EACH MODEL OF SKYLINE FROM MOTREX. (SPECIAL THANKS TO SPORT COMPACT CAR AND STEVE).

THE SKYLINE YOU SEE TODAY IS ALOT DIFFERENT THAN THE FIRST SKYLINE THAT ROLLED OUT OF PRINCE MOTORS IN 1957. IN 1957 THE SKYLINE STARTED AS A ALSI SERIES 1 BY PRINCE MOTORS WHICH WAS SOON BOUGHT OUT BY NISSAN MOTORS. FROM THEN NISSAN TURNED IT INTO THE SUPERCAR IT IS TODAY.
GENERATION 1: 1957-1963 ALSI 1
THE WAS SKYLINE STARTING BY PRINCE MOTOR'S IN JAPAN AS CAR VERY CLOSE LOOKING COUPES IN OTHER COUNTRIES. THE SERIES ALSI 1 HAD 60HP WHILE THE SERIES 2 HAD 70HP. THE SERIES 3 WAS RELEASED IN 1961 WITH 91HP. FROM THE FACTORY YOU COULD CHOICE FROM A CONVERITABLE OR COUPE SADENS.
GENERATION 2:1963-1966 S50
THE E SERIES WAS A 1.5 LITER WITH 7OHP. THIS WAS ALSO THE MODEL THAT STARTED RACING IN 1964, WINNING ON LOCAL JAPANESE TEAMS. THEY LATER DEVELOPED THE SKYLINE 2000GT. NOW THE SKYLINE WAS DESIGNED TO BEAT PORCHE WITH ITS HIGH COMPRESSTION AND CLOSE 5 SPEED GEAR RATIO, THE CAMSHAFTS WHERE ALSO REDESIGENED FOR RACING.
GENERATION 3: 1968-1972 C10
THE SKYLINE WAS STILL DESIGNED BY PRINCE MOTORS BUT WAS FUNDED BY NISSAN WHO OWNED A LARGE PART OF THE COMPANY. THE C10 WAS OWNED BY NISSAN BY 1968 WHEN THEY BOUGHT OUT PRINCE MOTORS. IT WAS AT THIS POINT A 5 SPEED, 4 DOOR, WHILE IN 1970 THE 2 DOOR WAS RELEASED WITH A GT MOTOR WITH 108HP.
GENERATION 4: 1973-1977 C110
THE C110 WAS A 1600 GT MODEL WITH 110HP. THIS MODEL ALSO HAD SMOOTHER LINES AND A MORE AGGERSIVE STANCE.
GENERATION 5: 1977-1981 C210
THE GT-R BADGE WAS REMOVED FROM THIS MODEL DUE TO ITS LOOKS AND LACK OF POWER. IT WAS FUEL INJECTED WITH A T-DENOTED TURBO. THE OIL CRSIS AT THE TIME PLAYED A ROLE IN THE LACK OF POWER FOR THIS MODEL.
GENERATION 6: 1981-1985 R30
WITH A NEW NAMING METHOD THE R3X WAS RELEASED (R30). IT WAS BOXY LIKE MANY CARS OF THE 80'S. BUT IT DID HAVE A 1.6 LITER MOTOR. WITH LATE MODELS HAVING 145HP. IT DID DO GREAT ON THE TRACK.
GENERATION 7: 1985-1989 R31
THE R31 HAD SMOOTHER LINES AND REWORKED INSIDE AND OUT. THE RB ENGINE WAS INTRODUCED WITH A STRIGHT 6 FOR 130HP/160 AND EVEN 180HP. WITH A TURBO AND INTERCOOLER HP WENT TO 190HP. THE HICAS AND 4 WHEEL STREERING WAS ALSO RELEASED.
GENERATION 8: 1989-1994 R32
THE R32 WAS THE BEGIN OF THE SUPERCAR WE ALL KNOW TODAY. WITH ITS RB MOTOR, HICAS SYSTEM. THE GT-S HAD 220HP. THEN THE RB26DETT TWIN TURBO PUSHED 280HP. WINNING EVERY RACE IT ENTERED. NO ONE WANTED TO RACE AGAINST IT, SO ITS OWN CLASS WAS MADE. AT THIS TIME THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT STARTED REGUALATING HP.
GENERATION 9:1995-1998 R33
REDESIGNED AND HEAVIER, BIGGER THE GT-25-T HAS 250HP. THE GT-R HAD MORE BROADER TORQUE, IMPORVING DRIVEABLITY. SUPER HICAS AND ATTESSA-ETS. 1997 THE V-SPEC WAS RELEASED. 1996 NISMO MADE ITS OWN VERSION, R400 THE GT-1 GT-R LM SPEC MODEL AT 305HP.
GENERATION 10: 1999-2002 R34
THE GT-R HAS 280HP. WITH 4WD.INLINE 6, 2.6 LITER EINGE. TWIN TURBO. IT ALSO HAS A REDEFINED SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS.

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