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Made To Drive | S07 E15

This Nissan Skyline DR30 Is A Red Panda

Rarely seen in the U.S., it’s one often-overlooked car—unless you’re a child of the ’80s
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Vianney LALAIN
Vianney LALAIN

Even though i’m a Porsche guy, I think this is one of the best video you’ve made so far. The sceneries, Vegas by night, the Skyline, the owner and especially the opening song… everything is perfect.
Speaking of the sound, is it available anywhere?

Cheers

Osca1600
Osca1600

Cars like this one were reasonably plentiful in the day out here in Oz, be it the 4 door or 2 door Skyline Turbos. The Nissan team were highly successful with them, winning most of the major race series including at Bathurst. However, when hearing what a pig of a car they really were to race, in comparison to some of the other cars (eg BMW 635 CSI, Volvo 244 Gt etc), you really have to admire how skilled the drivers were. There is no doubt that this model Skyline was though the genesis for the more legendary later series… Read more »

Chris R. Green
Chris R. Green

Such an inspiring film! What a cool car, and it looks so good driving through the lights of Las Vegas thanks in no small part to your great videography.

StevieJ
StevieJ

Neat R30 bit of a shame it’s using a SR20 and not an FJ20. The Godzilla nickname came in with the R32’s, not sure why it’s been used for the R30 here but.

David Corcio
David Corcio

Beautiful car. Great film once again Petrolicious. I can attest to the wonderful feeling of having a RHD JDM import here in the states as well. Every time you get in you get a sense of uniqueness. And even though my ’85 Hilux Surf was nowhere near as cool as this Skyline, it’s still the same concept. Getting parts for the car is always a bit of a hassle, but totally worth it at the end of the day, especially if it’s for your dream car. Congrats to Jay Kho on achieving his dream car!

Andy
Andy

I’m so in love with you guy’s filmography! Thanks for another brilliant film!

Nar
Nar

The 80’s style is really coming into its own these days. Nice car and great story my fellow countryman! 🙂

JB21
JB21

When those were new, R30 and R31 Skylines, some of us – as a matter of fact, a lot of us – didn’t take them seriously. We were still very much mourning the death of GT-R, so whenever conversation turned to sporty Skyline, we sighed and said, “well, it’s still not…” Once in a while, I see one those on the road when I visit home, and look back at myself with a slight shame. R30 has grew into a really cool car.

Arvid Holm
Arvid Holm

Ah man, and I’m going to look at the only one that exists in Sweden on thursday and lay a bid!

Jaime Baker
Jaime Baker

Avid, what happened with the car? Did you make the purchase?