I live in SoCal, so I need a factory equipped umbrella holder in my car about as much as glovebox full of scorpions…but I am absolutely obsessed with the trick this Pulsar GTI-R has inside the door. What you see is a factory Nissan umbrella that goes in special cavity accessible via the door jam. Sure the car has a SR20DET mated to all-wheel-drive…but that umbrella holder is sick. Would have been better if they put a katana in the door, Yakuza style, but Nissan made some cool cars back in the day. Find this 1991 Nissan Pulsar GTI-R offered for $17,950 in Ferndale, WA via craigslist. Tip from JB1025.
The Nissan Pulsar GTI-R was a homologation special street version of the N14 generation Pulsar/Sunny that allowed Nissan to race WRC Group A. They were only sold in Japan (as the Pulsar GTI-R) and Europe as the Sunny GTI-R, so finding one in the USA is a strange sight and makes me tingly with excitement. […]
The homologation-satisfying GTI-R treatment tarted up Nissan’s dopey Pulsar with revealing bodywork that left little to the imagination, ATTESA all-wheel drive, and the famous SR20DET. Weighing 2,690 pounds with 83% of the horsepower of an R32 GT-R, it’s as fast as it is flashy on the rally circuit. The U.S. never got one, but a […]