“I wanted the car to look like it came out of the dealership back in the 90s and you would see it on the streets of Tokyo,” says Slide Squad’s Mark Hutchinson of his 1992 Nissan Skyline GT-R. Like many of us, Mark’s friend had shown him a Japanese car magazine, and it opened his eyes to a new world of automotive goodness. This was in 1995, and Mark had to wait 22 years to import his dream car.
“If a 19-year-old version of myself could see me now, driving this car, he would just be beside himself,” Hutchinson says in an accompanying article. We can understand why. The R32 Skyline GT-R is a magical machine.
Hagerty Insurance, has long been known for providing coverage for classic and collectible cars in the muscle and exotic car world. They’ve also been making inroads to Japanese machinery, and this Hagerty-produced video of Mark’s R32 shows how serious they are. The dream cars of the 90s are officially classics, and it is only appropriately that they be treated as such.