Pick of the Day: 1994 Nissan Skyline

Not to sound like a crotchety old dude that complains about how the next generation has it so much easier than previous era, but I remember a time when seeing a Nissan Skyline was a big deal. These rare sightings were memorable and the first time I saw one in the wild was 1999.

I can forget the important details of my life, usually birthdays for those I love, but seeing a car that could only imported was a big deal to me. So was Oasis’ follow up album to (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?. I guess my priorities have changed in the ensuing decades, but Be Here Now is an under appreciated album and I will die on that hill.

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1994 Nissan Skyline

These days seeing a Skyline in the wild is not common but you come across them every now and then. They stick out from the crowd and for those in the know it’s always a treat to see one on the road. The world has changed. I’m no longer with it, hence the Oasis reference, and a right-hand drive Nissan Skyline imported from Japan can be had for a reasonable price.

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1994 Nissan Skyline

The Pick of the Day is a 1994 Nissan Skyline listed for sale on ClassicCars.com by a dealer in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Click the link to view the listing)

This vehicle has been properly imported and now comes with an Indiana Title,” the listing states. “This right hand drive Nissan is instantly recognizable to auto enthusiasts and has become even more popular since passing the 25 year threshold which allowed these performance vehicles to be imported.” 

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1994 Nissan Skyline

It’s powered by a turbocharged 2.6-liter inline-six engine paired with a five-speed manual transmission that sends power to the rear wheels. The listing states that the Nissan has 152,743 kilometers on the odometer (94,910 miles).

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Turbocharged 2.6-liter inline-six engine

The dark blue exterior is in good condition, but the listing advises that the matching front bumper is in good condition, but it needs the proper clips to re-attach it. The selling owner has been unable to source them.



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