This Nissan Skyline Is A Sharpie Tribal Tattoo On Wheels

Here's How To Get An $1,100 Fine At The Nürburgring

A single lap around the Nürburgring will cost you approximately $35. A single drift around the entrance in your R33 Skyline GT-R will cost you $1,100. » 3/12/12 3:00pm 3/12/12 3:00pm

This BMW Belongs To A Brilliant Automotive Troll

Some guys do things just to make other people cringe. Engineer Christian Newman decided to do it with an eye-searingly greenish-yellow, carbon-fiber and kevlar-infused E30 BMW with a transplanted Nissan GT-R straight six. His reward? Scorn, and 286 WHP. » 4/19/10 8:30am 4/19/10 8:30am

Seized Nissan Skyline GT-R R33 Up For Auction

Recently, the feds have had a field day seizing Skylines and other performance vehicles brought over via the gray market. Reader Erik snagged these photos of an auction-ready "export only" R33 Skyline GT-R and the paper work in Connecticut. » 12/24/09 2:00pm 12/24/09 2:00pm

Feds Seize Illegal Nissan Skyline GT-Rs In Cali

After warning letters were sent to owners 60 days ago (below), teams of Kevlar-armed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers are seizing grey market Nissan Skyline GT-Rs imported by Kaizo according to GTR USA Blog. Below, why it happened. » 10/01/09 10:30am 10/01/09 10:30am

Backyard Custom Nissan Skyline Explores Boundaries Of Tasteful Restraint

We had to avert our eyes when posting this, as this Nissan Skyline is so incredibly beautiful we worried its majesty would ruin our opinions of all lesser cars to follow. Perfection comes in the form of extreeeeeme stickers, three-abreast hood scoops, a non-functional roof scoop, at least two sets of driving lights, a » 10/15/08 1:40pm 10/15/08 1:40pm

Godzillas, Geishas And Organized Crime: 0-60 Delves Into Motorex

Before there was the 2009 Nissan GT-R there was the Skyline, and if you wanted one in this country you had to go through an importer called Motorex. The problem was, the company didn't do what it was supposed to: import cars, convert them to DOT spec and then deliver them to customers. Sure, some cars got delivered,… » 7/09/08 4:30pm 7/09/08 4:30pm

Taking A Spin In A JDM Nissan Skyline

The new Nissan GT-R may be stirring up a lot of hype, but before the R35, Skyline lovers on this continent had to have their cars independently imported. The problem is, since the gray-market heyday of the '80s, the American import laws have been pretty dang strict. So, we decided to make our way up to Toronto, to… » 5/09/08 12:30pm 5/09/08 12:30pm

2009 Nissan GT-R Spotted Prowling For Wolverines

Despite the fabulous camera phone quality of these photos, the visage of Zingerman's Roadhouse behind this 2009 Nissan GT-R is undeniable proof Godzilla is stalking the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Nissan has a development facility in the area, so it's not entirely surprising to see the beast from the far east… » 4/24/08 4:20pm 4/24/08 4:20pm

JDM Nissan R35 GT-R Can Be Yours For $96,000

Want a new Nissan GT-R, but you don't want to wait around to take delivery of an "officially" imported model? Well you're in luck, because we've found a 2007 JDM model for sale that's ready to be exported from Japan to your local shipping yard. The asking price? 9,585,000 yen; the equivalent of about $96,000. Now if… » 4/01/08 1:45pm 4/01/08 1:45pm

Nissan GT-R R35 is Huge Compared To R34

We knew the new Nissan GT-R (R35) was big, but putting it next to the last generation Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) makes it look like a hulking behemoth. One would think the magic of perspective would slim it down so as to not look so porky, but the distance only seems to inflate the size. This is like one of those… » 2/14/08 3:45pm 2/14/08 3:45pm