it wasn't able to meet Japan's exhaust emission standards for 2000. Production of the S15 stopped in August 2002, marking the end of the 38-year Silvia dynasty that started in 1965.

AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 27,980 Credits. It is a simplified car.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Nissan SILVIA Varietta (S15) '00 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 24,164 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 27,980 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Late '90s) for around 17,500 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GT3Edit

This car can be bought at the Nissan dealership for 27,980 Credits.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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