1972 Nissan Skyline GT-R Hakosuka s/n KPGC10-001443, engine no. S20 000212 Light Platinum Metallic with Black Interior Although the Skyline, particularly the racing-derived GT-R variant, exploded into the consciousness of American and European collectors relatively recently, the cars have always been deeply revered in Japan. The Skyline story dates back to 1957, when Prince Motor Company introduced what was for postwar Japan, a large and luxurious car with obviously American influenced styling. With 60hp or so, it was far from sporting, and it was not until 1964 when the car gained, in a very big way, serious sporting credibility. In 1964, by combining a lengthened Skyline body with the larger Gloria’s 6-cylinder powerplant, the car proved itself at the Japanese Grand Prix sweeping 2nd through 6th behind a Porsche 904. The car continued on to be a successful race car, nearing 50 consecutive wins in the 18 months it was actively campaigned. Thus began a performance dynasty and a legendary nameplate which continues to this day. In 1966, Prince Motor Company merged with Nissan and the next generation Skyline, which was already in development, was badged as a Nissan when it appeared in
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