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|“||"Godzilla": the greatest Group A touring car of them all.||”|
— In-game description.
|“||Unleash the Beast
The legendary "Godzilla" - the Skyline GT-R Group A (BNR32) and the "Hakosuka" - the Skyline Hardtop 2000 GT-R (KPGC10), roar into RR3 with the 7-day Unleash the Beast special event. Celebrate 60 years of Skylines by taming them today.
— What's new in Koenigsegg and Nissan Update (v5.2.0).
More of your favourite special events have returned—Unleash the Beast, Path of Defiance, and Furai Rising! Earn three cars, and a pile of gold!
— What's new in Competition Update (v6.5).
After cancelling the SKYLINE GT-R in 1973, NISSAN revived the GT-R again in 1989. At the time NISSAN was competing in Group A Racing with the SKYLINE GTS-R. NISSAN wanted to retire the GTS-R in favor of a more competitive vehicle. The new generation GT-R, E-BNR32 chassis (commonly shortened to R32), was designed to dominate Group A racing.
NISSAN Kohki (NISSAN's power train engineering and manufacturing facility) originally tested a twin turbocharged 2350cc bored and stroked version of the RB25 engine. This set up produced 233 kW (313 hp) and used a RWD drivetrain. Under Group A regulations, a turbocharged engine must multiply its engine displacement by 1.7, putting the new SKYLINE in the 4000 cc class, and requiring the use of 10-inch-wide tires. Knowing that they would be required to use 10-inch-wide tires, NISSAN decided to make the car all wheel drive. NISSAN developed a special motorsport-oriented AWD system for this purpose called the ATTESA E-TS. Although this assisted with traction, it made the car 100 kg (220 lb) heavier; the added weight put the GT-R at a disadvantage to other cars in the 4000 cc class. NISSAN then made the decision to increase the displacement to 2600 cc, and put the car in the 4500 cc class, with the car's weight near-equal to competing cars. The 4500 cc class also allowed for 11-inch-wide tires. New engine block and heads were then developed to better match the increased displacement. The result was a 600 horsepower car. Later REINIK (Racing & Rally Engineering Division Incorporated NISSAN Kohki) produced Group A racing engines between 373–485 kW (500–650& hp) depending on track conditions.
The NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R GROUP A (BNR32) is available in 4 series:
- Group A Grand Tour bonus series in the Pro category.
- Touring Titans bonus series in the Pro category.
- Japanese Ultra bonus series in the Master group
- Tuned Nissan Perfection bonus series in the Master group
This vehicle can be acquired for 280 or 224 with showcase discount. It has also been available for ?? as a 'Get it Now' price, unlocking Group A Grand Tour.
This vehicle was available to win in these following special events:
- Unleash the Beast available in the Koenigsegg and Nissan Update (v5.2.0) of April 2017.
- Unleash the Beast (v6.5) available in the Competition Update (v6.5) of August 2018, which is now available in the Event Archives.
This car has four liveries to choose from:
- No. 32 Saurus Champ livery, driven by Eiji "Tarzan" Yamada and Tatsuharu Okitomo (Japan) - can be won by completing the sponsorship collection in Group A Grand Tour
- No. 2 Taisan Klepper livery, driven by Kenji Takahashi and Keiichi Tsuchiya (Japan)
- No. 23 Nismo test car
- No. 25 Zexel livery, driven by David Brabham (Australia) and Naoki Hattori (Japan) - can be won by completing Unleash the Beast
Each additional livery can be purchased for 5 .
|4.70 s||113.0 ft
|1.40 g||280 G
|4.43 s||102.8 ft
|4.00 s||96.0 ft
|White|| purchase before any upgrades|
Or instant purchase
|Green||purchase after any upgrades|
For upgrades including PR values, please see the project page RR3 Wiki:Upgrades Section NISSAN, please be aware that PR values can vary depending on the upgrade order.
|Group A Grand Tour|
|NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R GROUP A (BNR32)|
|Tuned Nissan Perfection|
|NISSAN GT-R PREMIUM (R35) • NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R GROUP A (BNR32) • NISSAN SILVIA (S15) R3 SPEC • NISSAN GT-R NISMO (R35)|
|NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R GROUP A (BNR32) • NISSAN SILVIA (S15) R3 SPEC • FERRARI J50|