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Left Hand Drive Nissan Skyline : R32 R33 R34

Sean Morris Posted on January 13, 2021

Left Hand Drive R32 GT-R From Toprank Importers

R32 GT-R being converted to left hand drive

Nissan only sold the Nissan Skyline in Japan, other than some small quantities in countries like the UK, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand.  In each of these countries, they use right hand drive cars, so a left hand drive version was never necessary. 

However, some countries requirements, don't allow for right hand drive cars, so what is someone to do?  The first guy we know of with a left hand drive R32 GT-R was Henri Helanto. He built a car himself in the late 90's early 2000's.  Around the same time, there were some in the Middle East that had been converted to left hand drive. 

Since the US doesn't require left hand drive cars, when MotoRex did the certification and importation of the Nissan Skyline, they were not required to change position of the driver. MotoRex crash tested the cars right hand drive, and they are legal to drive as right hand drive cars in the United States. 

Not everyone is comfortable with a right hand drive JDM car in a left hand drive world.  So we know of an R33 and an R34 GT-R that were converted to left hand drive in the US. The R33 GT-R was sold and as far as we know, still in the US. The R34 GT-R went to Australia, got a big build, and then was sold to the Philippines. 

Left Hand Drive R33 GT-R

R33 GT-R being converted to left hand drive

This R34 GT-R was done in the US. The hope of the guy doing it, was to turn it into a business, but not that many people were interested in a left hand drive Nissan Skyline in the early 2000's. 

Left hand drive R34 GT-R

Left hand drive Nissan Skyline GT-R R34

Who is interested in having a left hand drive R32, R33, or R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R? To some people its blasphemous, to others what they want to be able to drive the car.  At least drive throughs would be easy, as would be tolls, and left turns.  Passing on two lane roads, would also be a bit easier. However we suspect the amount of people that would want to actually buy, and or convert a Nissan Skyline to left hand drive, when not required by law, is small. 

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