There are not a few driver’s cars you can buy for $50,000, but this modified Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R is probably one of the most interesting.
Currently listed on sale via Japanese auction website Goo Net, this GT-R has an asking price 4,950,000 yen, which translates to nearly $47k at today’s exchange rates.
Modified by Japanese tuning shop Tommykaira, this R33 GT-R is reportedly one of just 400 examples to ever feature parts from the tuner made famous by Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport. What’s more, it is reportedly one of just 34 units to have been adorned with the full catalog of available Tommykaira parts.
Immediately distinguishing this GT-R from any other are the unique red graphics and custom exterior parts, including a large rear wing, bronze-colored five-spoke Nismo wheels, and black shrouds around the taillights.
The listing doesn’t go into detail about what modifications have gone on beneath the skin but certain Tommy cars received new turbochargers, a custom ECU, new intercooler and radiator, air intake, clutch, exhaust, and Ohlins coilover suspension.
Note: The original article stated it cost 495 million yen, which equals to $5 million – which is what appeared in the Japanese auction site’s page. Apparently, the actual price is 4.95 million yen, or $47k