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Down on the Street: Nissan Sunny GTi-R N14

I found this beautiful Nissan Sunny GTi-R N14 parked in the town next to my hometown.

I actually returned to the “scene of the crime” to take photos of a Nissan Silvia S14 I spotted a half year earlier but I lacked to bring a camera back then. So I was quite surprised to find this GTi-R parked on the same spot!

I actually spotted a white Sunny GTi-R before on the Wangan Warriors 10 meeting but it is not the same car. So I was lucky to spot a second one of these great little cars!

Yes it is a genuine GTi-R: Continue reading

DOTS: doing it wrong with a Sunny N14!

This Nissan Sunny N14 was parked right next to my house and immediately caught my attention. Made a small U-turn (I was on my bike) and took a few pictures. Can you guess what is wrong with this Nissan Sunny?
DOTS: Nissan Sunny N14
DOTS: Nissan Sunny N14

Take good notice of the position of the steering wheel (yes, LHD).

And then compare it with this close-up picture:
DOTS: Nissan Sunny N14
DOTS: Nissan Sunny N14

You probably already guessed it: there is a Recaro seat in that Sunny and it is on the passenger side!
WTF?! You are doing it wrong! The driver should sit in the Recaro and the passenger on the normal seat! 😀

BTW: both pictures were shot with my Helios 44-2 lens on f2.8, hence the big amount of bokeh.

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