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800 HP of Garage Ito Goodness

The Osaka-based tuning shop Garage Ito is synonymous to some of the best GTRs on the streets of Japan, and this brilliant R34 on sale at Global Auto Sales is a perfect example of the workmanship of the tuning house.

Photos via Global Auto

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Some faces are more intimidating than others…

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The exterior of this beast has a gorgeous mixture of Nismo (Z-Tune), Auto Select, and Car Shop F1 pieces.

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The back end is highlighted by a gigantic Voltex Type-5 GT wing.

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Footwork courtesy of Volk Racing TE37SL in Pressed Double Black finish and Endless BBK combo.

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The heart of this car is, of course, the 800+HP stroked RB26(28) motor and the San-Ai TF08 turbine that helps this beast achieve its high output.

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Interior wise is kept a simple street/track setup with the essentials such as roll cage, Bride buckets, various gauges and so forth.


Simple Fresh GTR

I’ve always said that R34 GTRs are one of those cars that needs very little in aftermarket modifications to perform well against other sports cars. And til this day, I still stand by this statement.

Photos via Global Auto

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Even though this particular GTR looks very simple on the outside, it really stood out to me because the combination of the silver body with the gloss black Volk Racing SE37K looks absolutely perfect.

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The ride height on this thing is also perfect in my books.

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Although the exterior is relatively mild, this R34 packs a pretty good punch thanks to a fully built N1 block as well as a ton of HKS engine mods, most notably, the twin GT2530 turbines that pushes this race car to 550 HPs.

The Zilla Nobody Knows

When it comes to limited edition Japanese sports cars, this one here is perhaps one of the lesser known models out there. A 40th anniversary Autech R33 GTR in the famous Midnight Purple colorway.

Photos via Global Auto

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I gotta say, a four door R33 is not exactly a handsome looking car, but the rarity and power definitely makes up for it.

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Footwork courtesy of Nismo LM GT4s.

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The car definitely takes some getting used to…..

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Love the booty.

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Power output on this special GTR is boosted up to 550 HPs thanks to a stroked 2.8L RB26 and twin HKS GT2530 turbine kit, with a host of supporting mods of course.

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