Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Aurelia R32

Years of obsessive Gran Turismo thumb-hammering taught me that the coolest R32 Nissan Skylines were gunmetal grey. Then the early-noughties JDM scene span that on its head by producing an endless stream of icy white examples. So what do you make of this one, then? A brownish gold - that shouldn't work, should it?
Well, as it happens, I love brown cars. And given that this Skyline is really more brown than gold, it's kind of like the ultimate, most majestic form of brown there is with its alluring metallic shimmer. If that makes sense.

What we have here, then, is a GTS-T with a GT-R bodykit. The GTS-T is no slouch, with its single-turbo, 2.0-litre twin-cam offering 212bhp in bone-stock form. With an HKS induction kit and Japspeed exhaust, this one has a few extra horses, but plans are afoot for a larger turbo, and then... well, you know how these things go.
You can read all about it at SlamMedia.

1 comment:

Raymond Sanderson said...

"Browny gold" is what we used to call "bronze"!