«Prince skyline» (Nissan Skyline) - the mark of the car which is issued in Japan since 1957 by the company «Prince Motor Company», and then has been bought by concern «Nissan Motor» in 1966. By present time 13 generations of the given type of cars have been let out. «V36» the present version of a vehicle as has been widespread in Northern America, South Korea, Russia and Taiwan under mark «Infiniti G25».
The first vehicle «Skyline» with a factory designation «ALSI-1» descended from the conveyor with 1957 on 1963 under mark «Prince» and to measures of Japan was considered as the magnificent car. As a whole it has been sold about 33759 copies.
Vehicle which is presented on April, 24th, 1957, the company «Prince Motor Company» has constructed. The company is based on the basis of the company which made military planes in 1952 «Tachikawa Aircraft Company» and has been named in honour of prince of Japan. «Skyline» the first generation has been constructed on the basis of the commercial car «Prince Skyway».
It is important to note, that the car differed the magnificent external ex-terrier and had the American design. The vehicle has initially been equipped by engine «GA-30» which volume made 1,5 liters (1482) and capacity of 60 horsepower’s (44 kw), 1300 kg weighed nearby and was dispersed till the maximal speed of 140 kilometers at an o'clock. The car advanced enough was constructive, its back suspension bracket was type «De Dion» - with an easy beam connecting back wheel and motionlessly fixed reducer of the main transfer.
The model of the given car has been updated in 1958 with a designation «ALSI-2», and has received four headlights of light, and as all-new engine «GA-4» with mechanism «OHV» which at slightly differed working volume (1484) had higher capacity in 70 horsepower’s (52 kw).
Since 1962 began to collect manually a compartment and cabriolets under the name «BLRA-3» which on the external ex-terrier reminded the Italian design from « Giovanni Michelotti », with engine «GB-30» and volume about 1,9 liters which capacity made 96 horsepower’s (72 kw). These models for some years it has been let out very little, about sixty pieces as the price of the car was high, that about is twice more dear usual serial «Skyline 1500».
«Prince» in 1964 the new car «Skyline GT» where as the basic engine establishes 6 cylinder power unit «G-7» from «Gloria S40» because of what the wheel base should be increased on 20 see Owing to this success by the Japanese market new model «Prince 2000GT» creates leaves.