Nissan Skyline GT-R vs Jaguar XK8

Picture of Jaguar XK8 (Mk I)
Picture of Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34)
Category Jaguar XK8 (Mk I)Nissan Skyline GT-R
Engine layout 4.0 l V82.6 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 294 / 290280 / 276
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 393 / 290391 / 288
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1650 / 36381666 / 3673
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 178 / 176168 / 166

Performance

Category Jaguar XK8 (Mk I)Nissan Skyline GT-R
0 - 100 kph 6.6 s4.9 s
0 - 100 mph 16.5 s12.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.5 s @ 81.4 mph9.1 s @ 88.2 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)266 kph (165 mph)

Summary

Category Jaguar XK8 (Mk I)Nissan Skyline GT-R
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 231400
Total 231400

Verdict

Skyline GT-R is the fastest by a huge margin.

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