The Hakosuka Nissan Skyline GT-R was a legend well before it was named “Godzilla”


When the mighty twin-turbocharged R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R laid waste to a field of Fords and Holdens during its first foray into Australia, a local journalist dubbed the car Godzilla. The name stuck, and would become synonymous with the fire-breathing 2+2.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/12/hakosuka-nissan-gt-r-is-legendary


Ah, yes…the “Analog Feel”.

Which is precisely why I enjoy driving my 1985 Celica Supra.

It’s not as “analog” as the Skyline, but then it’s about 1/10th the price!

  • Jim