There are other 1,000-horsepower Skyline GT-Rs, but Faizal Ramzan’s 1,000-wheel-horsepower R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is a labor of love. You see although he’s spent a lot of money on the car, Raman refuses to pay the exorbitantly high prices for premium aftermarket parts from Japan. So, this structural engineer builds them himself, and parts include the strut tower brace (reverse-engineered from plans he saw on the internet) and the fender vents are modeled after unbelievably high-priced aftermarket ones. Continue reading for the
“New Zealand, as we’ve learned is a playground of affordable unobtanium for Americans on holiday. Seriously, you can go down to pretty much any part of that country and buy a Mitsubishi Evo 4 or 5, or an early Subaru WRX on the side of the road for like $5,000 all day long. Combine the ready availablilty of JDM goodness with the Kiwis’ DIY attitude towards basically everything and you have a virtually unlimited supply of subject cars,” reports Speedhunters.