1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R R32

Nissan Skyline GT-R is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to all four wheels. The Skyline GT-R forms part of Nissan's R32 model range. Its 2.6 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that develops 276 bhp (280 PS/206 kW) of power at 6800 rpm, and maximum torque of 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 4400 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual transmission. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1430 kg. It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 251 km/h, or 156 mph.

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Key facts

1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4545 mm
How heavy?
1430 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2568 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
280 PS / 276 bhp / 206 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.6 s
How fast?
251 km/h, 156 mph

Nissan R32 models

Nissan Skyline Autech -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 2568 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1480 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW 1340 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2498 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2498 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW 1320 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 2498 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1809 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1120 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1809 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1120 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1809 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1998 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1998 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 1998 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1430 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 1998 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1390 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 4A 1998 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1400 kg
Nissan Skyline GTS-t Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1998 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1260 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 2972 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1719 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4500 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 1450 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2491 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1550 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2491 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3969 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 1580 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3969 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 1630 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2492 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1520 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2954 cm3 271 PS 267 bhp 199 kW
1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2615 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1481 mm 58.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1481 mm 58.3 inches
Length 4545 mm 178.9 inches
Width 1755 mm 69.1 inches
Height 1341 mm 52.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1430 kg 3153 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.4
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan/Datsun
Engine code RB26DETT
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.6 litre
2568 cc
(156.709 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 73.7 mm
3.39 × 2.9 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS)
280 PS (276 bhp) (206 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output
(JIS)
107.5 bhp/litre
1.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS)
137.46 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1727.4 kPa (250.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 428 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 2 turbochargers
Intercooler Air/air
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 251 km/h (156 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 195.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
143.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
193.01 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.95 kg/kW
11.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split 0:100-50:50
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 225/60 VR 16
Tyres rear 225/60 VR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID11627
Production total
Model code
Model family R32
RAC rating 27.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.