It was last April when we talked about this sensational Nissan GT-R R34a special creature that the late actor Paul Walker never owned, but he played the privilege in the fourth installment of the now legendary Fast & Furious saga. Apart from what has been said, it has been said that it is important. So we said that the exclusive Bonhams auction would find a new home for it.. And so it was done, although the price did not suit all the listeners.
In Spain you need to shell out around 130,000 coins if you want to get your hands on the impressive BMW M3 Competition xDrive Touring. Well, if you multiply that figure by ten, you’ll almost certainly find out what someone would have to pay to get this particular Nissan GT-R R34 home that you have right now in front of your eyes.. And it is that at the Bonhams auction held in Brussels on May 5, someone paid the astronomical figure of 1,239,240 European coins to acquire this creature.
More than 1.2 million dollars were paid for this Nissan GT-R R34
Such a number; it becomes the world’s most expensive Nissan GT-R ever sold at public auction. And it is somewhat significant if we consider that it is not a rare or limited edition Nissan GT-R. Not even a version from Nismo. Because this creature is a vehicle It was originally brought from Japan to the United States and was refurbished by a manufacturer called Kaizo Industries..
The guys from the Universal Film studio production company turned to them to modify this Nissan GT-R R34 with the help of Paul Walker; which team blanche for components such as a new intercooler signed by Turbonetics, brake team by Rotora, exhaust system by Nismo NE-1.… It is also said that the heart of his RB26, equipped with two turbochargers, is even better, so to speak that it can generate a power of about 550 CV, more than respectable for a sports car with more than 20 years. history
There was little to be done
But this Nissan GT-R R34 also hides a special story that would give a book to be written, since It would seem that it would go against the law of the United Statesso that after filming the fourth installment of Fast & Furious, the vehicle was seized by the United States government and reduced to a small size. However at the last moment he was saved and finally made his way to Germanyand there he remained the rest of the days.
“This is an incredible event, deservedly for such an iconic car, not one of the most famous contemporary automotive movie stars from one of the biggest movie franchises in the world, but the ultimate example of the powerful “Godzilla,” said Maarten Ten Holder, head of Bonhams car division. “This is a genuine piece of cinematic and modern motorsport history.”