Nissan Silvia S15 (200SX)

Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15
Nissan Silvia S15

These rear wheel drive sports coupes were introduced to Japan in 1999 and are eligible for import only up until and including models with an August 2000 build date, as they were sold locally in Australia after this. The Nissan Silvia is available in a turbo and a non-turbo model, with a 6-speed manual, 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission, however it's only the turbo version that is eligible for import.

The Nissan Silvia Spec-R with the SR20DET turbo engine & the Spec-S with the SR20DE non-turbo engine are the two models in the lineup. Both the Spec-R & the Spec-S models offer an Aero version with minor aerodynamic modifications and a large rear spoiler.

The Nissan Silvia Spec-R has the 6-speed manual or the 4-speed automatic transmission, increased body and suspension rigidity, 4-piston front brake callipers, a larger brake power booster, the superior helical limited slip differential, with HICAS (High Capacity Active Steering) four wheel steering as an option.

The Nissan Silvia spec-S (not eligible) only has the 5-speed manual or the 4-speed automatic transmission but lacks the additional support structures of the Spec-R, and has 2-piston front brake callipers, a slightly smaller brake power booster, and the viscous limited slip differential.

Further to the models above there is various luxury releases also eligible such as the "Spec-R Aero", Spec-R Aero Electromotive Super HICAS" (High Capacity Active Steering), Spec-R Electromotive Super HICAS", "Spec -R B ", Spec-S Aero, "Spec-S G" & "Spec-S B packages available in the import range.

A convertible version of the Nissan Silvia was produced from July 2000 and named "Varietta" built by Autech (Nissan's special-car division) with a folding retractable hard-top that neatly folds into the boot space in less than 20 seconds with the push of a button. The engine was the non turbo SR20DE from the Spec-S version with the same choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmissions, and this model has a slightly longer boot to accommodate the hardtop. The Nissan Varietta is eligible for import up until and including models with March 2002 build date.



 

Nissan Silvia Spec-R Produced from January 1999

Body Type
Coupe
Doors 2
Seats 4
Frame GF-S15
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4445 x 1695 x 1285mm
Curb Weight
1240kg (Manual) / 1270kg (Automatic)
Transmission 6-speed manual / 4-speed automatic full range electric control (E-AT)
Engine Model / Type
SR20DET / water cooling serial 4 cylinder DOHC16 valve IC turbo
Engine Displacement
1998 cc
Power 183.88 kW @ 6400 rpm (manual) / 165.49 kW @ 6000 rpm (automatic)
Torque 274.59 N*m @ 4800 rpm
Turbo Charger
Turbo with intercooler
0-100 -
1/4 Mile
-
Fuel Type Premium unleaded
Standard Equipment Power steering, projector headlights, rear wiper, ABS (antilock brake system), LSD (limited slip differential), UV cutting glass , 16 inch standard aluminium wheels, full automatic air conditioner, central locking, power windows, steering wheel tilt, leather steering wheel, child seat belts, rear ELR3 point seat belts, side impact bars and driver and passenger airbags.
B Package Extra Equipment
Front fog lamps.
Aero/Aero Super HICAS
Extra Equipment
Rear spoiler and front fog lamps.
Factory Options Sunroof, front fog lamps, rear fog lamps, Xenon headlights, front spoiler, rear spoiler, privacy glass, side airbags and car navigation system.

 


 

Nissan Silvia Spec-S Produced from January 1999

Body Type
Coupe
Doors 2
Seats 4
Frame GF-S15
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4445 x 1695 x 1285mm
Curb Weight
1200kg (manual) / 1230kg (automatic)
Transmission 5-speed manual / 4-speed automatic full range electric control (E-AT)
Engine Model / Type
SR20DE / water cooling serial 4 cylinder DOHC16 valve
Engine Displacement
1998 cc
Power 121.36 kW @ 6400 rpm (manual) / 117.68 kW @ 6400 rpm (automatic)
Torque 192.21 N*m @ 4800 rpm (manual) / 188.29 N*m @4800 rpm (automatic)
Turbo Charger
No
0-100 -
1/4 Mile
-
Fuel Type Premium unleaded
Standard Equipment Power steering, projector headlights, rear wiper, ABS (antilock brake system), UV cutting glass, manual air conditioner, central locking, power windows, steering wheel tilt, child seat belts, rear ELR3 point seat belts, side impact bars and driver and passenger airbags.
G Package Extra Equipment
15 inch aluminium wheels, full automatic air conditioner, leather steering wheel & CD/radio.
B Package Extra Equipment Front fog lamps
Aero Extra Equipment
15 inch aluminium wheels, full automatic air conditioner, leather steering wheel, CD/radio, rear spoiler and front fog lamps.
Factory Options Front fog lamps, rear fog lamps, Xenon headlights, front spoiler, rear spoiler, LSD (limited slip differential), leather steering wheel and side airbags.
G Package Extra Options
Sunroof, privacy glass and car navigation system.
Aero Extra Options
Sunroof, privacy glass and car navigation system.

 


 

Nissan Varietta Produced from July 2000

Body Type
Open/Convertible
Doors 2
Seats 4
Frame GBYARTFS15ED4UA3AZ
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4445 x 1695 x 1285mm
Curb Weight
1330kg (manual) / 1360kg (automatic)
Transmission 5-speed manual / 4-speed automatic full range electric control (E-AT)
Engine Model / Type
SR20DE / water cooling serial 4 cylinder DOHC16 valve
Engine Displacement
1998 cc
Power 121.36 kW @ 6400 rpm (manual) / 117.68 kW @ 6400 rpm (automatic)
Torque 192.21 N*m @ 4800 rpm (manual) / 188.29 N*m @4800 rpm (automatic)
Turbo Charger
No
0-100 -
1/4 Mile
-
Fuel Type Premium unleaded
Standard Equipment Power steering, projector headlights, front spoiler, ABS (antilock brake system), UV cutting glass, 16 inch aluminium wheels, manual air conditioner, central locking, power windows, steering wheel tilt, leather steering wheel, child seat belts, rear ELR3 point seat belts, side impact bars, driver and passenger airbags and CD/radio
Factory Options Xenon headlights, LSD (limited slip differential) and leather seats.




 

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