a great japanese sports car built originally as a station wagon by the prince motor company in 1955. as prince merged with with Nissan, it tranformed. In 1968, the GT-R model made its debut,and it produced 160hp. The currnet R-34 model has a 2.6 liter DOHC inline-6 twin turbo motor that pushes out 280hp. These were never marketed in America, although you can buy one(EXPENSIVE). Nissan has now stopped production of these beautiful machines because of the 350-Z takeover.
dude! do you sell crack?? how did you afford that skyline?!
by only$19.99,less s+h December 29, 2004
A line of cars manufactured for use only in Japan, although numerous low volume imports can be had for virtually Japanese prices in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Select few are imported to the US via Motorex.

The car is assumed to be the GT-R however this is not the case. The car comes in many variants including:
GTS - 2.0L or 2.5L N/A ~ 90-100kw at the wheels. Rear Wheel Drive.
GTSt - 2.0L or 2.5L Single Turbo ~ 140-150kw at the wheels. Rear Wheel Drive.
GTS4 - 2.0L or 2.5L Single Turbo ~ 140-150kw at the wheels. All Wheel Drive.
GT-R - 2.6L Twin Turbo ~ 140-150kw at the wheels. Rear Wheel Drive.

Oh and when I bought my R32 GTR I dyno'd it stock before I began modding to use as a benchmark, and it made 308hp at all 4 wheels, dunno where you guys keep pulling facts from.

Skylines are as common as fvck in some countries outside of the US (maybe you guys should broaden your perspectives a little), where they're cheap to maintain and cheap to modify, turbo upgrades, cooling, ECU's, fuel management, exhausts, gaskets, headers pistons etc are all available over the counter at most performace shops (which don't sell ricey shit). Its not a pretty car, its not a beasty V8 car. Its an efficient , technologically advanced car and its simply fun to drive.

The persona of the Skyline was disintegrated by the movie 2 Fast 2 Furious which is a benchmark for many kids around the world, who now believe the R34 Skyline is the godsend for civics, and all anti ricers to believe that all R34's come stock with Neons and NOS. This couldn't be further from the truth as you'll find most Skylines around the world are owned by enthusiasts and purists who have to have the "go" before the "show".

One other thing... outside of the US not many performance hungry countries use "NOS" (and its nitrous dioxide, not a brand name). Most GTRs are modified to be highly powerful without it (as the saying goes down here... "NOS is for civics").
"I want to import a Nissan Skyline"
"Did you see that Skyline drive by?"
by R32_Driver November 29, 2003
In referance to the Nissan Skyline GT-R34: It is a two door Japanese supercar that is totally under rated by many people. It contains an advanced All Wheel Drive(AWD) system propelled by a Inline six cylinder engine. The car was claimed to have 280bhp-290bhp from Nissan until it was claimed that the car was put out 310bhp-330bph. In truth, the GT-R34 puts out over 500bhp before it is physically LIMITED and DETUNED from the factory due to Japanese governmental restrictions during it's years of production. If the GT-R34 was restored to it's ORIGINAL state of production, it would be among the fastest production cars in the world.
"The Nissan Skyline GT-R34 held the most wins in the international racing community before it was banned in many racing classes."
by Tuner Guy July 5, 2006
Whoops while copying and pasting (too lazy to type) I made this mistake:

GT-R - 2.6L Twin Turbo ~ 140-150kw at the wheels. Rear Wheel Drive.

it should read:
GT-R - 2.6L Twin Turbo ~ 230kw at all 4 wheels (according to the manual, however this is a rounded figure used by the japanese car companies including Mitsubishi and Subaru to comply with emission standards). All Wheel Drive.

Also with reference to the Nitrous Dioxide, it is used around the world in drag car racing, but in reference to Skylines outside of the US hardly anyone uses them, as it is illegal in most countries to have NO2 in a street car.
by R32_Driver November 30, 2003
skyline's a great car, but what it really means is "The outline of a group of buildings or a mountain range seen against the sky"
I can see the skyline of vancouver from here...(I can also see a vette getting owned by an R32)
by R32 January 28, 2004
AWD Japanese supercar that puts out OVER 330hp but is limited by the government at 280bhp-290hp. Possibly one of the best tuner cars of all time. Blows away domestic car on a techy track STOCK. Some similar cars would be;
Honda NSX Type-R
Mazda RX-7 Typre R
Subaru WRX STi
-"Whoa...Did you see the viper slide off the track?!"
-"Yeah dude, the skyline just pissed on it and kept going!"
-"Typical"
by Dave227 March 21, 2006
skyine high school; the worst place on earth, where everyone thinks their the best, everyone thinks their poor, but actually have lots of money, all the grils are orange and are bitchy, the place where no one has problems, but think they have nothing. Also where everyone thinks their from the OC or Laguna Beach
Prison. Just watch the OC then you''ll know whatr everyone tries to be like. Screw the cocky spoiled kids who drive Audi's and BMW's
by Skyline December 18, 2004