The Nissan Skyline GT-R is a Japanese sports car based on the Nissan Skyline range.
The first GT-Rs were obtained from 1969-1977. After a 16 year break from the time KPGC110 in 1972, the name GT-R was revived in 1989 with the Skyline R32. This car received the nickname «Godzilla» of the Australian publication of the automobile «Wheels» in the July 1989 edition, whose name sticks to this day. The R32 GT-R dominated motorsport in Japan, winning 29 straight victories from 29 races. The GT-R proceeded to win the JGTC Series A Group Championship for 4 consecutive years, and also had success in Australia. The Touring Car Championship victory from 1990-1992 to the GT-R was not outlawed in 1993.  The Skyline GT-R (R33) was also the first production car to lap the legendary Nurburgring within eight minutes.
The Skyline GT-R became Nissan’s flagship performance, demonstrating a host of advanced technologies, including the ATTESA-ETS 4WD system and the Super-HICAS four-wheel drive. The GT-R remains inexpensive compared to their European competitors, with a list-price of millions of yen 4.5 (US $ 31,000). Today, the car is popular for importing Drag Racing, the rail chain, the time of attack and activities carried out using the setup logs. The GT-R is the winner in the 2007 Tsukuba Time Attack, held in Japan-M-Speed GT-R (9 of the top-15 cars consists of the GT-R). Production of the Skyline GT-R ended in August 2002, the car was replaced by a GT-R, an independent vehicle is not sold as Skyline.
The Skyline GT-R was not manufactured outside Japan, and the only export markets were Hong Kong, Australia and the United Kingdom, in 1991,  and New Zealand, and second-hand Japanese imports. Despite this, the car became a cult sports car, including in countries with the western world (mainly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada).    It became visible through pop culture such as film and video games such as Fast and the Furious Series, Initial D, Wangan Midnight, and Gran Turismo.
The car was named BBC Top Gear as the only true Japanese contribution to the supercar line.  The car was also named the main show host, Jeremy Clarkson, as one of the best cars in the world.
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