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Nissan SILVIA spec-S AERO (S15) '99
Nissan SILVIA spec-S AERO (S15) '99
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Nissan
Displacement 1998 cc
Drivetrain FR
Engine SR20DE
Max Power 158 BHP
Performance Points 381 PP
Max Torque 141.8 lb-ft
Length 4445 mm
Width 1695 mm
Height 1285 mm
Weight 1,200 kilograms (2,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 7.59 kg (16.7 lb) per horsepower

The Nissan SILVIA spec-S AERO (S15) '99 is a Road car produced by Nissan. It first appeared in Gran Turismo 2, and has returned in every main game since, with the exception of Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec and Gran Turismo Sport.

ColorsEdit

There are six colors available for this vehicle:

  • Pearl White
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Super Black
  • Super Red
  • Lightning Yellow
  • Brilliant Blue

In-game descriptionEdit

"The normally aspirated 7th generation Silvia; an attractive front-engine, rear-wheel drive vehicle."

Tapped as the savior of the brand, the seventh-generation Silvia made its debut in January 1999 amidst the S14's struggle in the marketplace. Returning to basics, the S15 came with a more compact body, one more akin to the popular S13. This was Nissan's way of saying that the new Silvia wasn't intended to be luxurious, but very sports minded.

Under the hood was the same SR20 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 that powered both the S13 and S14, only it was more refined than ever. The naturally-aspirated variants produced 163 HP and 141.7 ft-lb of torque while the turbocharged version pumped out 247 HP and 202.5 ft-lb of torque. The S15 was offered in two main trim levels; the naturally-aspirated Spec S and the turbocharged Spec R that boasted a power-to-weight ratio of 0.20 HP/kg.

Retaining key components of the S13 and S14 chassis, Nissan drastically increased body rigidity, which improved handling. The S15's also received a helical LSD.

To broaden the car's appeal even more, a convertible version of the Spec S, called the Varietta, was introduced in 2000. But this year also marked the beginning of the end for the Silvia because it wasn't able to meet Japan's exhaust emission standards for 2000. Production of the S15 stopped in August 2002, marking the end of the 38-year Silvia dynasty that started in 1965.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Nissan New Cars Dealership in East City for 20,700 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Late '90s) for around 12,800 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 25,600 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Nissan SILVIA spec-S AERO (S15) '99 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 21,057 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 20,700 Credits. It is a simplified car.

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