1997 NISMO 400R

In 1997 the NISMO 400R was released, a racing version of the Skyline GTR R33. It uses a larger version of the
RB26DETT engine called the RBX-GT2, producing 400hp at 6800rpm. A larger stroke of 77.7mm and bore of 87mm make for a larger displacement of 2771cc. Other upgrades by Nismo include forged connecting rods, a forged crank shaft, reshaped pistons, an N1-spec turbocharger.

Upgrades to the body include wider fenders, side skirts, rear bumper, front bumper with bigger air scoops,
redesigned hood and rear spoiler made of carbon fiber. Plus the inclusion of 18 x 10 inch wheels called NISMO Nismo LM-GT1 were fitted. Production ended in 1998, NISMO had produced and sold 44 units for the Japanese domestic market.

1997 NISMO 400R Specifications

price $100,000
engine RBX-GT2
Inline-6
position  
aspiration Twin
Turbo
valvetrain DOHC
4 Valves / Cyl
displacement 2771
cc / 169.1 in³
bore 87.0
mm / 3.43 in
stroke 77.7
mm / 3.06 in
compression 8.5:1
power 298.3
kw / 400 bhp @ 6800 rpm
specific
output
144.35
bhp per litre
bhp/weight 258.06
bhp per tonne
torque 469 nm
/ 345.9 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
redline  
driven
wheels
4WD w/Front,
Rear & Side to Side Torque Controller
front
tires
275/35R-18
rear
tires
275/35R-18
front
brakes
Ventilated
Discs w/NISMO Pads
rear
brakes
Ventilated
Discs w/NISMO Pads
steering  
f
suspension
Multi
Link w/Bilstein Gas Shocks
r
suspension
Multi
Link w/Bilstein Gas Shocks
weight 1550
kg / 3417 lbs
wheelbase 2720
mm / 107.1 in
front
track
1500
mm / 59.1 in
rear
track
1510
mm / 59.4 in
length 4675
mm / 184.1 in
width 1830
mm / 72.0 in
height 1330
mm / 52.4 in
transmission 5-Speed
Manual
top
speed
318.7
kph / 198.0 mph
0
- 60 mph
4.0 seconds
0
- 1/4 mile