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860BHP NISSAN SKYLINE R32 GT-R DRIVEN

Posted by Matt Bell on 9th October 2020

Watch as Matt gets behind the wheel of Rocky Bhattel’s 860bhp Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R. Better yet, you can win this car!

Driving fast cars is something we get used to. That sounds like an arrogant statement right from the off, but the luxury of our jobs means we get to test the latest and greatest manufacturers can offer. From the Civic Type R FK8 and Fiesta ST, right up to the McLaren 720s and Porsches etc. You get the picture. It’s very rare, though, that we get to drive other people’s builds. To put it plain and simple, who’s going to trust us getting behind the wheel of their pride and joy to hoon about?

So when we got the call from one of our close friends Rocky Bhattel, who also runs one the UKs hottest car clubs in GTR Cartel, to drive a car from his collection, well it was a no brainer. A quick trip down south to meet up and suddenly we were piloting his 860bhp Nissan Skyline GT-R. Here’s how we got on…

The best bit, though, is that you win this very car. Head over to Superstar Comps and get yourself a ticket in the draw to win that very 860bhp Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R. The winner is picked via Facebook live using Google’s random number generator. Tickets cost £20. T&Cs apply.

Tech Spec: 862bhp Nissan Skyline GT-R

Engine:

JUN Pistons
HKS Conrods
New Total Seal Piston Rings
Block Restrictor
Fresh Hone on Bores
New JUN Oil Pump
ARP Conrod Bolts
ACL Racing Bearings
ACL Mains/Big end bearings
ACL Crank Bearings
Crank Balanced
JUN Single Inlet Manifold
Q45 Throttle Body
Alloy Radiator
ARC Intercooler
Nismo Engine Mounts

Head spec:

Cosworth MLS Headgasket
Fully Ported & Polished at Midnight Racing
HKS 264 Camshafts
Tomie Cam Cap Stud & Nut Kit
Manley Valve Springs TI Retainers
Re Shimmed
Jun Mains and Jun Headbolt kit
Adjustable Cam Wheels
New cambelt kit with tensioner and idler
New water pump all genuine Nissan parts
APW Extended Sump
APW Trigger Kit
Starter fully reconditioned
All racing line dash fittings and aeroquip hoses for fuel and oil
Custom Breather system
Custom ABS delete kit all braided lines
Custom power steering lines and tank
All tanks and covers powder coated in black

Fuelling:

450lph intank fuel pump
Bosch 1000 cc Injectors
Brand new Racing Lines Oil cooler and Custom relocation for filter
Racing lines for Fuel Rail
Racing lines FPR

Turbo kit:

APW Full Race Manifold
APW Downpipe
Twin Side Exit Exhausts
APW Custom Pipework
Twin Turbosmart 38mm Wastegates
Twin Screamer Pipes
ITG Air Intake
Borg Warner S366 T4 Turbo

Transmission:

R33 Late Spec Gearbox
Single Piece Propshaft
Nismo 1.5 way Rear Diff
Nismo Gearbox Mount
Braided clutch line
Os Giken Triple plate clutch with new plates and release bearing all balanced with crank

ECU/Electronics:

AEM Map Sensor
AEM Fuel/Oil sensor mapped into ecu and failsafes set
Racetechnology dash2 fully Setup
Innovate AFR wideband kit with gauge
Torque Split Controller

Interior:

Full roll Cage Cusco
R33 GTR Front Seats
Tablet fitted (full gauge display)
Nismo Gearknob
OMP Steering Wheel
HI/Low Boost Switch Fitted
Pump/Race Fuel switch fitted
Nismo 320kmh Clocks

Exterior:

Bodywork in stealth grey
Carbon side spats
Carbon bonnet with aero catches
Carbon Headlight Duct (OEM Light included)
Carbon Front Grill
Genuine trust gracer rear spats
Genuine N1 rear lip spoiler
N1 headlights
OEM front splitter with Carbon extented front lip
Carbon Duck tail boot spoiler lip
Genuine ganador wing mirrors
Carbon R34 GTR Side Extensions

Wheels/Tyres:

18X10.5 Volk Racing TE37 SL Alloys
265/35/18 Yokahama AD08R Tyres all round

Suspensions/Brakes:

K Sport 8pot 356MM front brakes with carbon friction xp10 pads
K Sport 356MM 6 pots rear brakes with ds2500 pads
Every bush is Polybushed
New ball joints/track rod ends
New Driftworks Lockout Bar Rear
Driftworks Camber Arms
Cusco Rear Castor Arms
Fromt Cusco castor arms
Custom camber Arms
Full Adjustable Crux Coilovers
Auto-Select Front Strut Brace