JAPO Motorsport GmbH, has unveiled its refinement on the legendary Skyline R34 GT-R, the “Z-tune”. In this enhancement program, which results in The Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R “JAPO spec”, the tuner company provides the original z-tune with among others HKS-bi-turbo-power and semi slicks and classy interior.
JAPO Motorsport refined the legendary RB26DETT straight six cylinder engine bi-turbo motor with a cylinder capacity of 2.5 liters cylinder capacity using the finest HKS components. The intercooler, elbows, half pipe, racing suction and chamber kit, injectors, ignition plugs and cylinder head gaskets are also made by HKS. An HKS Fcon Pro standalone engine management system is responsible for the combustion process. Due to its ARC-4 inch titanium exhaust system, the JAPO-Skyline will be heard from far. Performance measurement resulted in powerful 523 PS and 597 Nm – on the wheel!
More, traction with the gearbox is enabled due to a considerably resilient HKS clutch. JAPO Motorsport treated the switch box as well as the rear axle differential with additional coolers by. Real NISMO Z-tune 9.5×18 inch five spoke wheels are rotating in the GT-R wheel housing is employed. Once they are heated, the Toyo Proxes R888 semi slicks in 265/35R18 offer an extremely high level of grip which should however not be tested to the limits by inexperienced drivers.
For the interior, JAPO changes the Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R into a sporty, classy and not purist at all. JAPO Motorsport installed leather/alcantara fittings for the front and back seats, the dashboard, the center console, door and side panels, the columns, the roof liner as well as the rim of the Sparco steering wheel. The NISMO tachometer unit is scaled up to 320 km/h, the large multifunctional display above the center console was extensively updated and now even includes a lap timer.