Aoshima are a Japanese model kit brand, and officially began manufacturing in 1929. Since then, they’ve established themselves as a market leader of high quality kits, offering excellent attention to detail and a wide variety of items.
This kit is of a 1:24 scale model of an AE86, made famous in the Initial D manga. Tools, glue and paint are sold separately.
The first Skyline GT-R, known by the internal Nissan designation PGC10, was released on 4 February 1969, and was exclusive to Japanese Nissan dealership network called Nissan Prince Store when the Prince company was integrated into Nissan operations in 1966. It was available originally as a four-door sedan after a public debut at the October 1968 Tokyo Motor Show. It was advertised alongside the Nissan R380 racecar to showcase the Skyline’s racing heraldry. It was equipped with the 2.0 L DOHC S20 I6 producing 160 hp (120 kW) at 7000 rpm and 177 N·m (131 ft·lbf) of torque at 5600 rpm. Power was delivered to the rear wheels by a 5-speed manual transmission. The first Skyline GT-R rode on a semi-trailing arm strut suspension. It was available as a coupe in March 1971 with the chassis code KPGC10.
Aoshima 1/24 Mine's R34 Skyline GT-R Kit
Mine's is a tuning firm who makes software upgrades for hundreds of Japanese cars, but only makes hardware upgrades for a few select cars. Its performance upgrades include exhaust systems, engine computers, camshafts, suspension parts, brake systems, and carbon fiber body parts. Mine's is well known for its work on the Nissan Skyline GT-R.
The GTR is yet another huge step for Nissan, this high quality model including engine is really something special. This superb quality plastic model is a must for all JDM enthusiasts.
Official Aoshima part number; 04284
From Aoshima comes this highly-detailed kit of the 1982 Nissan KS110 Silvia Super Silhouette! The body is molded in white, with the interior and chassis molded in black. Features matte chrome wheels with black rubber tires, plus clear parts, chrome parts, and decals. A curbside kit, with no engine parts.