Nissan introduced on the Japanese market the new Skyline 200GT-t, set to go on sale starting June 5th with a starting price of 3.834.000 yen.
The car will have a production of 200 units per month and it will address those who are looking for a local sedan, but with Mercedes-Benz engine. Under the hood, the new Skyline 200GT-t uses a turbocharged 2.0 liter petrol engine, sourced by Mercedes.
The unit receives direct-injection, variable valve timing and an engine start/stop system. The total output reaches 211 hp and 350 Nm. Even so, the average consumption is 7.3 L/100km/31.9 mpg US/38.4 mpg UK. It is an improvement of about 20% over the previous-generation Skyline 250GT, 250GT Type S).
To cope with the new power, the Skyline 200GT-t gains a modified suspension, a drive mode selector and a Direct Adaptive Steering found on the optional equipment list.
The Japanese manufacturer says that the coupe can offer a 500 liter luggage capacity, ready for four 9-inch golf bags and two special A-size suitcases.