1969 Skyline 2000 GT-R: The C10 Skyline was launched in July 1968. After debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show in the autumn, the GT-R was launched in February 1969. The heart of the vehicle, the S20, is a descendant of the R380?s GR8, a high-performance DOHC 24-valve engine. It was famed for its top speed of 200km/h and its ability to cover 400m from a standing start in 16.1 seconds. It achieved its debut win at the 1969 JAF Grand Prix.