Every First-Gen Nissan Skyline GT-R Should Be Driven on Track Like This

The GT-R's 2.0-liter inline-six deserves to sing like it does here.

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Even though the original, "Hakosuka" Skyline GT-R is extremely rare and highly valuable, it deserves to be taken on track and used as intended. That's why this video from Japanese program Best Motoring warms our hearts so dearly. It's a GT-R doing what it was born to do.

It features driver Keiichi Tsuchiya thrashing a modified GT-R around Tsukuba Circuit, and it's as glorious as you'd hope. Tsuchiya-san doesn't baby it, either: He revs the 2.0-liter inline-six past 8000 rpm and gets it all sorts of sideways around the corners.

We don't know exactly what sort of mods this car has, but it came with an incredible 160 horsepower from the factory. It was one of the first Japanese race cars that could challenge the best of Europe, and it helped establish the GT-R's legend.

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