vq engine?

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vq engine?

Postby r35forums.com » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Do any of you think there will be a VQ engine in the next gtr or not?I keep wondering what engine the gtr concept had as I know for sure it had one(have proof). I personally think it will be a VQ of under 3 liters, but thats just me. What you all suggest?


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Postby w1ngzer0 » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Nah i think they understand they are needing more then just a turbo now. The skyline has always been a technologic and hp wonder

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Postby themadscientist » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

The current racing R34s I see in mags have VQs in them. Maybe Renault will force Nissan to take hand me down frog engines. Very sad:(

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Postby r35forums.com » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

the vq is a great engine, has become a favorite in the jgtc, since replacing the rb26, I mean it is old and outdated. Rb's go way back to the 80's. I love the VQ and VK series, they are powerful.

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Postby themadscientist » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

"way back to the 80s", dam I`m old :( The one thing I dislike about the VQ is the hondaesque floating cylinders, I would like to see the deck closed off.

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Postby r35forums.com » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Well, the vq has many advantages over the rb. I know for a fact that it must be good, it replaced the rb in the jgtc. Both the 350z and r34's have them. I imagine the r35 will have it as well, a vq I mean.

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Postby themadscientist » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

I see no visible advantages of the VQ over the RB save for dimensions. The 60 degree(?) V6 fits the new Nissan platforms better and allows more weight balance than an I-6 RB could. Past that I would stack the RB against the VQ anyday.

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Postby sidewaySilvia » Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Well , I have been working for nissan for some time.. I have a very good rapport with one of the reps , who does concept shows.. He told me the new infinity skyline.. Will be costly in the $50-60k range.. I believe him saying one of the current platforms (vq , or qr . Prob the vq) twin t'd .. For a release in 2007.. John would not lie to me


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