Road Tests Real world tests of Skyline GT-R vs Honda NSX


Skyline GT-R
5.6 s
Honda NSX
5.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nissan Skyline GT-R

Reasons to consider the
Nissan Skyline GT-R

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Nissan Skyline GT-R vs the Honda NSX.

Front view of Honda NSX

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Honda NSX

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Bigger engine 3,179 cc vs 2,600 cc More than 20% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Skyline GT-R  vs
Honda NSX 
Brand Nissan Honda
Year 1989 2002

power & handling

Maximum hp 276 HP @ 6,800 RPM 280 HP @ 7,300 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 2,600 cc 3,179 cc
Compression ratio 8.5:1 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 2.9 in 3.66 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Skyline GT-R  vs
Honda NSX 
0-60mph 5.6 s 5.7 s


Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6
Axle ratio 4.11:1 4.06:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Width 69.1 in 71.3 in
Height 52.8 in 46.1 in
Length 178.9 in 174.4 in
Front track width 58.3 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 103 in 99.6 in
Nissan Skyline GT-R
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Honda NSX
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