With the (Series 2) Skyline introduced in the R33 ,the drivers air bags came out standard fit in 1996 but with the other models they had only been options untill this time, as well as the passenger side airbags remained an option.
Also changed was the ignition system no longer located on the cam covers it was change in anyway. The Series 2 brought a few changes like headlights and the grill were tapered down plus the grill was shorter, the bonnet had some edges changed to fit the new headights and small changes to the front bumper to match the lower edges of the all new headlights .Much later models of the R33 11 had an Active-LSD fitted and that made them a very fun car around corners.replaced with better ignition coils and master ECU. One poor thing was the turbo it was changed to a nylon compressor wheel of all things.
In the time of the R33 there were quite a few body changes on the outside with the styled lights and some aftermartket bodykits, but the chassis and body did not
The R33 stopped production in late March 1998 with the making of the 40th Anniversary R33 Series 2.
check out the pic below of the great nissan skyline R33 for auto transport .
R33 GTR turbo
The R33 was came out in 1995 as the newer, and better then R32 model that so many had gotten to know well. With the new engine in the R33 that was almost the same as the old R32. It also came out with the same turbochargers, and just about the same gearbox , but the syncros are a lot stronger in the R33.
The newer engine had the weak oil pump fixed to stop it from failing in higher RPM. The 2.6 engine had mechanical advance fited on the intake camshaft and made better torque. All that gear in the R33 GT-R weight in at just over 1540kg.
Wtih the QLD laws changing all the time we now have lots of imports around here, In sunny queensland one car yard owner was close selling 100 cars a year ! Just think about that just one car yard with all the skylines coming into AU there will soon be lots of cars and we hope to get even cheaper nissan skyline...
This makes buying a Skyline the best sports car you can buy for the low cost right now.
There are many websites with skyline for sale check around and see what the best deal you can get is you will be happy once your driving one!.