In a thrilling announcement that is sure to excite fans of the Fast & Furious franchise, one of the iconic cars Nissan Skyline from the series is up for auction. The 2000 Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R, lovingly known as Godzilla, which was featured in Fast and Furious 4, could now be owned by one lucky bidder.
Bonhams, the renowned auction house, has revealed that the car, famously driven by the late Paul Walker in the film, will be put up for auction. This news is bound to set tongues wagging among car enthusiasts and fans of the popular movie franchise.
The 2009 installment of the series, in which the car was featured, went to great lengths to get the vehicle in top racing shape. The efforts paid off as the car delivered some incredible on-screen moments, thrilling viewers with its speed and agility.
It’s not often that a car with such a rich cinematic history goes up for auction, and the chance to own a piece of movie history is sure to be a draw for many. With its sleek design and powerful engine, the Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R is a real head-turner, and its association with the Fast & Furious franchise only adds to its charm.
The auction promises to be an exciting event, and bidders are expected to come from far and wide to try and secure this piece of Hollywood history. With the late Paul Walker having driven the car before his tragic death in 2013, the Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R holds a special place in the hearts of many Fast & Furious fans.
Fast & Furious Series Nissan Skyline is Going on Sale
The Nissan car is said to be in immaculate condition, with a stunning TV2 Bayside Blue paint job that catches the eye. What’s even more impressive is that this car is equipped with a 2.6-liter twin-turbocharged inline six-cylinder RB26 engine. This powerhouse of an engine boasts an impressive list of modifications that include new intercoolers and exhaust modifications.
These modifications have bumped up the horsepower to an impressive 550, making this car an absolute beast on the road. In addition to the powertrain, the Nissan sports several customizations that set it apart from other vehicles on the road. The car features OMP custom racing seats, perfect for any driver who wants a comfortable yet functional ride.
The Nissan also boasts 19×11 Volk Racing RE30 wheels, adding to the already impressive aesthetic of the vehicle. And finally, a Nismo Version II bumper with side skirts completes the look, giving the car a sleek and sporty appearance.
The late Paul Walker, well-known for his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious movie series, was reportedly a key player in the design of the iconic Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 used in the movies. According to sources, Walker had a keen eye for detail and requested several aesthetic changes to the car.
Including the removal of all vinyl and exterior decorations and the changing of the rear fog light from red to white. The result was a sleek and minimalist design that became a hallmark of the franchise.
It has been revealed that the iconic car featured in the explosive finale of the fourth installment was not destroyed during filming. According to reports, the car that was shown exploding on screen was a replica.
While the original vehicle driven by the late Paul Walker was left unharmed. This revelation has sparked a flurry of interest in the car, with many eager collectors hoping to add this piece of movie history to their collections.
The car is set to go up for sale through the famous auction house Bonhams, with viewings available by appointment only between April 28 and May 5. Given the immense popularity of the franchise and the rarity of the original car used in filming, it is expected that prices will be high and competition for ownership fierce.
This announcement from Bonhams is sure to generate a lot of buzz among car enthusiasts and movie fans alike. The opportunity to own a car from the Fast & Furious franchise is a rare one, and the chance to own the iconic Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R is sure to be too good to pass up for many.