Trim wise, the Almighty slotted between the J's and Q's, offering options not available on J's, but not including all the standard features of the Q's. The series based around the Japanese motor sports of and featured the in one of the last battles of the First Stage or first season in the anime. The Japanese market version of the hatchback was called the Gazelle and was exclusive to locations sold alongside the , while the coupe bodystyle Silvia remained exclusive to Nissan Prince Store locations alongside the. The resulting machine became Nissan's official rally car in the World Rally Championship from 1983 to 1985, with best result finished 2nd in the 1983 New Zealand Rally. The fastback and convertible bodystyles was discontinued internationally, leaving only the coupe in production.
The Silvia was no longer exported, however; rebadged were instead sold in most markets. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Q's model offered a slightly more refined experience and received electric options and an available. In some markets, the 1984 and 85 could be had with a foam rubber deck spoiler. The car has enjoyed success in the sport, having won 7 D1 Grand Prix championships with 5 different drivers driving the S15 Nobuteru Taniguchi:2001; Ryuji Miki:2004; Yasuyuki Kazama:2005; Masato Kawabata:2007; Youichi Imamura:2009, 2010, 2011. Its marketing approach was similar to the.
A number of different engines were equipped in the S12 chassis, depending on production year and more specifically on the geographic market. This is a rare type of Nissan Silvia which is uncommon in most places as only 1143 car were produced. The car has also been popular with multiple diecast manufacturers like HotWheels, which have released several iterations of it over the years. It was originally powered by the 2. Unlike markets, where sales of the S14 chassis variants faltered, the Silvia remained popular in Japan. Reduced level of ride comfort, terrible overall functionality, higher gasoline or diesel consumption, or danger for component failure are just a few down sides of driving a car with a defective automotive part.
It lacked the additional chassis support of the Spec-R; featured 4-piston front brake caliper and a slightly smaller brake booster. Its sharp-edged styling was shared with the new sedan and coupé, also exclusive to Nissan Bluebird Store. The Kouki featured newly design tail lights a redesigned aero body kit and out fitted with an airbag. The Spec-R also included extensive chassis and suspension strengthening via the use of larger and bracing. A large F40 style rear spoiler and aero bodykit with indicators are also fitted.
These names are references to the face cards of English. Following industry trends, the S13 Silvia switched to relampable fixed headlights. The other 3 were made to order for Nissan and the color is unknown. The turbocharger now used a more efficient center section. Based on the chassis of the S13, the front end of the Silvia would be removed and replaced with the front end of a.
In mid-1990, for the 1991 model year the and engines debuted, offering improvements across the board in power and torque due to increased displacement and a more efficient turbocharger than was offered on the previous cars. Nissan Silvia K's in Japan There was a mild styling update to the S14 during 1996, which added aggressive-looking projector headlamps and tinted taillights to all models. The alloy wheel design was also changed. An option pack for the coupe added air conditioning, power steering, and power sunroof. Optional rear mudflap accents were available.
After production ceased in 1968, the Silvia nameplate would not grace another Nissan vehicle until 1974. Check out listings for your specific vehicle applications. Its appearance is similar to the. The S13 also saw the introduction of a viscous-type for some models. In the late Eighties, when was banned, S110 and S12 Silvias also saw limited success in , mainly on endurance rallies. However, the width dimension exceeded 1700 mm, which pushed this generation out of the tax bracket, which also made Japanese buyers liable for higher.
The K's grade received the turbocharged or depending on the year of manufacture in addition to the options offered on the Q's. Most of the vehicles remained in ; however, 49 examples were exported to and another 10 went to other countries. All of the 600 publicly available cars were sold with 4 speed automatic transmission. Comes with 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty, this axle assembly is available at a much lower price! Fascias and other exterior trim pieces were also revised. In the North American market a version incorporating the larger-displacement 2. Demand, at the time, was low perhaps due to high cost 3.