The Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo Z-Tune is the rarest R34 in the world and one popped up for sale in Hong Kong. If anyone tells you otherwise, they don’t know what they’re talking about.
If you’re a fan of the Nissan Skyline or are just a fan of rare cars in general, you’re going to want to pay attention. According to Contemp Concept HK Motors on their most recent Facebook update earlier Sunday evening, they have a pristine 2005 Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo Z-Tune for sale for the bargain price of $510,000. Check out the exclusive album of photos below and let us know what you think of this rarity in the comments below.
"Nissan GTR Nismo Z-Tune"
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To give you an idea how rare the Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo Z-Tune is, consider this. The standard R34 on its own is pretty rare. With 3,965 units made, they’re a pretty uncommon sight if you come across one. R34 V Spec’s are even rarer. They only made 1,308 units of those. But for the Nismo Z-Tune, there are only 17 production models of those with two prototypes never sold.
The R34 program officially ended in 2003, but in 2005 to commemorate 20 years of NISMO, Nissan authorized the production of a special R34 dubbed the NISMO Z-Tune.
Nismo bought (20)second hand Spec V’s with under 18,000 miles on the clock, stripped them down to bare metal, sprayed them a Z-Tune silver and stuffed a special 2.8L twin-turbocharged engine under the hood (a bored out RB26 …it’s an RB28DETT) Power touched upwards of 500 HP. 60 MPH can be achieved in 3.8 seconds and if you put your foot down long enough, you can reach 203 MPH.
The bodywork was blessed with aero straight from their GT500 racing program. You’ve got a vented hood and fenders, a champion of the over fenders league even before over fenders were a thing, and an aggressive suspension setup. The entire car is handmade.
A price tag of $108,500 was set and all sold out pretty much instantly.
This particular version is car #9, and with less than 2,000 miles on that lovely RB28, it’s hardly past its break-in period. The asking price, although the most expensive ever asked, is definitely not out of the range of possibility.
As far as royalty of Japanese supercars, take a good look. This car will sell, and sell quickly.