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The Nissan SILVIA K's (S13) '91 is a Road car produced by Nissan. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date except Gran Turismo Sport.

Colors

Eleven colors are available for this car:

  • Citrus Yellow Two-Tone
  • Yellowish Silver Two-Tone[1]
  • Purplish Silver Two-Tone
  • Pearl White
  • Warm White Two-Tone[1]
  • Dark Gray
  • Super Black
  • Lime Green[1]
  • Dark Green Two-Tone[1]
  • Velvet Blue
  • Super Red

In-game description

"The late model S13 was equipped with an SR-type engine for added driving performance."

In May 1988, the 5th generation S13 Silvia swept the market share away from the Honda Prelude and gained incredible popularity. It captured not just as a "Dating Car", but also being a fun to drive compact FR.

The first and foremost reason for its popularity was its styling. Its refined coupe body was cutting edge, and had a flamboyance that seemed to epitomize the buoyant economy. And of course its driving performance was another major factor. It was agile and sporty, and the price was affordable. This car met every need of the young generation in its day.

Initially the engine was a 1.8L CA18, which was replaced with the SR20 series 2.0L, DOHC inline-4 in later models after a minor change. The premium K's model was turbocharged and produced 202 HP and 202.5 ft-lb of torque, while the Q's and J's were naturally aspirated and produced 138 HP and 131.6 ft-lb of torque.

The front suspension utilized MacPherson struts, with multi-link suspension in the rear. A 4-wheel steering system called the Super HICAS was also available as an option.

Acceleration in the 1170 kg, 202 HP turbocharged K's was exhilarating, and due to the amazing balance of the chassis, drivers could truly feel connected to the road. There are many drivers in Japan who first learned what drifting is while driving this car. Another characteristic of the Silvia was that it had a huge following as a tuning base car. The CA18DET engine was very tough, and was able to withstand over 296 HP when tuned. There was even a period of time when almost all cars parked outside tuning shops in Japan were S13 Silvias.


Acquisition

GT1

This car can be bought at the Nissan Used Car Dealership for around 10,000 Credits. It appears as the Nissan SILVIA K's 2000cc '91 in this game. It is also available form the start in Arcade Mode as a Class B car, though only in the NTSC-J version.

GT2

This car can be bought at the Nissan Used Car Dealership for around 8,200 Credits.

GT3

This car can be bought at the Nissan dealership for 20,630 Credits.

GT4

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Early '90s) for around 7,100 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GTPSP

This car can be purchased for 20,390 Credits.

GT5

As a Standard car, the Nissan SILVIA K's (S13) '91 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 14,941 Credits. It is a Level 2 car.

GT6

This car can be purchased for 20,390 Credits. It has a simple interior.

Pictures

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 In GT2 only
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