1988 Nissan Skyline R31 Silhouette GTS1 (SVD)

Number 70 of 200 built, this 1988 GTS1 was last seen for sale in 2011 - with 345,000 ks on the clock, asking $12,000 in narre Warren, Victoria. The car has had a substantial amount of work done, and is stated to have undergone a restoration in 2009. There are a few issues that the seller noted at the time of sale, including the need for a gearbox recondition, bearing replacement and a leaking clutch master cylinder. The tint is also damaged on the driver's window. During the 2009 restoration, the seller confirms the following was added to the car or replaced:

  • Front Bilsteins
  • New Nissan Front and Rear Disks
  • Reco Calipers all round & Rebuilt Master
  • Low K' Rear end, (Serviced) with new Superpro Bushes all round
  • Replaced power-steering Rack, and Front Bushes
  • Exedy Clutch (Normal Duty)
  • New headlights
  • New Tail lights
  • New Door Molds (Very Rare)
  • New Radiator Manual (Rare)
  • New Genuine leads
  • New Genuine Coil Pack
  • New Side and Front Indicators 
  • Serviced every 5k
  • Clean Steering wheel
  • Wheels Powdercoated
  • KU36 Tyres all round, 3000 Kilometers old
  • R32 Gtr Floor mats,
  • New Brake and Clutch pedal rubbers
  • will be serviced with Genuine Nissan Filters and Oil On sale
  • New Cas plug as well
  • PLASTIC Front lip (VERY VERY Rare)

If anyone knows where it ended up, we would be keen to hear from you.

For those that don't know it, this is an Australian special edition Nissan Skyline R31, known as the GTS1 Silhouette. All the GTS1 cars were painted white. Some of the visually distinguishing features of the car included 16" white powder coated 11 spoke wheels, rear spoiler, unique SVD / Silhouette decals and sports cloth interior - along with the unique badging. The cars were fitted with a turbocharged RB30 engine and stage 1 camshaft, producing 130kw, and were only available in manual transmission. Extractors, and 2.25" exhaust and an LSD were also fitted standard.

If you own one, please add yours to Classic Register so we can keep records on the remaining cars. If you are now the owner of this car or know where it ended up, please get in contact with us and we can update the cars profile.

Vehicle details

Added on 9 Jun 2016

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Vehicle Location: Country: 
Build date: 
built in 1988
Manual (floor shift)
345000 at time of sale (Has replacement dash with 250000)
Paint Colour/Code: 
Classic White (Code: 915)
Interior Colour/Code: 
Grey cloth sports seats
Engine Fuel Type: 
Petrol (4 stroke)
Engine Number: 
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