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WATCH: Here's how a 'street' Nissan Skyline GT R hit 342km/h on the Autobahn

2018-12-09 12:00

Robin Classen

Blitz skyline

Image: YouTube

The Nissan Skyline GT R is an iconic car revered by petrolheads the world over but this particular example is a cut above the rest.

It clocked 342km/h on Germany's Autobahn, knocking a Porsche 'Yellowbird' off it's perch in the process, as the video from TheHoonigans explains

Japanese assault

The car features a host of aerodynamic and performance modifications in order to attain the high speeds at which it would be subjected.

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Much like the 2JZ of the Toyota Supra, the GT R's RB26 engine is a tuner's dream. This particular one was stroked to 2 700cc and converted to a single turbo setup with a host of other 'go faster' goodies.

Check out the video:

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