NISSAN SILVIA S15 (2JZ-GTE)
Daniel Currie’s immaculately-presented 2JZGTE–converted Nissan Silvia S15 took out the best drift-style car. “After going through nine RB engines, I’d had enough. My last RB I spent around $30–40,000 trying to build a bulletproof package, and it still blew up. I’ve just had a gutsful of them,” Daniel said. The initial tune netted 421kW (565hp) at the wheels, which wasn’t enough, he decided. So another 2JZ is currently in the build, and with forged internals it should easily net 597kW (800hp) at the treads, backed by a dog box.
Another thing that caught our eye with this build was the fabrication work, which we’re told is done by Christchurch-based company Motorsport Fabrication Services — the lobster backing is second to none.
Keep an eye out for Daniel’s Silvia this season of D1NZ, Drift South, and Targa NZ, as he intends to get some serious use out of it.