1983 Nissan Bluebird Super Silhouette


1983 Nissan Bluebird Super Silhouette

1983 Nissan Bluebird Super Silhouette

Despite retaining the form of the production car, this monster machine is a “Super Silhouette,” a race category introduced into Japan in 1979. Driven by H. Yanagida, this Bluebird won the championship title twice, in 1980 and 1982. In the 1983 Fuji GC series, it won 3 rounds out of 4. It also won the Tsukuba event, displaying overwhelming power.

In Detail

engineLZ20B Inline-4
aspirationAir Research Turbocharger
displacement2082 cc / 127.1 in³
power425.1 kw / 570 bhp @ 7600 rpm
specific output273.78 bhp per litre
bhp/weight570.0 bhp per tonne
torque539 nm / 397.5 ft lbs @ 6400 rpm
front tires290/625-16
rear tires350/700-19
f brake sizemm / in
r brake sizemm / in
front wheelsF 40.6 x 27.9 cm / 16 x 11 in
rear wheelsR 48.3 x 38.1 cm / 19 x 15 in
curb weight1000 kg / 2205 lbs
wheelbase2490 mm / 98.0 in
front track1610 mm / 63.4 in
rear track1650 mm / 65.0 in
length5120 mm / 201.6 in
width2000 mm / 78.7 in
height1250 mm / 49.2 in
transmissionDoug Nash 5-speed
gear ratios:1