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Nissan SKYLINE Hard Top 2000 Turbo RS (R30) '83
Nissan SKYLINE Hard Top 2000 Turbo RS (R30) '83
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Nissan
Displacement 1990 cc
Drivetrain FR[3]
Aspiration Turbocharged
Engine Nissan FJ20ET
Max Power 187 BHP
Performance Points 398 PP
Top Speed 237 kilometres per hour (147 mph)
Weight 1,175 kilograms (2,590 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 6.28 kg (13.8 lb) per horsepower

The Nissan SKYLINE Hard Top 2000 Turbo RS (R30) '83 is a Road car produced by Nissan. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

In-game descriptionEdit

This description is taken from the description page in GT5. It is transcluded from here.



Following a full redesign in August 1981, the 6th generation Skyline emerged two months later sporting a DOHC engine that Nissan had been waiting a long time to use. The car was the Skyline RS, and the engine was the FJ20-type 2L DOHC straight 4.

The first FJ20 engine was naturally aspirated, generating 148 BHP maximum output and 18.5 kgfm maximum torque. As Nissan was in the middle of a heated race with Toyota to create high performance engines at the time, they fitted a turbocharger to the RS and re-released it in February 1983 as the Turbo RS.

The Turbo RS, with its powerplant generating 187 BHP maximum output and 23.0 kgfm maximum torque, immediately stepped into the lead in the power war. After minor changes six months later, a new version emerged featuring a grille-less front end. This is when the car acquired its current nickname, "Tekkamen" (Iron Mask). Around this time, the RS-X, an upgraded RS with additional trim, was also added to the lineup.

In February 1984, the pinnacle of the Turbo RS line was introduced: a model dubbed the Turbo C.

The biggest highlight of the Turbo C was the addition of an intercooler for the turbocharger, which boosted cooling performance. The compression ratio was also increased from 8:1 to 8.5:1. As a result, maximum output jumped to 202 BHP and maximum torque to 25.0 kgfm. The car can be recognised by the small air intake that was added to right side of (when facing the front) the front spoiler.

The Turbo C lived up to its reputation as the most powerful Skyline thus far, becoming overwhelmingly popular among car enthusiasts. Although it never bore the "R" designation, this famous car still has passionate fans to this day.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can occasionally be bought at the 1980's Used Car Showroom for around 8,800 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 25,180 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Nissan SKYLINE Hard Top 2000 Turbo RS (R30) '83 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 16,881 Credits. It is a Level 1 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 25,180 Credits. It has a simple interior.

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