Why is it called a SilEighty?

It is often known simply as the SilEighty (also spelled Sil80). Its name comes from its components the Nissan Silvia and the Nissan 180SX.

What is a SilEighty Nissan?

DriveHub. What happens when drifters in Japan wreck the front of their Nissan 180SX trying to get too much angle? They put the front end off a Nissan Silvia instead, and create what is now known as a ‘Sileighty’. The Nissan 180SX is one of, if not the most popular drift cars around.

When was the SilEighty made?


An unofficial Sileighty, that is, a 180SX with a Silvia front-end.
Manufacturer Nissan, Kids Heart
Also called Nissan 180SX Nissan Silvia
Production 1998
Class Sport compact

What’s the difference between a 180SX and a 240sx?

There is one defining difference that comes above all others when looking at the 180sx and 240sx, which is as follows: The 180sx was the Nissan built exclusively for the Japanese market, whereas the 240sx was the Nissan built for the US market.

What car is the Sil80 in Initial D?

Nissan SilEighty
Mako Sato’s Nissan SilEighty (RPS13), known simply as the SilEighty (also spelled Sil80) is the signature vehicle of the Usui Pass based duo, Impact Blue. It is driven by Mako Sato, with Sayuki as her navigator and co-pilot.

Who is Takumi’s girlfriend?

Japanese. Mika Uehara (上原 美佳 Uehara Mika) is Takumi Fujiwara’s love interest during the latter part of the Project D arc.

What kind of car is the Nissan Sileighty?

The early Initial D Arcade Stage games list the SilEighty as a Nissan vehicle, however it is categorised as an “Initial D” brand vehicle in later games. Mako Sato and Sayuki drive an Impact Blue Nissan SilEighty as Impact Blue on Usui.

Why can’t the Nissan Sileighty be used in the Silvia race?

In GT2, the Sileighty cannot be used in the Silvia & 180SX Club one-make race, as it was not included in the list of permitted cars. A Nissan Sileighty with racing modifications applied.

What is the Nissan Sileighty (RPS13)?

The Nissan SilEighty (RPS13) is a modified version of the Nissan 180SX. It is often known simply as the SilEighty (also spelled Sil80 ).

What kind of car is the Nissan Silvia?

The Nissan SILEIGHTY is a road car produced by Nissan. A car combining the front of a S13 Silvia with a back of a 180SX, hence the name, it appears in Gran Turismo and Gran Turismo 2, with later games adding Nissan’s “official” Sileighty built by tuner Kids Heart.