Datsun

Too Nice to Donate: 1974 Datsun 710

Hard to believe someone donated this perfectly tidy 1974 Datsun 710 wagon, but that seems to be a relatively common occurrence in California. Blame it on the fine weather and prohibitive smog requirements that survivor-grade cars are cast off… more»

1 Of 2 In The USA: 1966 Datsun Bluebird 411 Deluxe Coupe

For nearly 50 years, Datsun and Nissan used the Bluebird nameplate for various compact vehicles in global markets. While gearheads in the USA flock to the 510 Bluebird, they often overlook other generations of the compact car. Barn Finds… more»

Tidy Series 1: 1970 Datsun 240Z

This listing is for a desirable Series 1 Datsun 240Z, a specimen that has been gaining steam for the past several years among the many generations of Nissan Z cars. It’s not surprising to see bidding already over $13K… more»

Dandy Datsun: 1977 Datsun 710 Wagon

There aren’t many people who would restore a 1977 Datsun 710 Wagon but that’s what has happened with this little jewel box. This museum-quality wagon can be found here on eBay in San Marcos, California and the current bid… more»

READER AD: 1984 Nissan Datsun 300ZX

Early Datsun Z cars are big these days, with nice 240Zs fetching pretty serious money. While later examples, such as the 260, 280 and 300ZXs aren’t as desirable, they still are great cars and are definitely going up in… more»

Solid Z-Car:1971 Datsun 240Z

With that long hood housing a six-cylinder engine, the short tail, and the ability to seat two people, it is easy to see how many motoring journalists of the day drew direct comparisons between the Datsun 240Z and the… more»

BF Success Story: Prairie Schooner Leaves Georgia Collection

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; here in Part… more»

Time Capsule: 44k Mile 1982 Datsun 280ZX

It’s hardly a coincidence that I’ve started seeing more preserved Datsun S130s cruising around on nice summer days. As the generational shift continues, Gen Xers will begin buying up the cars of their youth, with vehicles like this clean… more»

Cheap Z Project? 1978 Datsun 280Z

When you hear the words, “Great project car”, there are seemingly infinite possibilities as to what that could mean. In the case of one seller, it’s a 1978 Datsun 280Z with a blown head gasket and roached interior. It… more»

46k Mile Survivor! 1978 Datsun 810 Wagon

When was the last time you saw one of these, let alone one in good condition? I certainly cannot remember, and that’s part of what makes this 1978 Datsun wagon stand out among the rest. It’s listed here on… more»

West Coast Survivor: 1972 Datsun 240Z

There’s no denying that the early Z-cars capture the essence of Nissan’s halo sports car in the purest form. The slim chrome bumpers and tidier proportions play into one why demand for 240Zs remains higher than the later cars,… more»

No Reserve Project: 1973 Datsun 240Z

The S30 Datsun Z-Series is one of the most important models the brand ever produced, and of course, it seems like there’s a near constant stream of project-quality examples of the iconic sports car hitting the market. This 1973… more»

No Reserve Roadster: 1967 Datsun 1600 Fairlady

As temperatures climb and summertime quickly approaches, it’s easy to imagine yourself behind the wheel of a fun-to-drive convertible. This 1967 Datsun 1600 Fairlady is available here on eBay with no reserve, and it certainly serves as a tempting… more»

Stored 25 Years: 1969 Datsun 2000

Datsun had a winner on its hands with the “Fairlady”, although the name wouldn’t have been a winner for the U.S. market, to say the least. This 1969 Datsun 2000 Roadster can be found here on craigslist just northeast… more»

READER AD:1969 Datsun Sports 1600 Roadster

Finding a classic roadster project car that hasn’t succumbed to rust and rot is always a good starting point, and that appears to be the case with this 1969 Datsun 1600. It needs restoration, but the new owner will… more»

Stack ‘Em High: Datsun 240Z Series 1 Projects

There are days when I feel like my garage is truly too small. Well, it is – when it doesn’t have too many cars jammed into its 2.5 car footprint, it’s over-stuffed with parts I might need “someday.” This… more»