Hulk to Frankenstein in one step


Severn Valley Motorsport, creators of the ‘The Hulk’, a 218mph Nissan GT-R that can claim to be the world’s fastest, are back with a new – and even more bonkers – project.

Kind of like the Juke R but hopefully less ugly
Kind of like the Juke R but hopefully less ugly
The company has just taken delivery of a delivery-mileage Nissan Qashqai and a 2012 GT-R, with the aim of – you’ve guessed it – melding the two together into one. And by that, of course, we don’t mean the GT-R’s bodyshell with the Qashqai’s drivetrain.

No, the Qashqai will soon be running the running the GT-R’s VR38DETT engine and four-wheel drive running gear, surely making it the quickest Qashqai in the world. While there’s no word on what sort of power figure it’ll be running yet, this being SVM, you can be pretty damn sure it’ll be a big one. In fact, to aid with the new car’s build, SVM has also announced that it’s moving into fancy new premises. No small project, this, then...

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  • Rich_W 23 Jan 2014

    I doubt it was £250K worth.

    Used GTR for circa £40K Maybe £14? for a CashKai Couple months cutting and bodging. Not like it was a full time thing at 40hr per week.



    Of course, the uber cynic in me wonders how they acquired that GTR...

  • DonnyMac 22 Jan 2014

    s3fella said:
    Will they have to have this subjected to an iva test when complete?
    It's interesting that the donor car seems to be hiding its identity, whereas the quasquai has all it's plates on show.
    The car is now 'finished', no IVA test, it is on the Qashqai plates, maybe this was the reason the base GT-R didnt show it's identity.

    va1o said:
    Good point. Might become the youngest Q-registration car on the road scratchchin
    It should be but they won't put it under independent scrutiny.

    Mr2Mike said:
    Old post I know, but since it was made entirely from new parts it would be eligible for a current year reg plate after passing an IVA test.
    What new parts, have you seen the build thread? It's the body of a Qashqai welded on to a GT-R with the roof chopped off. Some of the GT-R bits got painted, a few uprated - it is the original GT-R with a new top and uprated engine.

    The builders are refusing point blank to enter it for an IVA test as "the rules don't apply to already registered cars" apparently, so they've left it with the Qashqai identity.

    AmiableChimp said:
    Guy from SVM estimated it cost around £250k.
    It is rumored to be up for sale at £275,000 - a potential 230mph+ with 1,000bhp+ cut'n'shut which the builder is refusing to allow to be tested as it's already registered to this (which incidentally wasn't used the final car) -



    I hope the new owner doesn't hear a rattle as it's launched down the POD...

  • Mr2Mike 18 Jan 2014

    AmiableChimp said:
    Saw the finished article at this years Autosport show.

    some machine! plenty of fun to be had.

    Guy from SVM estimated it cost around £250k.
    That's one way to pour money down the drain I suppose.

  • AmiableChimp 18 Jan 2014

    Saw the finished article at this years Autosport show.

    some machine! plenty of fun to be had.

    Guy from SVM estimated it cost around £250k.

  • GTR Owner 11 Jan 2014

    Pablo68 said:
    No No No

    The GT-R is a thing of...beauty
    The QashQow isnt.

    What they should have done is lightly played with the GT-R then driven the QashQow into the Severn Estuary
    LOL

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