2001 NISSAN 200SX SPEC-R (S15 SILVIA)

KEY FACTS

  • Built between 1999 and 2002, the S15 Nissan 200SX (or Silvia as it is known in Japan) was only available to Australian, New Zealand and Japanese customers.
  • Leveraging Nissan’s revered SR20 family of engines, this turbo variant produces 147kW at 6400rpm and 265Nm of torque from 4800rpm, and is equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels.
  • Sold in only two model variants locally, this top-of-the-range Spec R model impresses with its light kerb weight (1304kg) and engaging dynamics.

EQUIPMENT AND FEATURES

  • This very original 200SX also boasts a leather interior fitted by Nissan Australia and an upgraded Sony head unit.
  • Outside, the vehicle features Flame Red paintwork, Australian specific 200SX and Spec R badging, factory side skirts and rear spoiler, along with the standard 16-inch, five-spoke factory alloys.
  • Inside, this well-maintained 200SX has grey leather-clad sport seats (front and rear) along with leather door trims. 
  • Other standard features of note include four-piston front brake calipers, sunroof, driver and passenger airbags, central locking, leather gear knob and steering wheel, factory floor mats and air-conditioning.

CONDITION

  • This vehicle has no evidence of any repairs or resprays. To the front some stone chipping is evident, but this is consistent with age and use.
  • Inside, the vehicle is in excellent overall condition with no major wear.
  • There are no known error lights or mechanical faults.
  • This vehicle comes with a good service history from new, original owner’s manuals and tool kit.
  • It was most recently serviced in January 2021, around 1000km ago by Ultra Tune in Box Hill, VIC.

SUMMARY

This original, Australian delivered Nissan 200SX Spec-R will impress in its near factory condition. The relative scarcity of these models, paired with their reputation as an enjoyable, yet practical driver’s cars, has meant that good, solid examples like this car are hard to find. Under its svelte design and unassuming exterior there is impressive performance to be exploited, making this a great modern classic that could be a fun weekend toy or a more regularly used machine.

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This vehicle’s VIN has been checked against the Australian Personal Property Securities Register, and there is no security interest or other registration kind logged against the serial number. This vehicle has been checked through the Austroads NEVDIS system, and there are no markers under the written-off or stolen databases.

Car Overview

  • 77,230 km
  • automatic
  • RHD
  • Flame Red
  • Grey
  • 2.0L
  • VINJN1GAAS15A0001256


Lot Overview

  • Lot #06147
  • private Sale
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Seller

  • Melbourne_Automobiles

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Interior  (43)

Mechanical  (13)

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