The Original Skyline GT-R Makes a Wonderful Straight-Six Noise

It's clear no matter what generation of Skyline you're into, it's going to sound great.

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It's tough to find a bad-sounding Skyline—nearly every generation of Nissan's performance car makes a wonderful noise. But the original might be the best.

Unlike the later versions of Skyline, the original C10 (also known as "Hakosuka") doesn't use any sort of turbocharging to make power. Its straight-six is naturally aspirated, making for a throaty, deep growl. Today, they're full-fledged collector cars, but there are still a few owners out there willing to get them sideways. Here, listen for yourself.

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